The Connecticut Bail Academy is a state-approved vendor that offers pre-licensing education in the field of bail bonds. Each course at the Academy is taught by a dedicated and knowledgeable bail bond expert with years of experience in the industry. From BEA Criminal Justice and Bondsman Firearm Qualification to Surety Bondsman Pre-License and Pistol-Permit courses, we offer an all-encompassing educational journey into the world of bail bonds.
BEA 101 is a 20 hour criminal justice course approved by the CT State Department of Public Safety for those wishing to become licensed Bail Enforcement Agents in the State of Connecticut. This course also includes both the OCAT O.C. ceritifcation and PATH handcuffing certification courses.
Bail 102 is a 24 hour pre-license course approved by the CT State Department of Insurance for those wishing to become licensed as surety bail bond agents
BEA/Bondsman Firearms Qualification
The Gold Card is a Bail Enforcement Agent / Bondsman firearms permit required by the state of Connecticut of anyone carrying a firearm while in the course of their duties as a licensed surety bond agent, professional bond agent, or BEA.
Connecticut Pistol Permit Class
Connecticut Pistol Permit Class is a course that is required of persons wishing to obtain a pistol permit in the state of Connecticut.
Defensive Pepperspray is based on an internationally recognized program used by health care, law enforcement, and corrections to train personnel in the use of O.C. Sprays.
Basic Handcuffing is based on an internationally recognized program used by health care, law enforcement, and corrections to train personnel in the safe application and use of handcuffs.
Connecticut Bail Academy offers continuing education to meet the needs of professionals in the commercial bail industry.
Advanced handcuffing is designed to allow students to practice proper application of handcuffs on resistive subjects with the aide of a certified instructor in a controlled environment.
This course combines our popular Bondsman Pre-License and Bail Enforcement Agent 20 hour Criminal Justice course into one 40 hour course.
The compliance seminar will focus on preparing bond agents to deal with bail regulation changes effective Oct 1, 2011
Gold Card Annual Certification
4 Hour Annual Re certification for Bondsmen and Bail Enforcement Agents.
Firearms Permit Endorsement (Blue Card)
Applicants for the security officer firearms permit endorsement must complete a course of instruction approved by the Commissioner of Emergency Services and Public Protection.