(A) Private security academic training course
(1) The purpose of this voluntary course is to provide a certified training curriculum approved by the commission for those seeking employment in the private security field. This curriculum and its student performance objectives are the minimum academic standards for completion of the course.
(2) Nothing in these rules shall limit or be construed as limiting the commander from establishing additional training objectives or success criteria above those established by the commission. Where a conflict may arise, commission rules or standards will supersede those of the commander.
(3) Instruction in company, department or agency rules, local ordinances, or school rules may be given upon local initiative. No portion of the instructional time devoted to this part of the training shall be credited toward the hours of instruction and topics required for completion of the certification course.
(B) Private security basic firearms training and requalification courses
(1) The private security basic firearms training and requalification courses are designed to meet the requirements for such training and requalification as established in section 109.78 and Chapter 4749. of the Revised Code.
(2) These courses are designed to prepare students to perform armed functions while on security duty. Nothing in these rules shall be construed as limiting the employing authority or agency from enacting rules and regulations which establish higher standards of training or qualification than those of the commission.
(3) No instruction other than the commission-approved training shall be credited toward the hours or objectives required for basic firearms certification or requalification.