New Jersey SORA Licensing course

Public Safety Training of South Jersey is proud to announce that we will begin offering a SORA (Security Officer Registration Act) licensing classes. SORA classes are an integral part of becoming a high quality security guard in the state of New Jersey.



This course, which will satisfy all educational requirements for SORA licensing in the State of New Jersey, covers a variety of topics including: terrorism awareness, theft, crime prevention & deterrence, New Jersey infrastructre, basic fist aid, incident command structure, ethics, report writing, and more.



-> Duration:  24 hours

-> Type: In person

-> Target audience: Individuals interested in obtaining their SORA license in the state of New Jersey

-> Prerequisites:

  • Be 18 years or older at the time of the class

  • Valid photo ID with epiration

  • A “30 day Temporary Certificate of Registration as a Security Officer” must be obtained. Visit to purchase the temporary certificate

-> Credentials: Students will obtain all educational prerequisites needed to obtain a New Jersey SORA license

-> CEU information: N/A

-> Additional information: Students will also need to be able to pass a background check that is ran by the State of New Jersey. Crimes regarding controlled substances, any fourth degree crime or greater, and other relevant criminal offenses may affect an applicant's ability to acquire a SORA license



After completion of the course, students will have 30 days to get fingerprinted through Identogo. Failure to do so within this time frame will result in your termporary certification expiring and you will need to retake this course

About the Security Officer Registration Act

A SORA license ensures that all security guards within the state of New Jersey have received ample training to meet New Jersey state law requirements. New Jersey is just the eleventh state to pass laws requiring SORA certification for security guards.
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