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Security License School – Ft. Lauderdale

Let VSS Training Academy train you as an Armed or Unarmed Security Guard

Ft. Lauderdale Firearms Training for Security Guards


All across Ft. Lauderdale and the surrounding areas people look first to VSS Security & Firearms Academy to help them prepare to become armed security guards, unarmed security guards, private investigators, firearms instructors and more.

With demand for skilled security officers growing in and around Ft. Lauderdale, maybe it’s time for you to take the first step with security guard and firearms training at VSS.

Our state-of-the-art training facility is one of the advanced in south Florida. By taking you through a targeted curriculum, step by step, our expert instructors will give you the training you need to move yourself right into a rewarding career.


Here are some of our courses that lead to various security and firearms licenses:

  • Unarmed security guards: Florida State Security D License Course
  • Armed security guards: Florida State Security G License Course
  • Florida State Concealed Weapons Permit Course
  • Florida private investigator: Florida State C License Course
  • Security agency manager: Florida State M License Course

Security guards are needed in Ft. Lauderdale. Call (786) 801-1151 for your training!

Crime is everywhere, and much of it is combatted or prevented by security guards in and around Ft. Lauderdale. Here, armed security officers with a Florida State Security G License and unarmed security officers with a Florida State Security D License work to make life better and safer for all.

Across the city, from Ft. Lauderdale Beach and busy Las Olas Boulevard to the Galleria and other shopping venues, crime prevention is a definite concern. When you train with VSS, you’ll learn how to deal with typical and unusual situations you could face in carrying out the duties of a security officer.

Opportunities abound for licensed security guards in Ft. Lauderdale

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The instructors at VSS are state-certified and motivated to get you ready for employment in any number of industries where security personnel are needed. You’ll be taught how to perform daily tasks as a security guard, and you’ll also learn about use-of-force laws and other mandates that govern work in private security. With those credentials, your job potentials are almost unlimited.

Where do licensed security officers work?

  • Industrial complexes
  • Retail establishments
  • Municipal and court buildings
  • Doctors’ offices, clinics and medical centers
  • Transportation venues
  • Corporate security details
  • Escorting of cargo
  • Bicycle and foot patrol
  • Professional bodyguard
  • and much more
VSS is the place to start your PATH TO A GREAT CAREER

You can begin your training right away toward a stable security career. Certified armed security guards and unarmed security guards can be hired in many capacities. You may hire on as a foot patrol for large events such as hockey games at the BB&T Center or monitoring the crowds taking one of the area’s many everglades tours. Or maybe you’ll work in private security at gathering places such as the Ft. Lauderdale Country Club or Sawgrass Recreation Park. No matter where you seek employment, your certification through VSS Academy will open many doors.

New classes are starting – call (786) 801-1151 to enroll for your future!


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About VSS Security & Firearms Academy

VSS is headed by CEO William A. Lopez, a retired police officer with more than 35 years’ experience in both crime prevention and crime prevention through environmental design, as well as criminal investigations. We provide a safe and productive training environment for those seeking to become armed security officers, unarmed security officers, private investigators, instructors and more.

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