Guard Card Courses.com offers a free basic guard training course that meets the California state regulations for guard card training, as of 2015. This site also includes more advanced courses are available for a fee.
The free one-hour basic training course offers active shooter training. This site also offers an eight-hour course for about $35 that includes California state-required training for power to arrest and weapons of mass destruction. The 32-hour course for about $90 includes the state-required, 24-hour returning education requirement, and 40-hour course for about $110 include both the eight-hour guard course and the 24-hour returning education course. These courses are available 24 hours per day and are designed to work at the user's own pace.