Find the answers to your frequently asked questions about Pacific West Academy’s security training programs.

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Find the answers to your frequently asked security training questions. If you didn’t, call us at (818) 906-3753 for those or any other questions.

PWA is located in California, Los Angeles area. Our main campus address:
16117 Covello St.
Van Nuys, CA. 91406

The Certified Executive Security Specialist Program includes 39 days of training spread out within 8 weeks.

The CESS Program tuition cost is $15,800 which is equivalent to 7 months and 29 days of Post 911 GI benefits.

“Any textbook costs, equipment fees, application fees, cost of ammunition, facility use, certifications, etc. affiliated with the course curriculum are included with the listed rate for the course.”

Yes, we want to ensure all students have an opportunity of finding gainful employment. Most security companies that we have connections with, work nationwide and may have work opportunities in other states.

PWA will help and assist you with the necessary certifications once verified and cover any additional fee that’s associated.

No, the school does not cover travel or transportation expenses.

Yes, lodging is provided to students during the duration of the course.

No, you will not need to move to CA in order to work EP. We will help assist you with employment opportunities in the state you choose to reside in.

No, military experience is not required.