Armed Private Security Officer Certificate (5021)
This 28-hour course designed to prepare students for licensure as a armed security officer. Student will gain a better understanding of the criminal justice system, including learning about Civil & Criminal Liability, Operational Firearms Safety, Firearms Mechanical Training, Semi-automatic Pistols, Firearms Range Qualification for handguns and Florida Statutes 493, 775, 776, and 790. This course reviews Legal Aspects, Operational Firearms Safety, Mechanical Training, and Firearms Qualification. The student will qualify with a .38 caliber firearm. Students are allowed to bring their own weapons but must be inspected and approved by an instructor prior to use on the range.
This certificate program meets the minimum standards for licensure through the Department of Agriculture and qualifies students for the Florida Class G License. This license ensures that the public is served by private security officers who are ethical, qualified and well-trained.
Students must complete the 40-hour unarmed training course before taking this course.