Armed Security Guard Training

Becoming an armed security guard is a profession that requires some of the best training available. Because of this, we require our guards not only go through the 20 hour armed class out lined below, but our candidates must also complete the unarmed training class before completing the armed classes.

The armed training classes include the following curriculum:

  1. Use of Force
    • Method of Arrest
    • Forcible Felony Defined 720ILCS
  2. Handgun Safety
    • General Firearm Handling Safety Rules
    • On/Off Duty Safety Considerations
    • Home Safety Considerations
    • Strong Firearms Considerations
    • Firing Range Recommendations
    • What is Firearms Safety?
    • Do’s and Don’ts of Range Lead Safety
    • Home Storage of Weapons
  3. Pistol Nomenclature
    • Proper Assembly and Disassembly
      • Firing Pin Block
      • Extractor/Loaded Chamber Indicator
      • Trigger
      • Front Sight
      • Slide Assembly
      • Disassembly Lever
      • Slide Stop
      • Rear Sight
      • Decocking/Safety Lever
      • Hammer
      • Receiver
      • Grip
      • Lanyard Loop
      • Magazine
      • Magazine Catch Assembly
      • Disassembly Button
  4. Cleaning & Maintenance
    • Semi Automatic and Revolver
    • Practical Application
  5. Nomenclature of Ammunition
    • One Complete Round
    • Grains
    • Centerfire Ammunition
  6. Loading & Unloading
    • Practical Application
  7. Shooting Fundamentals
    • Review 3 types of stances
    • Draw
    • Grip
      • Strong hand grip
      • Support hand grip
  8. Isometric Tension
  9. Breathing Technique
  10. Sight Alignment
    • Practical Application
  11. Sight Picture
    • Practical Application
  12. Trigger Control
  13. Dry Practice

For a complete explanation of the armed security training classes that AGB Investigative Services provides, contact us.

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