"G" Armed Security
Choosing The Right Training academy to obtain your "D" Unarmed Security license makes all the difference. Here at The Right Training, LLC, students will obtain a thorough understanding of what it takes to become a licensed security officer. With 30+ years of combined experience in the security industry, law enforcement, military and private investigations, our "DI" and "K" licensed instructors explain the similarities and the differences between law enforcement officers and security officers.
Our Security Officer training courses meet and exceed the State of Florida "D" curriculum. Plus we give more input that any other training location, simply because all of our instructors are currently active or retired Security Officers with 30+ years of hands on experience. Classes are kept small (usually 3–10) and are taught in a comfortable environment.
We prepare our Security Officers to take their place in a fast growing and rewarding career.
Security Officer (Armed) - Class “G”: Any individual who performs ARMED security services must have a Class “G” Security Officer license.
Only Class “C”, Class “CC”, Class “D”, Class “M”, Class “MA” and Class “MB” licensees are permitted to bear a firearm, and any such licensee who bears a firearm must also have a Class “G” license.
An applicant for a Class “G” license must submit proof of successful completion of a minimum of 28 hours of professional training at a school or training facility licensed by the department.
In order to obtain a Class “G” Statewide Firearm License, each applicant must successfully complete the 28-hour initial qualification course. This course provides students with the basic knowledge and proficiency skills needed to safely handle and shoot a handgun (semiautomatic pistol). Along with extensive educational material on firearms safety and the mechanical operation of firearms, this course also includes material on various legal aspects of firearms ownership, possession, and use. At the conclusion of the classroom portion of the 28-hour course, a written examination that will be administered to test the student’s mastery of content.
“G” Course includes lesson material on various legal aspects of firearms ownership, possession, and using (including liability limits to Use of Deadly Force Laws), the firearms training material in the student handbook are derived from the Florida Basic Recruit Training Program’s High Liability Course used by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) and approved by FDLE's Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission (CJSTC) for use in administering firearms training to an individual beginning their entry into armed security officer career. As this training is the accepted standard used to prepare individuals for a long career in law enforcement and it is The Right Training, LLC’s., position that this training represents the benchmark of excellence in firearms training for armed security officers. Therefore, it is appropriate that this training be used to prepare armed security officers, to carry firearms while performing regulated duties.
Each student is responsible for reading and reviewing all course-related material. Your instructor will discuss general rules of firearms safety, and you will be expected to strictly abide by these rules throughout the entirety of this course. You will be required to attend classroom lectures and upon completion of the classroom portion, individual must complete a written examination that covers all the course content and pass the exam with a minimum score of 70%. You will then meet at a firing range facility to perform practical exercises using the type and caliber of handgun with which you intend to qualify. Students are required to show a minimum proficiency of 70% (168 points) on the basic firearms course of fire. The QUALIFICATION COURSE FOR INITIAL LICENSURE shall consist of three cycles of 48 rounds each for a total of 144 rounds to be fired (1 practice round and 2 qualification rounds). Instructors shall record the student’s highest score out of the two qualification rounds on each student’s Certificate of Firearms Proficiency for Statewide Firearm License. If you as a student receive training that uses fewer than 144 rounds in the practical range exercises notify the Division of Licensing.