Security Guard - Armed inspects, monitors, controls, and patrols work sites, an assigned location, property, and/or people. May be expected to collect and complete paperwork. Being a Security Guard - Armed requires a high school diploma or its equivalent. May have to complete an apprenticeship and/or formal training in area of specialty. Additionally, Security Guard - Armed typically reports to a manager. To be a Security Guard - Armed typically requires 1-3 years of related experience. May be entry level if some experience in the skill. Gains or has attained full proficiency in a specific area of discipline. Works under moderate supervision.