Basic Firearms Course - California Exposed Firearms Permit (Firearms 1 & 2)

State Certification for an exposed firearm permit. Even if you are licensed or registered in the security field, you may not carry a gun on duty whether loaded or unloaded unless you have been issued an exposed firearm permit by the Department of Consumer Affairs. Permit must be kept on your person at all times while on duty.

Students will learn:

  • Legal and moral aspects of firearm user
  • Firearms nomenclature and maintenance
  • Situational case studies and live simulator scenarios

Range Training:
  • Firearm safety and handling practices
  • Fundamentals of accuracy
  • Firearms qualification

  • Must have a current California Guard Card or attended ASC’s Guard Card class
  • Must be 18 or older
  • Be a United States Citizen or have a permanent legal alien status
  • Free from all felony and some misdemeanor convictions (call for misdemeanor disqualifiers)
  • Pass a fingerprint check through the FBI and California DOJ
  • Pass Written and Range Examinations given at the end of the course
  • California Exposed Firearm Permit through BSIS
  • ASC Certificate of Completion

Duration: 16 hours– 8 classroom hours and 8 range hours

Course Cost: $369.00

* Cost includes all ammunition, range fees, fingerprinting and application fees

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