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Security Training Concepts ‐ Certifications, Cost, and Reviews

Security Training Concepts is located in Chicago, IL, but also offers classes online. This school offers training in 36 qualifications, with the most reviewed qualifications being PERC Card, Armed Security License, and Security Guard Certification. Time to complete this education training ranges from 2 hours to 1 week depending on the qualification, with a median time to complete of 20 hours. The cost to attend Security Training Concepts ranges from $25 to $300 depending on the qualification, with a median cost of $150. When asked how they paid for their training, most reviewers responded, "I paid for it myself".

The most commonly reported benefits of attending Security Training Concepts are "Good teachers" and "Positive environment", but respondents also mentioned "Affordable" and "Hands-on training" as notable benefits. Security Training Concepts has been reviewed 57 times, with an average rating of 4.79 out of 5. About 95% of reviewers would recommend Security Training Concepts to a friend.

School Information

455 West 79th Street Chicago, IL 60620
2 hours - 1 week


  • PERC Card: $60 - $205
  • Security+ Certificate: $150
  • PERC Card Certificate: $85 - $180
  • Security Guard Certification: $60 - $180
  • 20 hour security certificate: $70
  • Security Training Concepts certificate: $145
  • 20 hour Unarmed basic security training Certificate: $60
  • Armed Security License: $50 - $165
  • Unarmed security guard: $100
  • certificate 20hr security training course: $180
  • Security officers: $55
  • 20 hour Certificate: $250
  • and Recent PERC Card: $250
  • Firearm control card: $100
  • 40 hr Armed license: $100
  • Basic Training Proprietary Security Force Certificate: $170
  • Certificate of Completion: $500
  • Security Training Certificate: $90
  • 20 hour Unarmed Security Certificate: $269
  • Concealed Carry Firearm Training: $150
  • 20 hour unarmed security training certificate: $55
  • Basic Training course: $160
  • Unarmed Security License: $25 - $185
  • Flagger/Laborer: $165
  • Basic Security 20 Hr training: $150
  • Carrying a Concealed Weapon Certificate: $145
  • Armed Security Certificate: $100
  • CCW license: $145
  • Unarmed Security Guards Certificate: $180
  • Security Officer Certification: $300
  • Permanent Employee Registration Card (PERC) Certification: $160
  • Unarmed Security Officer Certificate: $55

What do students think about this program?

Top pros

Good teachers Mentioned in 53 reviews
Positive environment Mentioned in 50 reviews
Affordable Mentioned in 47 reviews

Recent reviews



Flexible class hours, Good teachers, Affordable, Positive environment, Hands-on training

Other comments

Good hands on training. The instructor is very knowledgeable and wants you to learn and be safe. The class sizes are small and its a friendly environment.


Flexible class hours, Good teachers, Affordable, Helpful career services, Positive environment, Good career preparation, Hands-on training

Other comments

Great combination of classroom and hands on training. Mike is an amazing teacher. I recommend this for high school grads and college students and retired people

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PERC Card Questions & Answers

What do people wish they knew before earning their PERC Card?

826 people answered

“How important it was and how much sooner I should’ve gotten it.”

Nov. 4, 2019

“How many opportunities I was missing out on.”

Nov. 3, 2019

What advice would you give to someone interested in earning their PERC Card?

944 people answered

“Get it if you want to advance in the security field.”

Nov. 1, 2019

“Stay update when you have renewed your license”

Nov. 1, 2019
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