16 Hour Armed Guard Card Course

For New & 2 Year Renewal

Armed Security Guard Card
16 Hour Course

This course is for those who have already completed the unarmed training, and are looking to become armed guards in Arizona. This course works for new and renewing guards.
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Course Information

The armed guard card class is a 16 hour course, over the span of 2, 8 hour days and will allow students to obtain their Arizona Armed Guard Card. All students must demonstrate a knowledge and proficiency of armed security guard issues by passing a written test with a minimum score of 70 percent at the conclusion of the class. Students will also be required to display shooting proficiency by firing a 50 round qualification and achieving a score of at least 70 percent. In total, a minimum of 50 rounds of ammunition will be used during this course.

THIS IS THE SAME COURSE FOR NEW AND 2 YEAR RENEWALS

YOU MUST HAVE COMPLETED UNARMED TRAINING PRIOR TO THIS COURSE

At the conclusion of the course, students who have completed the course requirements are eligible for an Arizona Concealed Weapons Permit (CCW). AZSG will provide the paperwork and required documents at no charge upon request. The permit fee is currently $60.

Armed classes are held once a month on Saturdays & Sundays from 8am-4pm each day at our Tempe Location. Check our calendar for course dates. All paperwork, fingerprints and photographs are included in the cost of the course, but does not include the AZ DPS licensing fees.

Students will learn the basics of marksmanship principles, escalation and de-escalation of force issues as well as using deadly physical force as justified by law among other things. This is a qualification course, it only reviews the basics and does not provide the required instruction on how to shoot for beginners.
The course is 16 hours total, broken down into two 8 hour blocks.
DAY 1 CLASS
Basic Marksmanship
Weapons Care & Maintenance
Mental Conditioning & Tactics
Use of Force
Arizona Revised Statutes
DAY 2 RANGE
Range Qualification
Review of Course Material
Written Test
Paperwork & Prints
AZ CCW Paperwork

Students will need to have the following items for class. Please keep in mind, firearms, ammunition and duty gear is not required until the second day.

Please do not bring weapons or ammunition into the classroom.

Students will be required to adhere to all range rules and requirements. Failure to do so will result in dismissal from the range and course.

Students that do not have a duty weapon to qualify with may rent one from us:

  • $75 For The Day
  • Comes with 2 Magazines

Students are encouraged to bring snacks and bevrages for the classroom. No food or drink is allowed on the range.

DAY 2 RANGE GEAR REQUIRED
Duty Weapon and 3 Magazines
50 Rounds of Ammunition
Duty Gear (Holster at the least, vest if you want, not required)
Eye and Ear Protection
Appropriate Range Clothing (Close Toed Shoes, Etc.)

DAY 1: CLASSROOM

  • Basic Marksmanship
  • Weapons Care & Maintenance
  • Use of Force
  • Arizona Revised Statutes

DAY 2: RANGE & TEST

  • Range Qualification
  • Review of Course Material
  • Written Test
  • Paperwork & Prints
  • AZ CCW Paperwork

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2440 W. Medtronic Way Suite A
Tempe, AZ 85281

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