Armed Security License

We asked 5,342 job seekers about their Armed Security License. This is what they told us:

  • 51% of job seekers said "required for my current job" was the biggest reason for earning their Armed Security License
  • 75% said earning their Armed Security License helped them make more money
  • 88% said earning their Armed Security License helped them get a job
  • 94% said they would recommend a family member or friend earn their Armed Security License

What are people saying about getting a Armed Security License?

Did this certification help you make more money?

Based on 5,326 responses

75% said earning their Armed Security License helped them make more money

Did this certification help you get a job?

Based on 5,324 responses

88% said earning their Armed Security License helped them get a job

Would you recommend this certification?

Based on 5,326 responses

94% said they would recommend a family member or friend earn their Armed Security License

Why did you decide to earn your Armed Security License?

Based on 5,342 responses

Required for my current job
51%
Make more money
36%
Changing careers
30%
Get an edge over other candidates
9%
Help my career progression
38%
Other
11%

What was your job title after earning this certification?

Based on 4,112 responses

Security Officer View jobs
45%
Security Guard View jobs
27%
Armed Security Officer View jobs
5%
Security Supervisor View jobs
2%
Armed Guard View jobs
2%

What do people wish they knew before earning their Armed Security License?

3,444 people answered

“Many employers are looking for people with this certification.”

Aug. 17, 2019

“I wish I knew ho easy it was to do, I thought there was multiple steps to it.”

Aug. 17, 2019

“The class was so long with so much information.”

Aug. 17, 2019

“That I should have waited so long should a started very young”

Aug. 17, 2019

“Are many employers looking for this position”

Aug. 17, 2019

What advice would you give to someone interested in earning their Armed Security License?

3,842 people answered

“My advise is to jump on getting your security licenses fast because its not hard to get and you will probably like it.”

Aug. 17, 2019

“Pay attention in the training class. It’s so much information you will need to know in order to pass.”

Aug. 17, 2019

“Get a certification and structural welding or short circuit so you can work for either nuclear plants or volvo or maintenance work.”

Aug. 17, 2019

“It is always a good back up when falling on hard times”

Aug. 17, 2019

“The test Is required a lot of studying and time but it is worth it in the end.”

Aug. 16, 2019
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