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Chemical Agents / Pepper Spray Class ONLINE
(CA BSIS Approved Chemical Agents Class)

Complete the California BSIS Chemical Agents / Pepper Spray Class ONLINE

Regular Price: $55.00


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Any security guard card that carries tear gas/pepper spray/chemical agents on duty must take and pass an approved course in the usage and carrying of pepper spray. 

Affordable. Easy. 100% Online!

Online Security Training / Chemical Agents Course Overview:

  • Who needs to take the BSIS approved chemical agents / pepper spray / OC spray class?
    • Every security guard who carries tear gas or any other nonlethal chemical agent (pepper spray, OC spray, mace, etc.) shall complete an approved course (See CA Penal Code Sec. 22835 and CA Bus. & Prof. Code Sec. 7583.35)
    • This is the REQUIRED course for any security guard (a person with a guard card license) in California to carry pepper spray on-duty / in the course of his/her duties
    • Complete the pepper spray class ONLINE
    • Never step foot in a classroom - 100% online from start to finish
    • We Are A California BSIS Licensed Security Training Facility 
    • Complete the course at your own pace
    • Course  completion certificate & completion card available online as soon as you finish the class
  • Why Should I Complete the Pepper Spray/Chemical Agents Class with Cody S & Associates?
    • Convenience - Many of our students don't have the time to take the traditional in person class, so they find our self-paced online chemical agents / pepper spray class to be the perfect solution to their busy schedules 
    • Easy to use - Our state of the art online classroom provides students with easy to use instruction modules and a number of other user friendly features 
    • Affordable - Our online pepper spray class class is significantly less expensive than the majority of in-person guard card classes that are offered by other California approved security training facilities
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Cody S & Associates, Inc. is fully licensed by the CA BSIS to Administer the California Guard Card / Power to Arrest Course 
and the BSIS Approved Chemical Agents / Pepper Spray Course
(TFF #1330 / TIF #2149)
California Security Guard Training Requirements

A security guard must complete 40 hours of required training and an 8-hour refresher course every 12 months after completing the 40-hour course. As part of that training, a security guard must complete an 8-hour Power to Arrest training course prior to being placed on post. In addition, 16 hours of training is required within the first month and an additional 16 hours within the first six months.

What is the Guard Card Class?


The Power to Arrest Course consists of four (4) hours of training in both of the following two (2) subjects:

A. Powers to Arrest (
4 hours)

Objective: To familiarize and instruct the individual on the training topics delineated at Business and Professions Code section 7583.7, including, without limitation, legal aspects, techniques, liability, and company requirements relating to the arrest of an individual. The training will utilize the Department of Consumer Affairs' Power to Arrest Training Manual and may include lecture, discussion, exercises and role-playing.

  1. Overview of Power to Arrest Manual and subject matter.
  2. Definition of arrest and discussion on the implications to the subject, the guard and the company.
  3. Lecture/discussion on escalation and de-escalation techniques in the use of force.
  4. Lecture/discussion in the use of restraint techniques and their implications.
  5. Discussion of trespass laws and implications of enforcement.
  6. Completion of the Power to Arrest Training Manual Test with 100% score in accordance with the Manual's Administering Instructions.

B. Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) & Terrorism Awareness (
4 hours)

Objective: To familiarize and instruct the individual on the subject matter and observation skills required to identify and report precursor activities to a terrorist event, react appropriately, report the occurrence of a terrorist event, and remain safe while helping control the scene after a terrorist event. The training will utilize the Department of Consumer Affairs' Weapons of Mass Destruction & Terrorism Awareness for Security Professionals course consisting of a Digital Video Disk (DVD), Student Workbook and Facilitator Manual.

  1. Introduction and overview of the training.
  2. The Role of a Security Officer.
  3. The Nature of Terrorism.
  4. Weapons of Mass Destruction.
  5. Coordinating and Sharing of Critical Information.

How to Obtain a California Guard Card - 3 Easy Steps


Step 1 - Take the 8-Hour Guard Card Class
  • Register for the online guard card class 
  • Receive your completion certificate as soon as you complete the course

Step 2 - Have Your Fingerprints Taken
  • We provide affordable Live Scan Fingerprinting to our students
  • Click here to obtain the fillable Live Scan Form 

Step 3 - Submit Your Application to the State
  • Apply online as soon as you complete the course
  • Or, apply by completing and mailing the application to the State