course Sec – Parking Enforcement

Parking Enforcement Specialist
Career Diploma

The private parking enforcement industry is an exciting and ever expanding business to be in, especially in this day and age with all of the new responsibilities, job descriptions, and equipment that have emerged over the past few years.

Private Parking Enforcement Agencies now are directly responsible for the patrol and enforcement of violations on private property and some public areas. Private Parking Enforcement Agencies are also now contracting with city and county governments to patrol public streets, parking garages, pay lots and private/public venues which have covered or open lot parking and to issue citations, boot of tow enforce violations or repeat offenders while sharing in revenues generated through parking violation fines and booting fees.

In this program, we’ll cover both the private and public side of parking enforcement as well as how to structure a business plan and open your own private parking enforcement service.

Other areas covered:

  • Parking Enforcement Duties
  • Customer Service
  • Rules-Regulations vs Law
  • Implied Consent
  • Private-Public Citations


  • Booting
  • Tow Enforcement
  • Contracts
  • Insurance
  • Risks and Liabilities
  • Establishing a PE Business

On Campus or On-Line

This course is also available as
an on-site 2-3 day seminar!

Armour College brings the school to you!

$ 425
Payment Options Are Available

With the completion of the Private Parking Enforcement program credential, students are immediately prepared to provide enforcement services for private and public agencies as well as starting their own business. The training and certification also provides the student with an opportunity for career advancement as many employers now seek highly qualified applicants who not only have experience but who are highly trained parking enforcement professionals with an educational background.

This credential will provide the professional the clear advantage on the job as well as in their career.

Typical Tasks
Specific tasks typically required of a parking enforcement agent is to cite violators, apply immobilization boots on vehicles in violation and to notify towing services to remove violating vehicles from public streets or private property.

Potential Positions
Parking enforcement agents work for local and county governments, tribal lands and private businesses.

Employment Outlook
The growing use of parking agents to enforce park violations, collect parking fees and handle general parking enforcement issues ensures plentiful job openings, including many 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 $24,000 with a wage potential of $42,000.