DCJS-07E – Firearms Training-Armour College

 Firearms Training

“Firearms training endorsement is required for all private security services business personnel who carry or have immediate access to a firearm while on duty. Each person who carries or has immediate access to firearms on duty shall qualify with each type of action and caliber of firearm to which he has access.” (Source: DCJS Administrative Code 6 VAC 20-171-365)

“An “Armed security officer” means a natural person employed to (i) safeguard and protect persons and property or (ii) deter theft, loss, or concealment of any tangible or intangible personal property on the premises he is contracted to protect, and who carries or has access to a firearm in the performance of his duties.”  (Source: DCJS Administrative Code 6 VAC 20-171-10)

 

Registration: To register in the State of Virginia as an Armed Security Guard, you must meet the Virginia Department of Criminal Justice guidelines, satisfactorily complete the 01E, 05E and 07E courses ( 08E-Shotgun Training is optional) with a grade of 70% or greater for 01E and 05E, and 75% or greater for 07E (and 08E if taking) and submit the appropriate DCJS fees and forms which will be explained during the administration portion of the course.

07E Handgun
Course Time: 16 Hours

Practical handgun handling
Fundamentals of marksmanship
Dim light/low light/reduced light practice and familiarization
Use of force
Liability
Judgmental shooting
Lead exposure

$195

07R Handgun Re-qualification
Course Time: 4 Hours

“All armed private security services business personnel must satisfactorily complete four hours of firearms classroom training or practical exercises and range training, and re-qualify as prescribed in  6VAC20-171-370 for handgun and 6VAC20-171-380 for shotgun, if applicable, on an annual basis prior to the issuance of the Firearms Endorsement.” (Source: DCJS Administrative Code 6 VAC 20-171-400)

$100

75E Security Officer Handgun
Course Time: 24 Hours

Practical handgun handling
Fundamentals of marksmanship
Dim light/low light/reduced light practice and familiarization
Use of force
Liability
Judgmental shooting
Lead exposure

*** Written examination required

$295

75R Security Officer Handgun
Course Time: 4 Hours

$125

09E Advanced Handgun
Course Time: 14 Hours (excluding written examination)

6VAC20-171-390. Advanced handgun training – required for the entry-level personal protection specialist who wishes to have firearms endorsement and optional for other armed registrants.

A. The entry level handgun training is a prerequisite for taking the advanced handgun training.

B. Advanced handgun classroom training will include but not be limited to

  • Firearms safety
  • Civil and criminal liability
  • Concealed carry law and authority
  • Function of firearms in close protection operations
  • Deployment of firearms in close protection operations
  • Use of force
  • Principles of advanced marksmanship
  • Decision-making for the personal protection specialist

$275

09R Advanced Handgun Re-qualification
Course Time: 8 Hours

$150

All courses are open enrollment. However, if you need a course that is currently not scheduled, please call our office at 804-290-4388.

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