The first 20 hour course is geared toward the individual who is interested in finding a career in the security field as an unarmed Certified Security Officer in Illinois. This class can also offer an individual the ability to enhance their present job skills and earn a state certificate. The second 20 hour firearms course is for an individual looking to become certified to work as an armed Security Officer. This training meets the requirements of the Illinois State mandate for 20/40 hour unarmed/armed private security training under the Illinois Private Detective, Private Alarm, Private Security, Fingerprint Vendor and Locksmith Act of 2004. The completion of these courses will allow the student to apply for their IDFPR PERC Card or their IDFPR Firearm Control Card. Class fee does not include PERC card registration fee or the cost of the fingerprint background check.
Security Training Class Basics:
- 20 Hour Basic Security: IDFPR certified training towards your PERC card.
Law of arrest, search and seizures
Civil and criminal law
Illinois criminal code 720 ILCS
Use of force
Arrest and control techniques
Criminal code 2012
The law on Private security forces and reporting to Law enforcement
Fire prevention, fire equipment and fire safety
Civil rights public relations
Identification of terrorists and act of terrorism and terrorist organization
- 20 Hour Firearm Training: IDFPR certified training towards Firearm Control Card.
Loading, unloading, care and cleaning
Ammunition review, misfire, hang-fire, squib
FOID Act, Illinois Concealed Carry Act review
Four safety rules
Use of force: Deadly force
Firearm discharge report
State and Federal laws
Dry fire drills
Live fire qualification