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Armed Security Training – 20 hr Course – Classes are now available online with in-person range



Now Only $125.00! – use promo code “armed100” at checkout.

All class promotions are FINAL SALE, No refunds

Class Schedules

Date Days Time
9/24 & 9/25 Thursday & Friday 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
10/8 & 10/9 Thursday & Friday 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
10/22 & 10/23 Thursday & Friday 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
11/5 & 11/6 Thursday & Friday 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
11/19 & 11/20 Thursday & Friday 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

** You must have successfully completed 20 hours of UNARMED security guard training before taking this class. **

*There is an additional day for range qualifications.

If you need to rent a gun for this training, please bring $20 to cover the rental fee.

This top-level security training class is taught by experienced AGB instructors at our state-of-the-art training center located at 7545 S. Western Ave. in Chicago.

Register now, limited class size due to social distancing guidelines at the range.  Masks are required.  The lecture portion of the class will be held online, after registration you will receive a link to the virtual class.



Get the training you need to earn a Security Training Certificate and enhance your career in the security industry. AGB is certified by the State of Illinois as a provider of armed security training in Chicago. The course meets the requirements of the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation as outlined in the Detective Act. Our security training provides additional information that is not required by the state. Our trainers include former law enforcement officers, with experience at the federal level.  The customized training that we offer equals what you’ll find at the largest national and international firms.

20-Hour Armed Security Training covers all requirements necessary to work as an Armed Security Guard in Illinois. View the detailed curriculum.

Requirements for AGB Armed Security Course

In addition to a strong work ethic and good work record, all candidates must meet these minimum requirements:

  • U.S. Citizenship or valid Green Card
  • Live Scan fingerprints
  • PERC card
  • FOID card
  • High school diploma or G.E.D.
  • Drug screening and background check
  • Strong communication skills, including spoken and written English
  • Good personal grooming habits
  • Have reliable transportation
  • Honest and dependable
  • Must provide references
  • 20 hours of unarmed security guard training

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