ESS Global Corp provides Florida “G” Training in Tampa – D.O.E.Approved D and G Security Training, Florida’s only D.O.E. Approved Security School.
As stated in the Florida Private Investigator Handbook, an applicant for a Florida Class “G” Statewide Firearm license must have a minimum of twenty-eight (28) hours of range and classroom training within the past (12) months. This training must be taught and administered by a Class “K” Firearms Instructor.
The Class G Statewide Firearms License, issued by Florida’s Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services under the direction of Adam Putnum (pictured), is the license that permits any individual who possesses a valid Class “D” Security Officer license to perform the duties of an armed security officer while on an armed post or on an armed assignment. Further, the Class “G” license permits holders of valid Class “C”, “CC”, “M”, “MA”, and “MB” licenses to perform duties while armed.
Class “G” licensees must obtain twenty-eight (28) hours of firearms range re-certification training during each year of the 2-year licensure period (eight hours of total training required for re-certification/renewal). Range recertification must be taught and administered by a Class “K” Firearms Instructor. Renewal of the Class “G” license will be denied if a licensee has failed to fulfill the four (4) hour annual training requirement. If the 4 hours of annual training is not completed each year during the 2-year licensing period, the individual must re-take the training required at initial licensure.
The ESS Global Florida Armed Security Officer “G” Course covers all information required by the State of Florida Department of Agriculture for Class G license applicants, including: F.S. 493, 775, 776 and 790, Firearms Safety & Mechanics, Civil Liability 7 use of Force Issues, Handgun Marksmanship, Care and Maintenance of Firearms and other related topics.
ESS students that successfully complete the “G” course, pass the final examination and complete the range qualification will be give proof of completion to provide to the State when they apply for the Class “G” license.
Students that have successfully completed the “G” license must complete the annual re-qualification in order to maintain their “G” license status.
NOTE: ANYONE MAY TAKE THIS CLASS. However, in order for you to OBTAIN a Class “G” Statewide Firearms License, you MUST:
- Have completed a state-mandated 40-hour unarmed Security Officer training program, OR
- Be scheduled to complete a state-mandated 40-hour unarmed Security Officer training program, OR
- Possess a valid FL Class “D” Security Officer License, OR
- Possess a valid FL Class “CC” Private Investigator Intern License, OR
- Possess a valid FL Class “C” Private Investigator License.
Additionally, the State of Florida requires applicants for firearms licenses must be at least 21 years of age, have no disqualifying criminal history, and be legally allowed to work in the United States.
ESS Global Corp Florida“G” License Training Course Tuition $175