Armored car guards are trained workers that operate armored cars for the transportation of money and valuables for a variety of clients. Armored car guards must have at least a high school diploma. Many complete formal training in security, criminal justice or corrections to remain competitive in the field. Many employers provide some on the job training to new armored car guards to learn the necessary practices and procedures. Armored car guards must also have a clean driving record and they must pass a criminal background check. Employment of armored car guards is expected to grow faster than average for all professions, increasing 14% from 2008 to 2018. The growing population and heightened security concerns for money and valuables will drive job growth.