"Preparation Through Proper Training"

Train to be a "Security Professional"

20-Hour Fire Arms

(Armed Security Officer Certification Course)

Armed officers in Illinois need 40 hours of instruction in order to be certified by the department of professional regulation to carry a firearm in the line of duty.

After completing 20 hour basic course student enrolls in a 20 hour firearm class to become state certified. Class room instruction is followed by a written test, firing range practice and final qualification.

A current Illinois Firearm Owner's Identification card (FOID) is a prerequisite to receiving firearm training at PTC. Your FOID card must be presented to the instructor at the beginning of the first day of class. Out of state student are exempt from this requirement. (Attendees must be 21 years or older for this course).

Topics include:

  • Legal use of firearm

  • Ethic of firearm use

  • Firearm safety and maintenance

  • Search /seizure / arrest procedure while armed

  • Liability while armed

  • Use of deadly force

  • 20 hour firearm Course Fee: $100.00

    40 hours full price: $160.00

    Revolver $100.00/Semi-Up grade $70.00 when taken with firearm course.

    Semi Automatic Upgrade

    Shotgun Upgrade

    Assault Riffle Upgrade






    Range is every Saturday at 12Noon to 2pm.

    Range Fee and Ammunition is not included.

    Range Fee will be no more than $50.00

    Requalification of Revolver, Semi Automatic

    Shotgun and Rifle - $60.00 per weapon

    Students must have FOID & TAN CARD

    Also offering Revolver/ Semi-Automatic/ Shot Gun/ Rifle upgrades for $100.00 per weapon in conjunction with the 40 hour security course.

    A $100.00 fee will apply to attendees not currently enrolled in a course and looking to upgrade their current weapon statue.

    The department of professional regulation requires a $55.00 registration fee to be license as a security officer in the State of Illinois.

    Blue card certification Information 1(217)782 0458

    Firearm certification Information 1(217)782-8556

    Conceal Carry

    We keep current on the "Conceal Carry" laws in the Mid-West and across the country and can provide proper information large or small.

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    Perc Card & Fingerprints are Not Included. Fingerprints will be no more than $50.00 and Perc Card will be no more than $55.00 ....

    CPR and First Aid

    Red Cross Community CPR (Adult w/ AED, Infant, Child) - 6 hours or 2 three hour sessions...

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    Retail Security Training

    We train prospects and turn them into complete Security Professionals able to handle situations in a professional and balanced manner.

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    20 Hour Basic Security

    Unarmed Security Officer Ceritfication Course. This course meets the requirements of The Department of Professional Regulation ....

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    Public Speaking Engagements

    We can arrange to have one of our instructors (or even our Chief Instructor and Founder) arrange Private Consultation...

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    Specialized Courses

    Defensive Tactics, OC Spray, Expandable Baton, Handcuffing & Subject control, Weapon retention & Disarming ...

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    Additional Courses

    Security officers encounter hundreds, if not thousands, of motor vehicles while performing routine duties such as ...

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    Finger Printing

    Live Scan Finger Printing $60.00

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