FL Security G License | Armed Security Officer License
Florida State Security G License Course
There are numerous rewarding career opportunities for armed security guards. With your Florida State Security G License, you’ll open many doors that lead to solid pay and challenging work. If this is your goal, VSS Security & Firearms Academy of Miami is here to help you reach it.
Becoming an armed security guard in Florida begins with our complete training course taught by state-certified instructors. In order to prepare you to apply for your Florida State Security G License, we’ll cover all the important firearms fundamentals from gun safety and weapons maintenance to laws covering the use of force and, of course, marksmanship.
A competent armed security officer in the state of Florida must understand these and other training elements. At VSS, we make sure that you can shoot a weapon accurately and at the same time make the quick decisions that could save a life one day. You’ll gain a thorough understanding of the laws that affect armed security guards so that all your actions in the field are lawful and training-driven.
Florida State Security G License can open career possibilities
The Florida State Security G License Course is overseen by the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services and taught by VSS instructors with years of experience preparing students to become armed security guards. If you live in the greater Miami area or anywhere within Miami-Dade County, Broward County or Monroe County, here’s your invitation to get on the fast track to success.
With a G License authorizing you to carry and use a weapon as an armed security guard, your career paths are numerous:
- Private corporate security
- Security for VIPs and celebrities
- Industrial and commercial facility patrol
- Personal bodyguard
- Member of security team
- Temp/per diem guard assignments
G License Course specs
There’s a lot to learn and know before you can work as an armed security guard. VSS Security & Firearms Academy will cover all the bases in our specialized Florida State Security G License Course. Here are some of the things you’ll learn:
- selection of firearm type
- proper grip
- site alignment
- trigger squeeze
- combat reloading
- strong hand/long hand
- drawing weapon from holster
- securing weapon properly
- cleaning and maintenance of firearms
- proper storage of weapons when not in use
- and many other disciplines necessary to perform your job in a safe and efficient manner
Course length: 28 hours
Schedule: 23 Total Classroom Hours – Mondays to Wednesdays, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
What you get: All study materials approved by the State of Florida, application notarization, fingerprinting, certificate upon completion
(NOTE: Beginning July 1, 2014, you can qualify with a 9mm, 38mm, 40mm or 45mm. Call us to schedule your transition from a 9mm to one of these other styles of weapons.)