Class G Security Professional

 All course materials will be in compliance with Florida Statutes 493 and Florida Administrative Code legal guidelines 5N-1 in which students will learn firearms safety, the principles of marksmanship, firearms mechanics and liability. Students will also learn marksmanship fundamentals, loading and unloading, the 4-step draw and clearing malfunctions from a skilled professional.

Students must have or obtain the Florida Security D License and or Florida Private Investigative C/CC License to apply for the Statewide Firearms License.

You can enroll

  • Online

  • Phone

  • In Person

Completing the class G course:

  •  A Certificate of Proficiency will be disbursed for successfully completing this course.

  • Applications are to be submitted to the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Division of Licensing.

  • The Division of Licensing requires that you must pay $112 for hard copy license and $42 for a background check.

  • When the student receives the Class “G” Security License he or she will then be able to work as a security officer or as a private investigator in an armed capacity.

Once issued Class “G” License will be valid for 2 years. An annual 4 hr re-certification is required yearly to keep Class “G” License active.

Frequently Asked Questions

Class G FAQs

What are the requirements for the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services Division of Licensing classification of a class G officer?

The applicant must be at least 18 years of age. The applicant is required 28 hours of training in a state certified facility. The applicant is required to take firearms training. The applicant must have a health certificate clearance from a doctor. (Physical Examination) The applicant is required target training and handgun marksmanship. The applicant is required ammunition training and firearms care. The applicant must have no record of any substance abuse

Course Objective

Completion of this course will prepare students entering the Security industry ensuring compliance with Florida Statutes 493.

How long is the class G course?

The Florida class G security license, requires 28 hours of classroom training by a licensed firearms instructor (K) at a licensed security school.

Is there a course outline on what will be covered?

Yes. A copy will be given in the beginning of your first class. Also be sure to bring a pencil and notepad.

How much is the class G licensing?

$199.99 w/ free Concealed Weapons Course

What equipment do I need for the class G course?

No Ammunition allowed in Classroom, RANGE ONLY! No open shoes. Sneakers or boots only Long pants with strong belt – (i.e. jeans, duty or tactical pants) – *NO SHORTS OR SWEAT PANTS ALLOWED* Crew neck t-shirt, dress or polo shirt – *NO TANK TOPS OR LOW CUT SHIRTS ALLOWED* If you wear glasses please bring them to class Firearm (Available for rent) If you bring your own firearm you MUST have a min. of 3x Magazines (Semi-Auto) or 3x 6 Round Speedloaders (Revolver)