Security Firearm Training

Our training division, Weaponshakx, provides weapons and close quarter combat training for civilians and security personnel. Please see for a comprehensive list of all of our courses. We offer top quality instruction that will prepare you to succeed as an armed security officer. Weaponshakx offers a full range of security officer training. Please contact us for our schedule of armed security training dates or to arrange training at your location and convenience.

Florida Armed Security Officer / Investigator Class G License

To work armed security or investigations in Florida, students are required to complete the 28-hour Florida Statewide Firearms “G” license course conducted by a licensed firearms ‘K’ instructor.

To apply for armed security or investigator jobs, you must already have one of the following Florida licenses:

  • Security Officer “D”
  • Investigator Intern “CC”
  • Investigator “C” license

We offer the armed class in the following Florida locations; Immokalee, Naples, Ft. Myers, Cape Coral, Punta Gorda, Port Charlotte, Englewood, Venice, Sarasota, Bradenton and Arcadia.  

Weaponshakx, the training division of Public Safety Services LLC., offers the Florida Class G license course in whatever manner suits our client’s needs. This class includes all weapons license requirements mandated by the State of Florida Division of Licensing. Topics covered are as follows:

  • Gun laws and Florida Statutes 493,775,776,790
  • Use of force
  • Legal issues
  • Gun safety
  • Firearms mechanics (semi-automatic and revolver)
  • Fundamentals of marksmanship
  • Drawing from the holster
  • Weapons handling
  • Weapons retention
  • Weapons malfunctions
  • Live fire marksmanship training
  • State firearms qualification
  • Gun laws and Florida Statutes 493,775,776,790
  • Shooting from barricade positions
  • Shooting platforms (standing, kneeling, prone)
  • State of Florida firearms qualification (148 rounds)

Florida Armed Security License “G” Course Range Qualification

Armed security officers and private investigators who possess a Class G license can only carry the firearm(s) they qualified with during range day of the G course and may only carry two firearms upon their person while on duty.

Example- A security officer or investigator that only qualified with a revolver cannot carry a semi-automatic or vice versa while on duty.

We offer students the ability to qualify with both weapons systems. Students must qualify with one weapon system during initial firearms range training and then qualify with the other weapon system if desired.

Students that pass the final exam and range qualification in the 80th percentile will be given a certificate of completion to provide to the state when they apply for the Class “G” Statewide Firearms license.  They will also receive a certificate of completion for the concealed weapon or firearm license (CCW Permit).

Class attendance requirements are as follows:

  • 28 Hr. G course starts at on-time.  Doors close 15 minutes after start time.
  • Bring a notepad and pen for course notes.
  • No firearms or ammunition allowed in Classroom, RANGE ONLY!
  • No open toe shoes, sneakers or boots only.
  • Long pants with strong belt – (i.e., jeans, duty or tactical pants) – *NO SWEATS.
  • Crew neck t-shirt, dress or polo shirt – *NO TANK TOPS OR LOW-CUT SHIRTS ALLOWED. Females must wear close fitting neck shirts.
  • If you wear glasses or contacts, please wear them to class.
  • ​Any mind-altering medication usage must be disclosed privately to instructors.

Pistols and Revolvers

  • Semi-auto pistols in 9mm, 40 cal or 45 acp and .38 Caliber or 357 revolvers of police quality manufacture are acceptable.  If law enforcement officers are allowed to carry the aforementioned calibers, you can qualify with them. You are legally able to qualify with a .380 cal pistol, however, we only certify investigators with it and do not recommend the .380 cal for uniformed armed security officers.   (We provide firearms rental for $10.) Firearm is included at no cost for D & G Bundle packages only.
  • 3 extra magazines /speed loaders needed.
  • Magazine/speed loader pouches.

If you are bringing a handgun to the course, the weapon should be brought to the range only unloaded and encased after being instructed to do so by the instructor. All student weapons will be subjected to a safety inspection prior to live fire.

*Note: According to the State of Florida, applicants for the Florida armed security license must be at least 18 years of age to work armed security and 21 years of age to carry concealed, have no disqualifying criminal or mental health history and be legally allowed to work in the United States (US citizens and permanent residents only).

All prices include course material, fingerprinting and targets (does not include firearm, equipment or ammunition).

We can provide the following equipment for our students: duty belts, magazines / speed loader pouches, firearms / magazines / speedloaders,  ear and eye protection and targets. *students must provide 150 rounds of ammunition for State qualification.


On time Walk in’s Welcomed. Ask us about our Security D and G Training Discount Bundle Packages

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G Course 4-Hour Annual Recertification

Florida G License renewal is bi-annual; however, G Licensees must qualify once a year to maintain the license. Under Florida Laws any armed security officer or licensed private investigator who has a Statewide Firearms Class G license can carry a .380 cal or 9mm Semi-Automatic pistol, .38 spl. or .357 caliber revolver (with .38 spl ammunition) while working in an armed capacity. Failure to complete the annual 4-hour G recertification will suspend license renewal and students will be required by the State of Florida to complete the entire 28-hour G course.

Items required for all classes are as follows:

  • 4 Hr. G Recert course starts on-time. Doors closed 15 minutes after class begins.
  • Bring a notepad and pen for course notes.
  • No ammunition or firearms 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 SWEATPANTS.
  • 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.