Certified Protection Officer

George Mason University

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Career Training Program
Program Code: GES227
Hours: 50
Fees: $950.00 USD


Looking for a career where you are always in demand? Certified Protection Officers (CPOs) enjoy ample employment opportunities and long-term job security. In this program, offered by Smart Horizons Career Online High School, you will master the skills you need to obtain certification as a Protection Officer and gain employment in this popular field.

As you prepare for your career as a protection officer or security guard, you will learn about report writing, physical security, emergency procedures, workplace violence, traffic control, fire prevention, use of force, and operational risk management. The program is conducted entirely online and gives you the opportunity to learn at your own pace. Throughout, you will have the support of an experienced, enthusiastic teacher who is committed to your success.

When you complete the program, you will earn a self-study Certified Protection Officer (CPO) certificate that meets the academic requirements for obtaining the CPO credential. Get started today, and prepare yourself to enter this exciting career field!

You will be given six (6) months to complete the program; however, since the course work is self-paced, you may be able to complete it in less time.

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