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O.P.O.T.C. (OPOTA) 20 Hour Basic Firearms

Basic - Required course to work Armed Security in Ohio

Duration: 20 Hours. 15 hours classroom 5 hours range.



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20 hour OPOTA basic firearm class for private security. This class is required by the state of Ohio to work as an armed security officer.

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Topics Covered

load/unload of multiple patforms
Shooting six different courses of fire

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Expectations and Outcomes

Student will have two attempts to pass a written test.
Student  will have two attempts to pass/qualify on the courses of fire.

Upon sucessful completion of both the written and shooting portions the student will receive an O.P.O.T.C certification and certificate good for 18 months.

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Basic, LEO / MIL / SEC Courses

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Documentation Requirements

Picture ID

The instructor requires a copy of your driver's license once you register.

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A weapon of good quality in any of the following caliburs: .38 special, .357 magnum, .44 special, 44 magnum, 9mm, .40 cal, .45 acp.

Belt, holster, mag pouch, atleast two magazines, 100 rounds of your weapons ammuntion.

If you do not posess the above listed items, we can provide them to you at an additional cost.