PSA E25 Private Security Firearms Training

Armed officers in Illinois need 40 hours of instruction in order to be certified by the Illinois DFPR to carry a firearm in the line of duty. After completing a 20-hour basic course, students enroll in this 20-hour firearms class to become state certified. Classroom instruction is followed by a written test and range qualification.

Credit Hours: 1.5 AEC
Course Fee Required
Prerequisites
Completion of a 20-hour private security basic training course. A current Illinois Firearm Owner’s Identification Card (FOID) is a prerequisite to receive firearms training at Triton College. Your FOID card must be presented to the firearms instructor a the beginning of the first day of class. (Out-of-state residents are exempt from this requirement.)