G-License – Security Armed Training (28 Hours)

The starting price is $200.00.*

Plus the Shooting Range Fee $150. This includes the ammunition, targets, ear protection and eye protection. You have the option of bringing your own gun but we recommend that we provide one for you for training.

We also have a $25 Photo Package (photo for ID, Notary, Finger Prints) which is required for the Division of Licensing.

To become an Armed Security Officer it is required the State Firearm License Class, which permits to carry firearms only in the performance of Security and Investigative Duties. The State of Florida requires the Security License Class “D” Training must be completed before applying for a Class “G” License. This Firearm “G” License must be renewed on an annual basis, courses are only four hours.  A failure to renew it yearly, the State of Florida has the right to revoke the license and you will have to complete the G License course (28 hours) again.

Classroom Training– During your hours of classroom training, you will learn moral and legal aspects of firearms use, firearms nomenclature, weapons handling and shooting fundamentals, and emergency procedures.

Range Training-The hours of range training will give you practice in safely handling and firing your weapon.

Course Summary

Legal Aspect in the use of firearms Civil and Criminal liability Firearms operational safety Firearms Mechanical training Care and Maintenance of firearms Other important training topics

You must be at least 18 years old
Be a U.S citizen, or legal resident
Have no disqualifying criminal history, no felonies, no current Restraining Orders, and no convictions of Domestic Violence.
Proof of citizenship or legal resident required.
Students that obtain their G License must complete the 4 hour renewal course annually to maintain their license
You will need to do a physical medical test and pass as well a firearm proficiency course that includes a written portion and a target shooting portion.
You must have a valid D License in order to obtain the G License Range Fees are NOT included in the price

A License Processing Fee must be paid to the state of Florida.  This fee is not included in the training price.*

Free assistance to make sure your Firearm Florida State Application is completed correctly!


Click here to download an Adobe PDF version of Florida Firearms G Application.

Academy of Investigation offers a wide array of training and courses. We offer Security Guard and Security Officer Training ( which includes Class D Security License Class G Security licenses), First Response Training, and Tactical Training.
Academy of Investigation is a trusted school to get your Security licenses. Call us today at 813-884-1300 to schedule your classes. We are conveniently located at 4129 W Waters Ave., Tampa, FL, 33614.
Serving Brandon, Riverview, Valrico, Lakeland, Wesley Chapel, Lutz, Winterhaven, Land O Lakes, New Port Richey, Largo, Saint Petersburg, Clearwater, Tarpon Springs, Sarasota, Bradenton, and Orlando . Ask How to get your Florida Class D and Class G Security License