How to Become a Security Guard in South Carolina

Becoming a Security Guard in South Carolina is similar to a lot of other states: you need to meet basic requirements such as age, language proficiency, and other usual security licensing requirements of this nature.


Furthermore, to get a Security Guard license in South Carolina, you need to take a government approved Security Guard licensing course:

  • "Primary Basic" security license course.

In SC, the government body that controls a South Carolina Security Guard's license is the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division.


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