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Class G

Class G Security License in Florida

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Florida Class G License

To work armed security in Florida students are required to complete the Florida Statewide Firearms License course.  The Florida G license is the required firearms training course you must complete to work as an armed security guard.  To apply for armed security jobs, you must already have the Florida security D license.  GSGI firearms school offers the Class G security license in Florida .  Our Florida firearms school offers a full range of security guard training. GSGI NRA training offers the firearms G class twice a month; please visit our training schedule for armed security training dates.

GSGI TRAINING PROVIDES OUR STUDENTS WITH TOP QUALITY FIREARMS TRAINING.

Florida Statewide Firearms License

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

GSGI firearms academy offers the Florida Class G license as three, 8-10 hour days of classroom and range instruction.  The 28 hour Statewide Firearms license class includes all weapons license requirements mandated by the State of Florida Division of Licensing.

Florida Armed Security License

G Course Qualification

Armed security officers and private investigators that possess a Class G license can only carry the firearm they qualified with during range day of G course.

Example– A security officer that only qualified with a revolver cannot carry a semi-automatic while on duty.

GSGI School offers students the ability to qualify with both weapons systems.  Students MUST show the capability of qualifying with both weapon systems during firearms classroom training and time permitted. GSGI G class also includes the use of our combat range, all targets, ammo, and simunitionstraining and equipment.

GSGI offers at no extra charge force on force tactical scenario based concepts.

  • 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 of Florida Firearms Qualification

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

Equipment Needed

Items required for all classes are as follows:

  • 28 Hr G course starts at 0830
  • Bring a notepad and pen for course notes
  • 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

Pistols

  • Semi-auto pistol, 9mm, .380.  38 Caliber or 357 revolver (We provide firearms rental for $10) Firearm is included at no cost for D & G Bundle packages only
  • 3 extra magazines
  • magazine pouch

If you are bringing a handgun to G course, the weapon should be brought to the classroom unloaded and encased. 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 history, mental health and be legally allowed to work in the United States.

Online Security G Course Price $250

Ask us about our Security D and G Training Discount Bundle Packages

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

All Prices Include course Material, range fees, gun (if necessary) and targets.  Also Includes CCW Certificate

If you are bringing a handgun to G Course, the weapon should be brought to the classroom unloaded and encased. All student weapons will be subjected to a safety inspection prior to live fire.

Firearms and Equipment

Under Florida Laws any Security Officer Armed and Florida Licensed Private Investigator that  is issued a Florida Class G License can only carry a .380 or 9mm Semi-Automatic Pistol, .38 or .357 Caliber Revolver while working in an Armed Capacity.

GSGI Security and Firearms Academy Provides the following Equipment for our students: Duty Belts, Magazine and Speed loader Pouches, Firearms for Classroom Training, Training Aides, Ear and Eye Protection, gun and targets.

Class “G” Statewide Firearms License recertification

The State of Florida requires that all  G security officers and armed private Investigators re-qualify at least once per year with the type of handgun that they carry on duty.  GSGI provides annual Class “G” re-qual. Failure to complete the annual 4-hour G recert will disqualify students for G license renewal, and students will be required by the State of Florida to complete the entire 28-hour G course.

G Course 4 Hour Annual Recertification:

  • Florida Gun Laws
  • Gun Safety
  • Fundamentals of Marksmanship
  • Weapons Handling
  • State Firearms Qualification
  • Gun Laws and Florida Statutes 493,775,776,790
  • Shooting from Barricade Positions
  • Shooting Platforms (Standing, Kneeling, Prone)
  • Live Fire Marksmanship Training
  • State of Florida Firearms Qualification (148 Rounds)

Equipment Needed

Items required for all classes are as follows:

  • 4 Hr G Recert course starts at 0830
  • Bring a notepad and pen for course notes
  • 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

Pistols

  • Quality Semi-auto pistol, 9mm, .380.  38 Caliber or 357 revolver (Firearm Rental Fee $10)
  • 3 extra magazines
  • Magazine pouches

Students that successfully re-qualify will be given proof of 4 hr G requalification to provide to the state to maintain their Class “G” license.

Online Price $100

Ask us about our Security D & G Training Discount Bundle Packages