20 Hour Firearm – Armed Security Guard – Training Course

The course leads to a 20-Hour Firearm Training Course Completion Certificate of the required subjects, to obtain your Firearm Training Certification from the State Of Illinois.

All individuals who want to be employed as a armed private security guard in the State of Illinois must complete the 20 hour Firearm – Armed Security Guard Training Course at a state-licensed training facility. Start your career in the security and investigation industry today. ***JOB PLACEMENT IS AVAILABLE***

  • The cost of the two (2) day session is $150 for material, handouts & Comprehensive Study Guide.
    There is an additional charge for range fee and ammunition.
  • Cash, Credit Card or Money Order accepted.
  • Students must register one (1) week prior to class online or by calling 773-697-4249.
  • A deposit of $60 is required at registration to secure your seat for the class.
  • The deposit is NON-REFUNDABLE. A credit will be issued for a future session.
  • Classes are held at 2958 W Belmont Ave, Chicago, IL 60618.
  • Classes are scheduled from 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM with an intermission in between.
  • The deposit is NON-REFUNDABLE if you miss the class. A credit will be issued for a future session.

Note: Walk-ins are accepted based on open seating, cost is $150 plus $75 for material, handouts & Comprehensive Study Guide.

  • Please call for two (2) day weekend class schedule.

20 Hour Firearm Content:

Semi-Automatic and Accessories-8 hours

A. Description of semi automatic- See diagram
B. Semi Automatic malfunctions
C. Care cleaning of semi-automatic and ammunition
D. Ammunition review-misfire, squib loads, reloads
E. Holsters and Rig
F. Rig set-up-magazine pouches, asp, o/c spray, handcuffs

Firearm Law

A. General Safety
B. Storage Obligations
C. Deadly Force
D. Firearm Discharge Report
E. Liability While Armed
F. Search Seizure and arrest procedures while armed

Firing the Revolver

A. Four safety rules
a. All Guns are Always Loaded
b. Never let the muzzle cover anything you are not willing to destroy
c. Keep your finger off the trigger until your sites are on target
d. Know your target and beyond

B. Range Procedures and Conduct
C. Commands
D. Double Action/Single Action
E. Grip-Thumbs Forward
F. Finger Outside of Trigger Guard
G. Trigger Squeeze

Shooting Positions

A. Weaver
B. Combat Triangle
C. Support Kneeling
D. One Knee
E. Prone

Shooting Techniques

A. Point Shooting
B. Marksmanship
C. Combat Shooting
D. Double Action

Course of Fire

A. 50 round Illinois State Law Enforcement Course Records

A copy of the Certification of Completion of a Firearm’s Course will be kept by TGG and USIA.

*ALL RANGE RULES WILL BE FOLLOWED OR THE STUDENT WILL BE IMMEDIATELY DISMISSED*
*ALL CLASSES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE, NO REFUNDS. A CREDIT WILL BE ISSUED FOR FUTURE CLASSES.*