State of Illinois Unarmed Security Officer Training

Class fee: FREE for a limited time !!!

This class is for those who want to work as a security officer in the State of Illinois. IDFPR (Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulations) is the State agency which regulates those who hold a professional license.  20 hours of security training and a PERC card are required by IDFPR.

Course Topic Overview:

  • Laws regarding arrest, search, and seizure
  • Civil and criminal liability for acts related to private security
  • The use of force, including but not limited to the use of nonlethal force (i.e. disabling spray, batons, stun guns or similar weapons)
  •  Arrest and control techniques
  • The offenses under the Criminal Code of 2012 that are directly related to the protection of persons and property
  • Laws on private security forces and reporting to law enforcement agencies
  • Fire prevention, fire equipment, and fire safety
  • Procedures for service of process and report writing
  • Civil rights and public relations
  • Identification of terrorists, acts of terrorism, and terrorist organizations, as defined by Federal and State statutes

This course offers in-depth coverage of the 10 required topics to receive your PERC. You will be trained on searching persons for weapons, and properly handcuffing a subject. This class teaches gun safety, how to safely unload a firearm, interview stance, duty belt setup, and situational awareness. We will also cover first-aid, and how to obtain a First-aid/CPR and AED certification.

The course instructor has over 20 years of experience in the security field, with extensive security knowledge. Our training programs are so spectacular, that other security companies send their new-hires to us to receive their training.

Additional Details:

  • We offer fingerprinting on-site for $55
  • The PERC card costs an additional $55 to the IDFPR
  • Above costs are not included in the cost of this course


State of Illinois Armed Security Officer Training (Semi-Auto Upgrade)

Class fee: $100

This is an in-depth course on the proper use of semi-automatic handguns. You will master topics such as one-handed shooting, repairing jams, and how to win a gun fight!

  • Dry fire training
  • How to shoot one-handed or with both hands
  • How to reload with one hand
  • How to clear a jam with one hand
  • Proper use of cover and concealment
  • Shooting in low-light situations
  • Proper cleaning & maintenance

Participants must pass a qualification course of fire. This exam will include two magazines set up to jam. You will be expected to clear the malfunction and continue firing. Exam will also including shooting one-handed with both right and left hands, shooting from a kneeling position, and the passing of a written and practical test. A score of 70% or higher is required to pass.

A duty belt and holster are required for this class. Additionally, the completion of both a 20-hour Unarmed and 20-hour Armed course is required to prior to participating.

IDFPR – Firearm Training Course #102000361

All-in-One Armed Revolver, Semi-Auto Upgrade, & Illinois Concealed Carry Class

Class fee: $130

This course is a combination of three classes, and is intended to save you money! If taken individually, these classes cost a total of $365.

Course Topic Overview:

  • 20-hour Armed Revolver & Semi-Automatic training
  • Illinois Concealed Carry training

Course is approximately 40 hours of training time.

Completion of a 20-hour Unarmed training course is required to participate in this class.

IDFPR – Firearm Training Course #102000361

American Red Cross First-Aid CPR/AED

Class fee: $75

Expert training. OSHA compliant. Affordable.

If you need training in First Aid, CPR, and AED for an OSHA-mandated job requirement or you just want to know how to keep your loved ones safe, the American Red Cross has world-class instructors to ensure you get training that sticks. We offer you the flexibility and convenience to provide you training when and where you need it.

Certification classes include a free digital certificate, valid for 2 years, plus free access to digital learning materials and online refresher courses.

Custom Classes Available

We can design custom classes to meet your needs. We have experience in doing this for large security organizations. We’ve designed a SRT (Special Response Team) training for one of the largest security companies in the market. If you need it, we can design it!