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Class Descriptions

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01 Courses

02 Courses

01E Entry-Level Security Officer Core Subjects

02E Private Investigator Entry Level

01I In-Service Security Officer Core Subjects

02I Private Investigator In-Service

05 Courses

07 Courses

05E Armed Security Officer Arrest Authority

07E Entry Level Handgun for Non-Security Officers **

 

07R Handgun Retraining for O7E & 75E

 

75E Entry Level Security Officer Handgun Training

08 Courses

09 Courses

08E Entry-Level Shotgun Training

 

09E Entry-Level Advanced Handgun

08R Shotgun Re-Training

 

09R Re-Training Advanced Hundgun

032 Courses

032E Entry-Level Personal Protection Specialist

 

 

032I In-Service Personal Protection Specialist

 

 

Other Courses

ASP Tactical Baton Certificationn / Expandable Baton

ASP Tactical Baton

Oleoresin Capsicum (OC) Pepper Spray

OCAT O.C. Pepper Spray

Concealed Handgun Permit Course

NRA FIRST Steps Pistol Orientation

 

 

NRA Basic Pistol Shooting Course

 

 

Driver Improvement Clinic

 

 

 

Title

Description

O1E - Security Officer Core Subjects
Course Time: 18 hours
(excluding examination)

 

The entry level curriculum for unarmed security officer, armed security officer/courier, security canine handler, and alarm respondent sets forth the following areas identified as:

A. Orientation

(1) Applicable sections of the Code of Virginia and Regulations Relating to Private Security Services
(2) Code of ethics
(3) General duties and responsibilities
(4) Signs of Terrorism

B. Law

C. Security patrol, access control and communications

D. Documentation

E. Emergency Procedures

F. Confrontation Management

G. Use of Force

H. Written comprehensive examination

 

01I - Security Officer Core Subjects In-Service
Course Time: 4 Hours

 

Legal Authority

Job-Related Training

 

O7E - Entry Level Handgun for Non-Security Officers
Course Time: 16 Hours
(excluding written examination) 

 1. The entry-level handgun classroom training will include but not be limited to the following:

a. Practical handgun handling

(1) Identification of handgun parts
(2) Draw
(3) Reholstering
(4) Ready position
(5) Loading
(6) Administrative loading
(7) Tactical reloading
(8) Rapid reloading
(9) Unloading
(10) Malfunctions
(11) Immediate actions procedures
(12) Remedial action
(13) Proper care and maintenance
(14) Firearms retention
(15) Ammunition identification and management
(16) Range safety

b. Fundamentals of marksmanship

(1) Grip
(2) Stance (position)
(3) Sight alignment
(4) Sight picture
(5) Trigger control
(6) Breathing
(7) Follow through

c. Dim light/low light/reduced light practice and familiarization

(1) Identification of target/threat/background
(2) Unaided training
(3) Aided training
(4) Flashlight use
(5) Reloading during low light conditions
(6) Malfunctions
(7) Range safety

d. Use of force

(1) Deadly force
(2) Justifiable deadly force

e. Liability

(1) Criminal liability
(2) Civil liability
(3) Negligent discharge prevention

f. Judgmental shooting: judgmental shooting scenarios will be conducted in the classroom/range

g. Lead exposure

2. Written examination required

 

75E - Entry Level Security Officer Handgun Training. 
(REQUIRED TO AN ARMED SECURITY OFFICER)

Course Time: 24 Hours
(excluding written examination and range)

Handgun classroom training.

1. The security officer handgun classroom training will include but not be limited to the following:

a. Practical handgun handling

(1) Identification of handgun parts
(2) Draw
(3) Reholstering
(4) Ready position
(5) Loading
(6) Administrative loading
(7) Tactical reloading
(8) Rapid reloading
(9) Unloading
(10) Malfunctions
(11) Immediate actions procedures
(12) Remedial action
(13) Proper care and maintenance
(14) Firearms retention
(15) Ammunition identification and management
(16) Range safety
(17) Tactical considerations
(18) Movement
(19) Cover and concealment

b. Fundamentals of marksmanship

(1) Grip
(2) Stance (position)
(3) Sight alignment
(4) Sight picture
(5) Trigger control
(6) Breathing
(7) Follow through

c. Dim light/low light/reduced light practice and familiarization

(1) Identification of target/threat/background
(2) Unaided training
(3) Aided training
(4) Flashlight use
(5) Reloading during low light conditions
(6) Malfunctions
(7) Range safety
(8) Tactical considerations
(9) Movement
(10) Cover and concealment
(11) Multiple target drills

d. Use of force

(1) Deadly force
(2) Justifiable deadly force

e. Liability

(1) Criminal liability
(2) Civil liability
(3) Negligent discharge prevention

f. Judgmental shooting: judgmental shooting scenarios will be conducted in the classroom/range

(1) Shoot/don’t shoot judgment
(2) Turn and fire drills
(3) Failure to stop drills
(4) Multiple target drills

g. Lead exposure

2. Written examination required.

 

O7R – Handgun Retraining for O7E
& 75E

Course Time: 4 Hours
(excluding range)

All armed private security services business personnel with the exception of personal protection specialists must satisfactorily complete 4 hours of firearms classroom training or practical exercises and range training, and requalify as prescribed in 6VAC20-171-376 B and C for handgun.

 

05E - Armed Security Officer Arrest Authority
Course Time: 8 Hours
(excluding examination)

A. Arrest powers, policies and procedures

B. Written comprehensive examination

 

08E - Entry Level
Shotgun

Course Time: 3 Hours
(excluding written examination and range)

 

Shotgun classroom training. Individual must first successfully complete entry-level or security officer handgun training. The entry-level shotgun classroom instruction will emphasize but not be limited to:

1. Shotgun handling techniques

a. Identification of shotgun parts
b. Slings – traditional sling, single point sling, 3 point sling
c. Cruiser carry conditions
d. Cruiser safe
e. Chambering
f. Reloading
g. Transition from handgun to shotgun/shotgun to handgun (if applicable)
h. Malfunctions

(1) Immediate actions procedures
(2) Remedial action

i. Proper care and maintenance
j. Shotgun retention
k. Ammunition management and identification
l. Range safety
m. Dim light/low light

2. Fundamentals of shotgun marksmanship

a. Grip
b. Stance (position)
c. Sight alignment
d. Sight picture
e. Trigger control
f. Breathing
g. Follow through


3. Written examination

 

O8R – Shotgun Retraining
Course Time: 3 Hours
(excluding range)   

Requalification training with the shotgun shall be comprised of 3 hours of classroom training or practical exercises and range training and requalification firing as specified in 6VAC20-171-380 B.

 

02E - Private Investigator Entry Level
Course Time: 60 Hours
(excluding examination and practical exercises)

 

 

 

 

A. Orientation

(1) Applicable sections of the Code of Virginia
(2) 6VAC20-171, Regulations Relating to Private Security Services
(3) Standards of professional conduct
(4) Ethics          
(5) Signs of Terrorism

B. Law - one practical exercise

(1) Basic law
(2) Legal procedures and due process
(3) Criminal and Civil law
(4) Evidence
(5) Legal privacy requirements

C. General investigative skills - one practical exercise

(1) Tools and techniques
(2) Surveillance
(3) Research
(4) Interviewing

D. Documentation - one practical exercise

(1) Report preparations
(2) Photography
(3) Audio recording
(4) General communication
(5) Courtroom testimony

E. Types of investigations - one practical exercise

(1) Accident
(2) Insurance
(3) Background
(4) Domestic
(5) Undercover
(6) Fraud and financial
(7) Missing persons and property
(8) Criminal

F. Written comprehensive examination

 

O2I - Private Investigator In-Service
Course Time: 8 Hours

Job-related Training

 

032E - Personal Protection Specialist
Course Time: 60 Hours
(excluding written examination and practical exercises)

 

 

 

 

 

 

A. Administration and personal protection orientation
 Signs of Terrorism

B. Applicable sections of the Code of Virginia and DCJS regulations

C. Assessment of threat and protectee vulnerability

D. Legal authority and civil law

E. Protective detail operations

F. Emergency procedures

(1) CPR
(2) Emergency first aid
(3) Defensive preparedness

G. Performance evaluation - Five practical exercises

H. Written comprehensive examination

 

32I - Personal protection specialist In-Service
Course Time: 8 Hours

Job-Related Training

 

O9E - Advanced handgun training - required for the entry-level personal protection specialist who wishes to have firearms endorsement and optional for other armed registrants.
Course Time: 14 Hours
(excluding written examination and range)

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

B. Advanced handgun classroom training.

1. The advanced handgun training will include but not be limited to:

a. Firearms safety;
b. Civil and criminal liability;
c. Concealed carry law and authority;
d. Function of firearms in close protection operations;
e. Deployment of firearms in close protection operations;
f. Use of force;
g. Principles of advanced marksmanship; and
h. Decision-making for the personal protection specialist.

2. Written examination required.

 

O9I - Advanced handgun retraining
Course Time: 8 Hours
(excluding range)

 

All armed private security services business personnel registered in the category of personal protection specialist or other armed category seeking advanced handgun designation must satisfactorily complete advanced handgun retraining, which includes eight hours of firearms classroom training and range training, and requalify as prescribed in 6VAC20-171-390 C for handgun as follows:

1. Legal authority and decision making

2. Handgun safety, marksmanship and skill development

3. Completion of advanced handgun course of fire

 

ASP Tactical Baton Certification / Expandable Baton
Course Time: 8 Hours

Focus on:
    1. Portation (Carrying)                   2. Presentation (Drawing)
    3. Striking techniques                     4. Mechanical function
    5. Maintenance

ASP tactical baton is designed as a defensive impact weapon

The program is simple to learn and easy to understand.

Provides efficient defensive impact weapon tactics for all without long hours of training.

Provides techniques that work 90% of the time on 90% of subjects and retains the ability to disengage or escalate.

The training incorporates drills which simulates the stress of street encounters.

Provide you with a basic understanding of the conditions in which the baton may be used, justification for use and how to document these actions.

Provides efficient defensive impact weapon tactics for security officers without long hours of training.

The ASP Tactical Baton program is based on modern, court defensible police standards for less lethal use of force, programs are designed to meet three standards of training.

The techniques work on the street, not just in the classroom.

The techniques are court defensible and are backed by the nation’s most experienced use of force consultants.

The program is administratively feasible for use in a contemporary law enforcement agency.

Upon successfully completing this course you will receive an internationally recognized certificate from ASP!

 

Oleoresin Capsicum (OC) Pepper Spray
Course Time: 4 Hours

Heat of OC, Concentration Levels and Calculating Capsaicin Content

Spray Patterns

Skin Sensitivity, Effects on the Eyes and Respiratory System

Other Effects and After Effects

How to Use OC

General After Use Guidelines and Post Exposure Cleansing

In-Custody Deaths and Recognizing Excited Delirium

General OC Information, Number of Bursts, Flammability, Area
Recovery, Storage and Shelf Life

Material Safety Data Sheets

Resistance and Control Management

Officer and Individual Factors and Escalation Through the Levels of Control

Recognizing the Threat

Elements of Reporting Resistance and Control

Agency Policies and Procedures

Principles of Balance, Movement, Center and Reaction Time

Defensive Position

Relative Positioning

Drawing Techniques

Spraying techniques for single or multiple aggressors

Contact and Cover System

Moving Attack

Ground Defense

Defense from an OC Attack

 

Concealed Handgun Permit Course
Course Time: 3 Hours

In compliance with Virginia State Code 18.2-308 G. 3 “Completing any firearms course or class available to the general public offered by a law-enforcement agency, junior college, college, or private or public institution or organization or firearms training school utilizing instructors certified by the National Rifle Association or the Department of Criminal Justice Services”.

Our instructors are both NRA and DCJS certified.   We teach both NRA and DCJS courses at our academy.   Upon successfully completing any of our qualifying courses we will assist you in filling out your application for a Virginia Resident Concealed Handgun Permit form SP-248.

 

NRA FIRST Steps Pistol Orientation **
(Firearm Instruction, Responsibility & Safety Training)
Course Time: 3 Hours

 

 

 

Introduction to Pistol Safety, Parts, and
Operation – 45 minutes

Introduction to Ammunition and the Fundamentals
Of Pistol Shooting – 45 minutes

Introduction to Pistol Shooting from the Benchrest
Position – 60 minutes

Introduction to Pistol Cleaning, Storage, and Training
Opportunities – 30 minutes

 

NRA Basic Pistol Shooting Course **
Course Time: 8 Hours

I. Pistol Knowledge and Safe Gun Handling

II. Ammunition Knowledge and the Fundamentals
of Pistol Shooting

III. Firing the First Shots

IV. Scoring Targets, and Selecting and Maintaining Your Pistol

V. Continued Opportunities for Skill Development

 

Driver Improvement Clinic
Virginia DMV Approved – AAA Certified Instructor
Course Time: 8 Hours

** This course meets the requirements for DMV or court ordered Clinic and could earn you up to five positive points in Virginia.

Introduction – First Offender or Insurance Discount and Fleet

Seeing

Communicating

Adjusting Speed

Margin of Safety

Your Vehicle

** These courses meet the requirements to apply for your Virginia Concealed Handgun Permit.

Frequently Asked Questions

What time should I arrive for my class?

Please arrive 15 minutes early to allow for sign-in and completion of all paperwork. We will assist you with all the paperwork needed for DCJS and your employer.

What forms of payment do you take?

We only accept cash or credit card. Please note there is a 5% processing fee for credit cards.

I read that I can have soft drinks and snacks. Do you sell these items or do I need to bring my own?

Security Consultants offers a small selection of snacks, coffee, water and soda for purchase. However, feel free to bring your own.

Where is the training located?

201 Research Drive, Chesapeake, VA 23320
Please see Google Maps for directions to our office.

What classes do I need to become an armed security officer?

The O1E, 75E and O5E, please review the course descriptions and price list for more details.
 

Are there any other cost to become certified?

Yes, DCJS does a background check which cost $50. They also have a basic regisrtation fee of $25 and an addition category (Firearms Endorsement) of $10. The total you need to send to DCJS is $75 for unarmed security officer and $85 for armed security officer.
 

Do I need to get my finger prints done before class?

No, we not only take your finger prints we also give you all the paperwork you should need to send to DCJS and help you fill it out.
 

If you have any further questions, please contact us at (757) 312-8474.

 

 

 

Contact Us To Join Class

201 Research Drive #102
Chesapeake, VA 23320
Phone: (757) 312-8474

 

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