Frequently Asked Questions
At New Age Academy, our goal is to provide potential students and clients with the information you need to make an informed decision about their career training needs. Below are routine inquiries that we receive from students and clients that may answer some of your questions about our training program.
If you have a question that is not addressed below, feel free to call our Registrar at 703-912-3057. We’ll be happy to assist you.
Q: I’m currently working and have limited time to attend class. How flexible is your course schedule?
A: Our regular courses are held between the hours of 8:00 am and 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday. For customized group training consisting of 5 participants or more, we can deliver courses after business hours and on weekends. Customized trainings are typically provided to government and commercial clients.
Q. If I become a certified security guard in the District of Columbia, am I eligible to work in Maryland and Virginia with that same certification?
A: No. Each security officer registration/license is only valid in their respective jurisdictions.
A: Yes. However, students are responsible for the payment of application fees associated with state registration and licensure.
A: Yes. Firearms, safety gear and 50 rounds of ammunition are included. Students may utilize their personal firearm upon the instructor’s approval.
A: It depends. Misdemeanor charges may or may not disqualify an individual, depending on the circumstances. Felony convictions exclude individuals from successfully passing the state’s background check.
Q: I’m interested in becoming a private investigator. Will your course qualify me to become registered in Maryland, DC and Virginia?
A: Each state has it respective processes, procedures and qualifications.
A: No. However, our parent company, New Age Protection, Inc., is a government service provider of physical security solutions and is often looking for qualified applicants. Feel free to search our online jobs portal to review current job openings.
A: Springfield, Virginia is located approximately eight miles south of Washington, DC. Driving directions can be obtained from our Contact Us page.