NEVADA SECURITY FIREARMS SAFETY COURSE
Security Handgun Course
This 16-hour course is required by NRS/NAC 648 for any person who carries a firearm in the performance of their duties while employed by a licensed security or private investigation, repossession, or process server company.
This course is accepted by many gaming properties and private employers for training their armed security staff.
The course is nine hours in the classroom and seven hours on the range.
This course requires both classroom instruction and live-fire on the range.
PILB regulated students must bring a referral form from a Nevada licensed security or investigative company in order to attend the course.
Upon successful completion of the course the student will receive a certificate of course completion.
The PILB will process the student’s application and issue an armed authorization card.
Students from non-regulated departments (gaming, private employers) will receive a course completion certificate and a six-month qualification card issued by VTI.
- How to safely carry your firearm on and off duty
- Laws of arrest
- Use-of-force and Self-Defense
- Use-of-force decision-making
- Permit maintenance-You MUST qualify with your duty gun every six months
Each PILB student must bring a current “armed” or “unarmed” or work card
Each PILB student must bring a completed state employment verification form
(original Qualified Manager Signature-no photocopies or stamps)
Student must bring their own firearm and duty gun belt w/keepers, duty holster, and magazine/speed loader pouches/carriers
Semi-auto users must bring at least 3 magazines
Revolvers users must bring at least 2 speed loaders
Each student requires 300 of rounds of factory ammunition. No Reloads
Knee pads are recommended, but not required
Length: 2 days (16 hours)
Enrollment: PILB security, Gaming Security, and Approved private employer security staff
Pre-Requisites: PILB must have permanent work-card. All others based on approval
$250 Course fee includes range fees, targets and handouts.