East San Gabriel Valley Regional Occupational Program and Technical Center

Short Term Courses

Advanced Security Officer 

Short Term Program Description

This course provides an introduction to three disciplines: Administration of Justice, Forensics, and Security Training. The Security training discipline provides skills that are mandated for registered Security Officers.


Guard Card

The Power to Arrest Course consists of four (8) hours of training in both of the following two (2) subjects:

Power to Arrest 4 hours

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

Weapons of Mass Destruction & Terrorism Awareness 4 hours

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

Once the Bureau has received the Security Guard Card online application and criminal history clearances, the cleared security guard will appear on the Bureau’s Web site and the actual security guard registration will be mailed to the applicant. 


Baton Permit

The baton training course is designed to give students the minimum level of proficiency to carry and use a baton while on duty as private security guards.

(1) Moral and legal aspects of baton usage.

(2) Use of force.

(3) Baton familiarization and uses.

(4) First aid for baton injuries.

(5) Fundamentals of baton handling.

(A) Stances and grips.

(B) Target areas.

(C) Defensive techniques.

(D) Control techniques.

(E) Arrest and control techniques.

(6) Examination of the subject matter as taught in the classroom and as provided by the bureau

Upon Successful completion of 8 hour course and written exam a permit or certificate is issued, the holder may carry any type of baton only with valid Security Guard registration. 



Chemical Agent

1.  Tear Gas Use and Effects

2.  Pepper Spray Use and Effects

3.  Air Borne Chemical Agents

4.  Water Borne Chemical Agents


Upon Successful completion of this course pursuant to Section 22835 of the Penal Code Student will be provided with a certificate approved by the Department of Consumer Affairs, Bureau of Security and Investigative Services indicating that the person is proficient in the use of tear gas or any other nonlethal chemical agent.


Emergency Medical Technician Core

Students learn skills necessary to respond to emergency calls and provide efficient and immediate care to critically ill and injured patients, both at the location of the emergency and during transport. Critical thinking and emergency care concepts are integrated in this program.


First Aid CPR AED is a classroom, video-based, instructor-led course that teaches students critical skills needed to respond to and manage a first aid, choking or sudden cardiac arrest emergency in the first few minutes until emergency medical services (EMS) arrives.


First Aid/CPR AED

Students learn skills such as how to treat bleeding, sprains, broken bones, shock and other first aid emergencies.  This course also teaches adult CPR and AED use.

Course Content:

  • Key changes reflecting the new science from the 2010 American Heart Association Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care
  • First aid basics
  • Medical emergencies
  • Injury emergencies
  • Environmental emergencies
  • Adult CPR and AED use
  • Optional modules in child CPR and AED use and infant CPR
  • Optional written test

Course Format: Classroom-based (instructor and video, with skills conducted throughout)

Upon completion of this course, students receive an American Heart Association Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED Course Completion Card that is valid for two years.


First Aid/CPR BLS

Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers (BLS) is designed to train professionals to respond to cardiac and breathing emergencies for adult, child, and infant victims. Consistent with the 2010 AHA Guidelines for CPR/ECC, BLS is the foundational CPR/AED program typically required for healthcare providers and public safety professionals. Through the use of lecture, skills demonstration and practice, case-based emergency response scenarios, and reflection and debriefing activities with a focus on team-based response, BLS builds the key critical thinking, problem solving, and team dynamic skills that are needed to drive better patient outcomes.

Course Content:

  • Basic Life Support and CPR
  • Heart anatomy and physiology
  • Risk factors of heart disease
  • Signs and symptoms of a stroke/heart attack for men and women
  • One-man CPR- Adult-child-infant
  • Two-man CPR- Adult-child-infant
  • First Aid
  • First aid basics
  • Medical emergencies
  • Injury emergencies
  • Environmental emergencies
  • Adult CPR and AED use

Course Format: Classroom-based (instructor and video, with skills conducted throughout)

Upon successful completion of the course, learners will receive a 2-year “Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers” certificate. 


Fire Arms Certification

Classroom Training-During the eight hours of classroom training, student will learn moral and legal aspects of firearms use, firearms nomenclature, weapons handling and shooting fundamentals, and emergency procedures.

Range Training-The six hours of range training will give student practice in safely handling and firing your weapon. Student must requalify on the range twice a year before renewing their permit.

Upon successful completion of the course and student has passed the written and range exams the student will be issued an exposed firearm permit by the Department of Consumer Affairs Bureau of Security and Investigative Services.

FIRE ARMS PERMIT FIRE ARMS PERMIT                 (second part)

Fully Certified Officer Training - Must enroll one week prior to start date.

  •  Power To Arrest (8 hour)
  • State of  California Baton Permit
  • State of California Firearms Permit
  • First Aid with CPR and AED
  • Chemical Agents Certification
Tuition $166.00 $165.00 $123.00 $29.00 $367.00  
Pre-Requisite N/A Guard Card  N/A Guard Card  Guard Card  Guard Card 
 HOURS 8 8 8 2 6 8





Short Term Program Description

This course teaches students to diagnose, service, install and repair commercial and domestic refrigeration and air conditioning equipment. Completers will be able to work with a variety of zoning, direct digital controls, and variable drive motors. 


Microsoft Office Word/Excel

Short Term Program Description

Students will develop skills in four widely-requested Microsoft applications: Word, Excel, Outlook, and Power Point. Students will develop increased competency and productivity with the four Microsoft applications.  At the end of each Microsoft application course, students will have the opportunity to complete the certification available with Microsoft.  


Nurse Assistant

Short Term Program Description

This course enables students to learn the necessary skills and theory needed to provide nursing care to patients in various health care settings. Basic nursing principles and practices are combined with clinical practice in long-term and acute care facilities.


Patient Navigator *NEW COURSE*

Patient Navigators provide individualized assistance in a culturally and ethnically competent manner for health consumers, families and caregivers as a means of reducing and overcoming barriers and facilitating timely access to quality healthcare through all phases of the healthcare continuum.  As a member of the healthcare team, Health Care Coordinators act as a bridge between the team, patients, family and community to improve health outcomes. 

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▪ Patient Navigation: A Resource Guide for Navigators and Care Coordinators
By: RN, OCN, JoAnn Smith DNP (Author),‎ LCSW, Melissa Teague MSW (Author)



▪ Communication Skills for the Health Care Professional: Concepts, Practice, and Evidence
2nd Edition ISBN-13: 978-0763755577, ISBN-10: 0763755575














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