Become A Certified State Security Officer In Illinois

Begin your new career as a certified security professional with dual certification as an unarmed and armed officer. Instantly open thousands of opportunities in the security industry with guidance from seasoned security and weapons experts.

Price

$330.00

Location

10922 S Western Ave, Chicago, IL 60643

In-Class Time

40 hours

Qualify for armed and unarmed employment

Get licensed to carry pistols and revolvers

Earn more money with comprehensive security training

Combined Unarmed/Armed State Training For Security Guards

No matter what (or who) you’re protecting, security professionals in Illinois require proper training and certification. Start your career as a state-certified security guard with a training course that covers all security guard training requirements and emphasizes the importance of public safety and professional conduct in the line of duty.

This course covers all required topics to receive your FCC. You’ll be trained to use revolvers, speed loaders, and semi-auto handguns. The class also teaches interview stance, duty belt setup, and situational awareness, and more. You’ll also learn first-aid, and how to obtain a First-aid/CPR and AED certification.

What You’ll Learn

  • Licensing and security guard registration card processing
  • Steps to obtain a PERC card for security personnel
  • Tactical communication and emergency response in high-risk situations
  • Firearms training for safe handling of semi-automatic pistols and revolvers
  • Safe firearm storage practices
  • How to shoot and clear jams with one hand
  • Proper use of cover and concealment
  • Best practices for cleaning and maintenance

Upcoming Weekday Classes

40 Hour State Unarmed/Armed Certification Class: 6/17/2024 – 6/21/2024

10922 S Western Ave Chicago, IL, United States

NOTE: STUDENTS TAKING THIS COURSE WILL RECEIVE TRAINING AND DUAL CERTIFICATIONS WITH A REVOLVER AND SEMI-AUTOMATIC HANDGUNS. NOTE: THE FEE FOR THIS CLASS DOES NOT INCLUDE FINGERPRINTING, OR APPLYING FOR YOUR PERMANENT EMPLOYEE REGISTRATION CARD (PERC CARD). INSTRUCTIONS FOR APPLYING FOR YOUR PERC CARD WILL BE PROVIDED WHEN YOU ATTEND CLASS. ATTENDANCE OF ALL DAYS OF CLASS IS MANDATORY FOR OFFICIAL CERTIFICATION TO BE RECEIVED. (21 years or older)   CLASS DAY AND TIME: Monday thru Friday: 9 am-5 pm (please arrive @ 8:45 am w/ photo ID on any Monday to register) or you might be interested in getting the below package which includes everything you might need.

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40 Hour State Unarmed/Armed Certification Class: 6/24/2024 – 6/28/2024

10922 S Western Ave Chicago, IL, United States

NOTE: STUDENTS TAKING THIS COURSE WILL RECEIVE TRAINING AND DUAL CERTIFICATIONS WITH A REVOLVER AND SEMI-AUTOMATIC HANDGUNS. NOTE: THE FEE FOR THIS CLASS DOES NOT INCLUDE FINGERPRINTING, OR APPLYING FOR YOUR PERMANENT EMPLOYEE REGISTRATION CARD (PERC CARD). INSTRUCTIONS FOR APPLYING FOR YOUR PERC CARD WILL BE PROVIDED WHEN YOU ATTEND CLASS. ATTENDANCE OF ALL DAYS OF CLASS IS MANDATORY FOR OFFICIAL CERTIFICATION TO BE RECEIVED. (21 years or older)   CLASS DAY AND TIME: Monday thru Friday: 9 am-5 pm (please arrive @ 8:45 am w/ photo ID on any Monday to register) or you might be interested in getting the below package which includes everything you might need.

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40 Hour State Unarmed/Armed Certification Class: 7/8/2024 – 7/12/2024

10922 S Western Ave Chicago, IL, United States

NOTE: STUDENTS TAKING THIS COURSE WILL RECEIVE TRAINING AND DUAL CERTIFICATIONS WITH A REVOLVER AND SEMI-AUTOMATIC HANDGUNS. NOTE: THE FEE FOR THIS CLASS DOES NOT INCLUDE FINGERPRINTING, OR APPLYING FOR YOUR PERMANENT EMPLOYEE REGISTRATION CARD (PERC CARD). INSTRUCTIONS FOR APPLYING FOR YOUR PERC CARD WILL BE PROVIDED WHEN YOU ATTEND CLASS. ATTENDANCE OF ALL DAYS OF CLASS IS MANDATORY FOR OFFICIAL CERTIFICATION TO BE RECEIVED. (21 years or older)   CLASS DAY AND TIME: Monday thru Friday: 9 am-5 pm (please arrive @ 8:45 am w/ photo ID on any Monday to register) or you might be interested in getting the below package which includes everything you might need.

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40 Hour State Unarmed/Armed Certification Class: 7/15/2024 – 7/19/2024

10922 S Western Ave Chicago, IL, United States

NOTE: STUDENTS TAKING THIS COURSE WILL RECEIVE TRAINING AND DUAL CERTIFICATIONS WITH A REVOLVER AND SEMI-AUTOMATIC HANDGUNS. NOTE: THE FEE FOR THIS CLASS DOES NOT INCLUDE FINGERPRINTING, OR APPLYING FOR YOUR PERMANENT EMPLOYEE REGISTRATION CARD (PERC CARD). INSTRUCTIONS FOR APPLYING FOR YOUR PERC CARD WILL BE PROVIDED WHEN YOU ATTEND CLASS. ATTENDANCE OF ALL DAYS OF CLASS IS MANDATORY FOR OFFICIAL CERTIFICATION TO BE RECEIVED. (21 years or older)   CLASS DAY AND TIME: Monday thru Friday: 9 am-5 pm (please arrive @ 8:45 am w/ photo ID on any Monday to register) or you might be interested in getting the below package which includes everything you might need.

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40 Hour State Unarmed/Armed Certification Class: 7/22/2024 – 7/26/2024

10922 S Western Ave Chicago, IL, United States

NOTE: STUDENTS TAKING THIS COURSE WILL RECEIVE TRAINING AND DUAL CERTIFICATIONS WITH A REVOLVER AND SEMI-AUTOMATIC HANDGUNS. NOTE: THE FEE FOR THIS CLASS DOES NOT INCLUDE FINGERPRINTING, OR APPLYING FOR YOUR PERMANENT EMPLOYEE REGISTRATION CARD (PERC CARD). INSTRUCTIONS FOR APPLYING FOR YOUR PERC CARD WILL BE PROVIDED WHEN YOU ATTEND CLASS. ATTENDANCE OF ALL DAYS OF CLASS IS MANDATORY FOR OFFICIAL CERTIFICATION TO BE RECEIVED. (21 years or older)   CLASS DAY AND TIME: Monday thru Friday: 9 am-5 pm (please arrive @ 8:45 am w/ photo ID on any Monday to register) or you might be interested in getting the below package which includes everything you might need.

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40 Hour State Unarmed/Armed Certification Class: 7/29/2024 – 8/2/2024

10922 S Western Ave Chicago, IL, United States

NOTE: STUDENTS TAKING THIS COURSE WILL RECEIVE TRAINING AND DUAL CERTIFICATIONS WITH A REVOLVER AND SEMI-AUTOMATIC HANDGUNS. NOTE: THE FEE FOR THIS CLASS DOES NOT INCLUDE FINGERPRINTING, OR APPLYING FOR YOUR PERMANENT EMPLOYEE REGISTRATION CARD (PERC CARD). INSTRUCTIONS FOR APPLYING FOR YOUR PERC CARD WILL BE PROVIDED WHEN YOU ATTEND CLASS. ATTENDANCE OF ALL DAYS OF CLASS IS MANDATORY FOR OFFICIAL CERTIFICATION TO BE RECEIVED. (21 years or older)   CLASS DAY AND TIME: Monday thru Friday: 9 am-5 pm (please arrive @ 8:45 am w/ photo ID on any Monday to register) or you might be interested in getting the below package which includes everything you might need.

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40 Hour State Unarmed/Armed Certification Class: 8/5/2024 – 8/9/2024

10922 S Western Ave Chicago, IL, United States

NOTE: STUDENTS TAKING THIS COURSE WILL RECEIVE TRAINING AND DUAL CERTIFICATIONS WITH A REVOLVER AND SEMI-AUTOMATIC HANDGUNS. NOTE: THE FEE FOR THIS CLASS DOES NOT INCLUDE FINGERPRINTING, OR APPLYING FOR YOUR PERMANENT EMPLOYEE REGISTRATION CARD (PERC CARD). INSTRUCTIONS FOR APPLYING FOR YOUR PERC CARD WILL BE PROVIDED WHEN YOU ATTEND CLASS. ATTENDANCE OF ALL DAYS OF CLASS IS MANDATORY FOR OFFICIAL CERTIFICATION TO BE RECEIVED. (21 years or older)   CLASS DAY AND TIME: Monday thru Friday: 9 am-5 pm (please arrive @ 8:45 am w/ photo ID on any Monday to register) or you might be interested in getting the below package which includes everything you might need.

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40 Hour State Unarmed/Armed Certification Class: 8/12/2024 – 8/16/2024

10922 S Western Ave Chicago, IL, United States

NOTE: STUDENTS TAKING THIS COURSE WILL RECEIVE TRAINING AND DUAL CERTIFICATIONS WITH A REVOLVER AND SEMI-AUTOMATIC HANDGUNS. NOTE: THE FEE FOR THIS CLASS DOES NOT INCLUDE FINGERPRINTING, OR APPLYING FOR YOUR PERMANENT EMPLOYEE REGISTRATION CARD (PERC CARD). INSTRUCTIONS FOR APPLYING FOR YOUR PERC CARD WILL BE PROVIDED WHEN YOU ATTEND CLASS. ATTENDANCE OF ALL DAYS OF CLASS IS MANDATORY FOR OFFICIAL CERTIFICATION TO BE RECEIVED. (21 years or older)   CLASS DAY AND TIME: Monday thru Friday: 9 am-5 pm (please arrive @ 8:45 am w/ photo ID on any Monday to register) or you might be interested in getting the below package which includes everything you might need.

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40 Hour State Unarmed/Armed Certification Class: 8/19/2024 – 8/23/2024

10922 S Western Ave Chicago, IL, United States

NOTE: STUDENTS TAKING THIS COURSE WILL RECEIVE TRAINING AND DUAL CERTIFICATIONS WITH A REVOLVER AND SEMI-AUTOMATIC HANDGUNS. NOTE: THE FEE FOR THIS CLASS DOES NOT INCLUDE FINGERPRINTING, OR APPLYING FOR YOUR PERMANENT EMPLOYEE REGISTRATION CARD (PERC CARD). INSTRUCTIONS FOR APPLYING FOR YOUR PERC CARD WILL BE PROVIDED WHEN YOU ATTEND CLASS. ATTENDANCE OF ALL DAYS OF CLASS IS MANDATORY FOR OFFICIAL CERTIFICATION TO BE RECEIVED. (21 years or older)   CLASS DAY AND TIME: Monday thru Friday: 9 am-5 pm (please arrive @ 8:45 am w/ photo ID on any Monday to register) or you might be interested in getting the below package which includes everything you might need.

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40 Hour State Unarmed/Armed Certification Class: 8/26/2024 – 8/30/2024

10922 S Western Ave Chicago, IL, United States

NOTE: STUDENTS TAKING THIS COURSE WILL RECEIVE TRAINING AND DUAL CERTIFICATIONS WITH A REVOLVER AND SEMI-AUTOMATIC HANDGUNS. NOTE: THE FEE FOR THIS CLASS DOES NOT INCLUDE FINGERPRINTING, OR APPLYING FOR YOUR PERMANENT EMPLOYEE REGISTRATION CARD (PERC CARD). INSTRUCTIONS FOR APPLYING FOR YOUR PERC CARD WILL BE PROVIDED WHEN YOU ATTEND CLASS. ATTENDANCE OF ALL DAYS OF CLASS IS MANDATORY FOR OFFICIAL CERTIFICATION TO BE RECEIVED. (21 years or older)   CLASS DAY AND TIME: Monday thru Friday: 9 am-5 pm (please arrive @ 8:45 am w/ photo ID on any Monday to register) or you might be interested in getting the below package which includes everything you might need.

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What’s Provided

Course certification and diploma upon successful completion

Job leads upon completion of class

All study materials

Ammo

Gun rental

Waived range fees

Targets

Written and practical test materials

What To Bring

A valid photo ID*

Pen & paper for notes

Participants must be at least 21 years old to enroll

Reasons To Choose Security Training Center

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We only employ knowledgeable professionals with extensive weapons-based backgrounds who go about their jobs responsibly and professionally. Weapons training must be taken seriously, and we have instructors on staff who will prepare you to take the test and pass it.
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Weapons training must be taken seriously, and we have instructors on staff who will prepare you to take the test and pass it.
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Upon completing security officer training, you will be credentialed for nearly any type of post. You’ll also be able to escort high-profile clients who need security details.
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During your crash course, you receive range time, ammunition, and targets at no additional cost. Our instructors will make sure you have the training and licensing you need to stand out in the job market.

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