Blue Star Security Training LTD

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Main telephone 708.669.7470
Contact person name Carmen Ray Nero
Contact person title Owner/Instructor
Contact person e-mail Email
Contact person phone 708.669.7470
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Public or private Private
Type of school Firearms/Security/Body Guard/Illinois Concealed Carry
Date founded 2004
School accreditation Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation; Illinois State Police
Specialized accreditation Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation; Illinois State Police
Specialized licensure Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation; Illinois State Police
Setting Suburban (within commuting distance of a large city)
Population of city the school is in 2,853,114
Public transportation to campus Pace and RTA
Student parking on campus Free street parking
County Will
Visitor information website Visit
Also on Facebook: Blue Star Security Training Ltd.
School visit availability Call for appointment 7 days a week
Contact to set up school visit Carmen Ray Nero
or Facebook: Blue Star Security Training Ltd.
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Other enrollment information Enrollment is as classes are scheduled.
Black 12%
Hispanic 15%
White 20%
Race/ethnicity unknown 5%
These figures reflect responses of people who chose to indicate their racial-ethnic background. All categories except Hispanic represent non-Hispanic students. International students are not included in these figures so they may not add up to 100 percent.
Percentage of students from out of state 0%
Other age of student information 70% under 25 and over 18
Percentage of students 25 or older 30%
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Costs (for proprietary schools) Unarmed training $80; armed training $230; Chicago firearms permit $100; range fee $50; yearly requalification $80; and range fee $50; State of Illinois concealed carry $300 and range fee $50. CPR/basic first aid training also offered. Prices vary according to which package you take. Prices range from $35 to $120.
Tuition refund policy No refunds on tuition
Pre-payment plan (if you pay your entire tuition when you enroll, you don't have to pay higher prices if tuition increases) Yes
Tuition guarantee (you aren't affected by tuition increases; the tuition you pay your first year is the amount you pay all years) Yes
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Admissions contact person Carmen Ray Nero
Admissions contact title Director
Admissions contact e-mail Contact
or Facebook: Blue Star Security Training Ltd.
Admissions phone (local) 815.260.4411
For incoming students Open (virtually all applicants are accepted)
Open admissions policy applies to 18 years and over for security
13 years and over for CPR classes
Entrance difficulty level for these groups Open (virtually all applicants are accepted)
High school education High school diploma required and GED accepted.
Admission is available All year round; no breaks in class cycles
Application deadline Continuous
Submit these items:
Application Required for all students
High school transcript or GED certificate Required for all students
Interview Required for all students
Other application materials State ID or Illinois drivers license
Other application materials Required for all students
Other information about exams All written exams require passing score of 70%
Fingerprinting for background check
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Pre-certification training Yes
Pre-licensing training Yes
Certificate or diploma Yes
Academic calendar Year round
Grading system Pass/fail
Number of faculty on campus 5
Evenings Yes
Short-term courses Yes
Computers on campus for student use Yes
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Academic advising Yes
Reading and study skills courses Yes
Tutoring Yes
Basic job skills Yes
Other services other Job placement assistance
24-hour emergency phone and alarms on campus Yes
Campus patrolled by trained security personnel Yes
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Had a full-time job offer within six months of graduation 100%
Placement assistance Yes
Résumé referral to employers Yes
Source: Illinois Career Information System (CIS) brought to you by Illinois Department of Employment Security. If you have questions or concerns about the information displaying please contact Illinois Career Information System.