Nevada Security Officers Firearms Training Course
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Nevada Armed Security Officers are required to complete a state mandated firearm safety training course. All courses must be conducted by a certified instructor per Nevada Law. The Nevada Private Investigators Licensing Board (PILB) provides administrative oversight for private security training in Nevada.
Security Officers who carry firearms are required to complete a 13 Hour course before they can work as a licensed armed security officer. This course includes 8 hours of classroom instruction and is followed by a written examination, and 5 hours of range training followed by weapons qualification. Upon successful completion of this course the officer is issued a wallet card (To be kept by the officers and carried will on duty) as well as a training certificate that must be submitted to the Nevada Private Investigators License Board.
In Nevada, armed security officers must also complete a semi-annual live-fire weapons qualification while employed with a PILB Certified Company.
The armed security officer student must possess a referral from the company which the officer is seeking employment. In addition the student officer must have completed the application for security officer with the State of Nevada PILB and be in possession of current or provisional security officers license prior to taking the course.
Course length: 13 Hours (8 Hours Classroom / 5 Live-fire Range Training)
Prerequisites: Must possess current or provisional security license issues by the PILB
Audience: Security Officers regulated by NRS/NAC 648
Safe Storage & Child-Proofing
History of Private Security
Review of NRS/NAC 648
Care & Cleaning of Duty Weapons
Nevada Laws Relating to Firearms & Deadly Force
Force Options & the Lawful Use of Force
Types of Handguns
Selection of Handguns, Holsters and Accessories
Weapons Retention Techniques
Fundamentals of Pistol Marksmanship
Contact with Law Enforcement
Live Firearms Qualification
Equipment needed for course:
Current Picture ID and Proof of Current or Provisional Security License
Duty Belt (All gear)
Duty Handgun(s) (All Firearms that the student/officer wishes to carry on duty)
Three Magizines or Speed Loaders
Baseball Style Hat (For Live-Fire Range)
Long Sleeve Shirt (For LIve-Fire Range)
Firearms Cleaning Kit
150 Rounds of Ammo (Additional 50 Rounds for Each Weapon Qualified on.
Pen & Paper for Note Taking
Water & Snacks
Arm & Knee Pads for Kneeling and Prone Shooting Requirments
NO LIVE AMMO IS ALLOWED INSIDE THE CLASSROOM. NO EXCEPTIONS.
Course Cost: Call for Current Pricing . (702) 824-0984
* THESE FEE’S DO NOT INCLUDE REQUIRED AMMO.
Special Notes: Any student with any special needs requirements should advise the training staff prior to any range activity. The staff will make every attempt to make reasonable accommodations for the student.