In order to enroll for any class or program, we will ask several questions when you sign up. These questions include:

  • Are you a High School Graduate or Equivalent?
  • Are you at least 18 years of age?
  • Have you ever been convicted of a felony?
  • Have you ever been convicted of an offense as a Juvenile that would prohibit you from possessing or carrying a firearm?
  • Have you ever been convicted of a Misdemeanor offense within the 5 year period immediately preceding this application pertaining to possession of a controlled substance or marijuana?
  • Have you ever been convicted in any court of a Misdemeanor crime of domestic violence or assault and battery of a family member?
  • Have you ever been adjudicated mentally defective or are a danger to yourself or others?
  • Have you ever been acquitted by reason of insanity or adjudicated an incapacitated person by a Virginia or any court?
  • Have you ever been involuntarily admitted to a facility or order to mandatory outpatient treatment?
  • Are you the subject of, or named as respondent in a Restraining or Protective Order?
  • Are you a United States citizen or legal resident alien?
  • Have you ever been discharged from the Armed Forces of the United Stated under ‘Dishonorable Conditions”?
  • Are you a fugitive from justice?


BRCJA Training School Rules

  • All classes start on time as noted
  • Any student that arrives more than fifteen (15) minutes late will be removed from training
  • Students must attend all classes in order pass the training
  • Cell phones will be turned off or silenced at the discretion of the instructor
  • Dress code will be strictly enforced
  • Breaks will be given on the hour
  • Food or drinks in the classroom will be at the discretion of the instructor
  • 80% or higher score is required on all written tests or range qualifications
  • Any student that scores a 70-79% on a written test (in-person), will be afforded a second attempt to retake the test
  • Eye protection and muff type hearing protection must be worn on the firing range
  • Any complaints should be brought to the school director for resolution

Virginia Private Security Services Advisory Board

As a member of the Virginia Private Security community, I pledge:

  • To accept private security responsibilities and obligations by protecting life and property; preventing and reducing crimes; upholding the law; and respecting the constitutional rights of all persons.
  • To conduct myself with honesty and integrity and to adhere to the highest moral principles in the performance of my security duties.
  • To be faithful, diligent, and dependable in discharging my duties, and to uphold at all times the laws, policies, and procedures that protect the rights of others.
  • To observe the precepts of truth, accuracy and prudence, without allowing personal feelings, prejudices, animosities or friendships to influence my judgments.
  • To respect and protect confidential and privileged information except in those instances contrary to law or to this Code of Ethics.
  • To cooperate with appropriate criminal justice and government agencies concerning matters within their purview.
  • To accept no gratuity, promise or other favor which would compromise my integrity.
  • To strive continually to improve my performance through training and educational opportunities to better prepare me for my duties.
  • To conduct myself professionally at all times and to perform my duties in a manner that reflects credit upon myself, my company, and the private security community.