Our online bouncer training courses are open 24/7. You can take our course from the comfort of your home.
About Nightclub Security Courses
We offer a variety of courses for online bouncer, in-house guards, servers, and more. Each of these courses is designed to provide comprehensive and easy to understand information to ensure the safety of both the employee and the customers. To take advantage of all of the courses we offer, we recommend the National HOST Basic Training or State of California Licensing Training for residents of California. Taking the entirety of the course will protect you the most from lawsuits, liability, and most importantly keep your customers safe and secure. However, if you do not need our entire training, you can choose to take individual courses.
Our courses offer a unique, totally different, job-specific training programs that your staff can use and put into effect immediately. We offer the first License Program in the State of California, which is also being reviewed by several other states around the US.
Learn more about each of the courses we offer below.
California PSO Licensing Training
Proprietary Security Officer (PSO or PPSO) | Approved Training for Insurance Compliance (CALIFORNIA Clients)
The State of California mandates that all in house guards or bouncers, known as Proprietary Private Security Officers (PSO) under the law, complete 16-hours of job specific training as part of their licensing process. This requirement can be satisfied online through our interactive course. BSIS Approved 16-Hour Online PSO Training.
National HOST "Platinum"
National Hospitality Operations Security Techniques | Approved Training for Insurance Compliance (Class C Clients)
This course is identical to our National HOST Security training with the added bonus that each individual lesson in this course now has testing modules. The testing will obviously improve the training quality of the course and will absolutely give owners and managers more peace of mind regarding how completely trained and knowledgeable their employees are after taking this course.
New Hire Bouncer Training
Entry level training that every newly hired bouncer must know
Way too many owners and managers hire a new bouncer and put them on the floor hoping that through on-the-job training - having the new guy stand with an veteran guy, that somehow the new bouncer would get properly trained. This course can change totally change that.
Powers to Arrest
Powers to Arrest, Citizen's Detention and Citizen's Arrest - Generic but broad in scope
This course will provide the user with valuable information regarding the ability to make a citizen's detention or citizen's arrest, when it might be acceptable and legal to make that detention, what methods can be used to make that detention, what should be done before and after the detention, documentation, and a lot more.
Conflict Resolution and Force
Understanding the legal limits to the use of force and issues related to conflict resolution
This course will teach the user what courts have said is legal force as well as methods of dealing with violence and violent incidents. The discussion will also cover sound methods to deal with pre-violent activity and issues after a fight or other violent incident has occurred.
Alcohol Service Liabilities
Alcohol Service Liabilities - Civil, Criminal and Administrative
This course will outline in detail the three liabilities the hospitality industry faces daily. Each of the three liabilities will have examples provided for better understanding. Finally, the user will be given written and video scenarios depicting several examples of the three discussed liabilities.
Terrorism Awareness as it relates to the hospitality industry
This session is very unique and was designed for the hospitality industry. We will be using videos from the State of California Department of Consumer Affairs to assist you with understanding Terrorism. The scenarios or discussion after each video were tailored to your bar or club to, again, help you understand Terrorism.
Recognition of Borrowed and Fake Identification
Recognition of Borrowed and Fake Identification - State License, State ID, Military, Passport and Others
This course will give the user all the necessary information to be a great screener of ID. They will learn what the available security features are and what each of these features looks like. They will see actual photos of valid, fake, altered and Internet fake forms of identification.
Alcohol Service Rules and Regulations
Alcohol Service Rules and Regulations - Generic State Regulations
Knowing and understanding the rules and regulations that govern the legal service of alcohol must be known by every security host. Not knowing the rules can be very dangerous for the employees and the owner. This course will provide several generic rules that are related to the sale of alcohol and the operation of a bar or club.
Recognition of Narcotics and Club Drugs
Recognition of Narcotics, Club Drugs and Prescription Abuse
This course will help the user better understand that drugs are being used in their bar or club and that both guest and employees may be using during their time in the venue. The information provided will cover the appearance of the actual drugs, how the drugs are used, how they are brought into the club or bar, and more.
Security Guard Essentials
Approved Training for Insurance Compliance (Class D Clients)
This 3.5-hour security training program was designed specifically for insurance compliance requirements and it is intended specifically for small to mid-size businesses.* The Security Guard Essentials is a video and quizzed based program to satisfy compliance requirments. The program also offers a convenient "start-and-stop" platform for learning fundamental security guard topics and concepts.