course Sec – General Instructor

General Security Instructor
Career Certificate

In this program:

  • Build comfortable rapport with participants and get buy-in from the beginning.
  • Deliver content logically and simply in a brain-friendly fashion.
  • Orchestrate the optimum environment for your training.
  • Engage the audience in multi-faceted, ingenious ways to facilitate learning.
  • Use and combine compelling audio & visual aids to utilize more senses.
  • Choose creative and stimulating delivery formats for “dry,” technical material.
  • Facilitate partner and group activities applicable to learning goals
  • Transfer information from short-term to long-term memory.
  • Plan and design a seamless, multi-sensory training that will have lasting impact.
  • Apply Accelerated Learning strategies for results-boosting, super-charged


Understanding How Adults Really Learn
• Introduction to Accelerated Learning (AL) methodology
• The instructor-centered versus the participant-centered approach to learning
• How traditional training tends to suffocate real learning

Different Learning Styles and How To Accommodate Them
• The different needs of visual, auditory and kinesthetic learners

• VAKI principle—training strategies for each type
• How to reach all learning modalities when conducting training

Engagement Strategies For Enhanced Learning
• Keeping your participants alert, engaged, open and relaxed

• Using rapport-building techniques with success
• Using activities and games to reinforce the learning
• Implementing a variety of learning exercises


Energizing Computer-based Training
• Inherent problems with computer-based training and what to do about them

• Creative strategies for revitalizing technical training
• How to make computer-based training practical for all learning styles
• Games and activities that will make the learning process more effective
• Special room set-up allowing for a flexible and fluid training environment

Combining Media To Make An Impact
• Avoiding “death by PowerPoint”. Use simple methods to create compelling visuals—what to include and what to leave out

• Do’s and don’ts of PowerPoint
• Using brain-compatible flip-chart techniques
• Using music to enhance learning
• Engaging the image-brain for rapid memorization

Prerequisite: Minimum High School Diploma
Study Method: On-line/on campus programs
Program Length: As few as 6 Months

$ 595
Payment Options Are Available

Typical Tasks
Instructors prepare lesson plans, write curriculum and instruct students on topics specific to the course or program the student is enrolled in.

Potential Positions
Private and public safety instructor employment opportunities continue to grow as states mandate more training for security and public safety officers and first responders.

Employment Outlook
Private training schools, career and technical colleges, individual law enforcement and emergency service providers and private security agencies continue to see a greater need for professionally trained instructors, teachers and trainers.

With this increase there will be broad opportunities for full-time, temporary and part-time work. Virtually all job openings will stem from permanent position openings while some may stem from those who go to different occupations or leave the labor force.

Within one year after graduation, the estimated employment rate for this program is 79%.

The typical graduate starting wage is $28,000 with a wage potential of $62,000.