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Insurance Compliance

Security training programs specifically designed for hospitality insurance compliance purposes.

About Insurance Compliance

Insurance companies nationwide turn to NSC to help their hospitality and nightlife policyholders reduce claims and save money. NSC is a hospitality industry leader when it comes to designing and delivering hospitality security training programs. Our training programs have been reviewed and recommended by many of the top hospitality insurance providers.

The following training program recommendations are based on business’s total annual gross sales and number of Security Guards* employed by the policyholder.

*Security Guards are considered any personnel whose primary responsibility is in a security capacity despite what title a business gives them. It is highly recommended that all management participate in the selected training program as well.

Class Annual Gross
# of Guards
on payroll
Recommended Training Program
A $6M+ or 20+ In-person National HOST
B $4M to $6M or 10 to 19 Hybrid National HOST "Platinum"
C $2M to $4M or 6 to 10 Online National HOST "Platinum"
D less than $2M or 5 or less Security Guard Essentials 2018

Learn more about each of the courses we offer below.

California PSO Licensing Training 2024


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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" 2024


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National Hospitality Operations Security Techniques | Approved Training for Insurance Compliance (Class C Clients)

This robust training program will give owners and managers more peace of mind regarding how completely trained and knowledgeable their employees are after taking this course.

Security Guard Essentials 2024


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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 requirements. The program also offers a convenient "start-and-stop" platform for learning fundamental security guard topics and concepts.