Star has State of Hawaii certified Guard Trainers who are able to certify individuals for their State of Hawaii Guard Cards.  We also outsource our training for companies requiring that their employees to be certified. 

Daily Schedule Of Classes

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Day One

 Introduction to Asset Protection & Security (2 hours)

  • Define basic terms associated with the security function
  • Give an overview of the history of security
  • Explain various types of security operations
  • Define the basic function of security service
  • Understand the importance and meaning of the word PROFESSIONAL

Includes video, lecture, workbook and a 20-question 30-minute test.


Ethics, Deportment and Professional Conduct (2 hours)

  • Define what is meant by "professionalism"
  • Describe ethics in the context of a security professional
  • Understanding the impact of the discretionary decision-making process
  • Describe the Code of Ethics
  • Define the conditions that are present to cause unethical action to occur
  • Recognize the beginnings of an ethical dilemma
  • Define department as it applies to the security profession

Includes video, lecture, handouts, workbook and a 20-question 30-minute test.


Human and Public Relation (2 hours)

  • Define public Relations as it impacts the security function
  • Explain the concept of client-centered security
  • Explain the needs of all people
  • Understand the basic components of dealing effectively with an angry person
  • Understand the importance of a solid working relationship with the law enforcement community

Includes video, lecture, handouts, workbook and a 20-question 30-minute test.


Communications (2 hours)

  • Explain the steps in the communications process
  • Articulate the importance of courtesy in the communications process
  • Define interpersonal communications
  • Define the common barriers to effective communication
  • Understand the steps to overcoming communications barriers
  • Explain the reasons why written communications can fail

Includes video, lecture, workbook and a 20-question 30-minute test.

Day Two

 Elements of Crimes (2 hours)

  • Explain the Elements of what constitutes a Robbery
  • Explain the Elements of what constitutes a Burglary
  • Explain the Elements of what constitutes a Theft
  • Explain the Elements of what constitutes a Trespass

Includes video, lecture, handouts, workbook and a 20-question 30-minute test.


Patrols and Fixed Posts (2 hours)

  • Understand the basic elements of the patrol function
  • Explain and illustrate the different types of patrols
  • Explain the importance of observation and perception
  • Explain the rules of observation and perception
  • Define the factors that affect observation and perception
  • Explain the proper use of the Cooper Color Code
  • Outline the guideline to follow for fixed post duty

Includes video, lecture, workbook and a 20-question 30-minute test.


Fire Protection and Life Safety (2 hours)

  • Explain the fire tetrahedron
  • Define the basic classes of fire
  • Explain the stages of a fire
  • Define the concept of fire prevention
  • Explain the function of a fire detection and alarm system
  • Define the basic classifications of fire extinguishers
  • Define the basic components of proper fire situation response
  • Articulate the major causes of accidents in the workplace

Includes video, lecture, workbook and a 20-question 30-minute test.


Emergency Situations (2 hours)

  • Explain the basics of what a security officer must know to handle an emergency
  • Demonstrate the proper methods of traffic control
  • Explain the proper way to respond to a report of a traffic accident
  • Explain & demonstrate the proper procedures for securing & protecting a scene
  • Define the concept & components of crowd management
  • Explain the basic procedures used in responding to a reported bomb threat
  • Explain the things to look for when conducting a bomb threat search
  • Articulate the basic functions of security with regards to a natural disaster
  • Define & explain the conditions that can lead to workplace violence
  • Define some of the warning signs of workplace violence

Includes video, lecture, workbook and a 20-question 30-minute test.

Day Three

 Criminal & Civil Laws & Liability (2 hours)

  • Define the elements that common to all crimes
  • Understand the seven principals of crime
  • Explain what an affirmative defense is
  • List some of the criminal charges most often filed against officers
  • Understand the concept of legal authority
  • Use of force - defined and when it can be used
  • Define tort law & liability
  • Explain what negligence is and how it relates to the security profession
  • Define vicarious liability

Includes video, lecture, handouts, workbook and a 20-question 30-minute test.


Laws of Arrest, Search & Seizure (2 hours)

  • Define probable cause
  • Define arrest
  • Give examples of various forms of detention in the security business
  • Explain limitations on searches & seizures

Includes video, lecture, handouts, workbook and a 20-question 30-minute test.


Investigations, Report Writing & Notes (4 hours)

  • Explain the varied and diverse uses of security reports
  • Understand the concept known as the 5 C's
  • Demonstrate the proper method for taking accurate field notes
  • Explain how to properly describe an object and a person
  • Understand the importance and uses of the investigative interrogatories
  • Explain the rules to follow in order to avoid problems in report writing

Includes video, lecture, handouts, workbook and a 20-question 30-minute test.

Day Four

 Infant, Child & Adult C.P.R. (5 hours)

  • Introduction to the course
  • Recognizing emergencies
  • Protecting yourself
  • Before providing care
  • Prioritizing care
  • Rescue breathing
  • Cardiac emergencies
  • Practical application

Includes video, lecture, handouts, workbook and a 20-question 30-minute test.


Standard First Aid (3 hours)

  • Introduction to the course
  • Recognizing emergencies
  • Protecting yourself
  • Before providing care
  • Sudden illnesses
  • Wounds
  • Injuries to muscles, bones & joints
  • Heat & cold related emergencies
  • Practical application

Includes video, lecture, handouts, workbook and a 20-question 30-minute test.

Day Five

 Automated External Defibrillation (A.E.D.) (3 hours)

  • Introduction to the course
  • Check call care
  • Checking an unconscious victim
  • Cardiac chain of survival
  • Using an A.E.D.
  • Skill scenarios

Includes video, lecture, handouts, workbook and a 20-question 30-minute test.


Mock Crimes Scenes (5 hours)

Utilizing actors we spend the afternoon putting the last 4 ½ days of study into practical application. Each student is placed in a variety of settings and must make judgments as to the type of case, how to respond and then will write up a detailed incident report. Our instruction staff then critiques the report before sending the student back for more mock crimes.

The following are just some of the many scenarios that we will run:

  • Traffic accidents
  • Thefts
  • Robbery
  • Burglary
  • Trespassing
  • Suspicious behavior
  • Arguments
  • Fights
  • Sudden illness or injury
  • Slip and fall
  • Domestic violence