California Phase 1 – Basic Security Guard Training (8 hour class)
To be in compliance with the Bureau of Security and Investigative Service (BSIS), a student must successfully pass phase 1. After the student has successfully passed phase 1, all of the necessary paperwork will be sent to BSIS from TRT DEFENSE; the fingerprints will be submitted through Live Scan and the student’s background check will be submitted electronically to the Department of Justice and the FBI. Once the student has been cleared and approved through BSIS, the student will then receive their guard card. The standard processing time for the BSIS to issue the Guard Card is 4 to 6 weeks. Some Guard Cards are issued much sooner and others take longer. TRT DEFENSE has no control over the Guard Card processing time.
Guard Card Course - Power to Arrest & Weapons of Mass Destruction (8 hours) $100.00
Live Scan $69.00
Guard Card State and Administration fee $55.00
Total for Phase 1 = $224.00
California Phase 2 – Continued Education (16 hour class)
Phase 2 training must be completed within 30 days of the student being approved through the Bureau of Security and Investigative Services (BSIS), a division of the Consumer Affairs Department.
Public Relations (4 hour class) $50.00
Observation & Documentation (4 hour class) $50.00
Communications & its Significance (4 hour class) $50.00
Liability/Legal Aspects (4 hour class) $50.00
Total for Phase 2 = $200.00
Texas Non-Commissioned Security Officer Level II (6 hour class)
To be in compliance with the Texas Online Private Security (TOPS), a student must successfully pass level II To be a non-commissioned security officer (Unarmed). After the student has successfully passed level II, all of the necessary paperwork will be sent to TOPS from TRT DEFENSE; the fingerprints will be submitted through IdentoGo and the student’s background check will be submitted electronically. Once the student has been cleared and approved through TOPS and is affiliated with a company, the student will then receive their pocket card. Some pocket cards are issued sooner than others . TRT DEFENSE has no control over the pocket card processing time.
More Details: Level II training is required before you can apply with any company for an unarmed security position. Level II is also required before you can become a level III commissioned security officer.
Total for Level II = $50.00 (6 hour class)
Texas Commissioned Security Officer Level III (45 hour class)
To be in compliance with the Texas Online Private Security (TOPS), a student must successfully pass level III to be a commissioned security officer (Armed). After the student has successfully passed level III, all of the necessary paperwork will be sent to TOPS from TRT DEFENSE; the fingerprints will be submitted through IdentoGo and the student’s background check will be submitted electronically. Once the student has been cleared and approved through TOPS and is affiliated with a company, the student will then receive their pocket card. Some pocket cards are issued sooner than others . TRT DEFENSE has no control over the pocket card processing time.
More Details: Level III training is required before you can apply with any company for an armed security position. Level III training covers Texas requirements and includes the use of force, defensive tactics, firearms, baton and OC (Pepper Spray). Level III is also required before you can become a level IV personal protection officer. You will need 50 rounds of ammunition and 9 rounds of 12 gauge for the shooting (proficiency) portion of the class.
Total for Level III = $250.00 (45 hour class)
Texas Level III Security Officer Commission Renewal (6 hour class)
To be in compliance with the DPS-RSD requires that you attend a Level-3 security recertification class and submit your renewal to them no later than 30 days prior to your license expiration date.
More Details: As a re-qualification student, you are only required by the state to attend a six (6) hour block of instruction, including a written exam and live fire range qualification. A portion of your training includes the Continuing Education requirement on “Ethics.”
Total for Level III Re-Qualification including shotgun = $100.00 (6 hour class)
Texas Personal Protection Officer Level IV (15 hour class)
To be in compliance with the Texas Online Private Security (TOPS), a student must successfully pass level IV to be a personal protection officer (PPO). After the student has successfully passed level IV, all of the necessary paperwork will be sent to TOPS from TRT DEFENSE.
More Details: You don't need to be employed to take the class, however to perform the duties and receive your license you must be working with a security service contractor or private investigator and be level III certified.
Total for Level IV = $200.00 (15 hour class)
Texas License to Carry / LTC (4 hour class)
This course is the state required prerequisite for applying for a new Texas License To Carry (LTC) – formerly Concealed Handgun License (CHL). The course includes classroom coverage of the LTC laws, required paper work, and the required shooting test. This is a 4-hour training course as required by state law plus range time.
The State of Texas mandates this class to last 4 hours not including the time for the qualification or any breaks we take so the total time will be 5-6 hours. You are welcome to bring your own drinks and snack if you like. We will not be stopping for a formal lunch break. This is a very relaxed environment and the instructor promises to take plenty of short breaks throughout the day.
You will need at least 50 rounds of ammunition for qualifying. We recommend you bring 100 rounds just to be on the safe side. If you don’t have your own pistol, there will be firearms at the range you may rent. However, keep in mind you will need to purchase the ammo from the range for those guns. Please bring your own eye and ear protection if you have them. If not, you may purchase a set at the range or we have several loaner sets to choose from.
As for the qualification itself, if you have any worries about being able to shoot well enough to pass, put them aside. You will do just fine and have a great time doing it! (Just remember, like anything else it’s your responsibility to keep practicing after you get your LTC!). Once the class is over, your instructor will present you with your LTC-100 Certificates of Completion. This is the form that shows you have taken the class, passed the qualification and the written test. You will need to mail it in with the various other paperwork. One thing you can do to get the ball rolling a little quicker is to start the online application process now with the Department of Public Safety. Once that is complete, there will be a link to setup your fingerprint appointment. Please follow the instructions. You don’t have to do this before the class, so it’s completely up to you. If you do choose this option, then just click on the following link and follow the step-by-step instructions.
Total for LTC = $40.00 (4 hour class)
Executive Protection Course (24-30 hour class)
Short Description: Teaches the basic knowledge, skills, and attitude essential to executive protection.
More Details: This course offers three (3) intensive days of more than 24-30 hours of instruction.
Introduction with discussion on the career field and business operations in personal protection, Equipment discussion with emphasis on obtaining contemporary knowledge about dress, protocol, placement, personal appearance, manners, conduct, dining, etiquette and relationships with others. Also the necessary licenses, weapons, tools and gear needed. Security on how to conduct house, office, vehicle and building searches. Searches while employing state of the art techniques. Obtaining protection information to prepare for an overnight estate or hotel protection mission. Individual protective measures. Learn emergency medical assistance techniques for attacks or accidents and proper injured party movement methods. Receive information on personal health, nutrition, fitness and wellness. Learn what to include and How to prepare and present a professional personal resume.
Communications information on new protection technology with wireless alarm systems, and physical security concerns. Take part in discussing, designing and planning risk management and threat assessment models and procedures for principal protection. Driving work on advance surveys and escort missions protecting principals in crowds and during actual vehicle movements throughout the area. Participate in presentations on clandestine explosive devices and learn to locate and identify them on vehicles and in buildings. Acquire the principles of orienteering, map reading and movements in emergency situations. Body Positioning to include being challenged in the development of preventive strategies, countermeasures and operational guidelines. Hand To Hand Techniques while engaging in unarmed Protection Response Tactics (PRT) for close-in protection problems, embarrassments and attacks. Weapons Control with understanding legal issues with respect to carrying and use of weapons, deadly force and defensive measures in California. Train and become familiar with ballistics, chemical agents, protective vests and useful equipment.
Escorting Drills: Be aware of specialized protective methods for children, family members, visitors, and household staff and in offices, on estates and during recreational activities. Be taught how to handle paparazzi, media and friendly or aggressive approaches from fans, employing original defensive, offensive, motorcade and escort driving techniques. Securing Techniques with emphasis on gaining the knowledge of surveillance and practice counter surveillance techniques. Vehicle Arrival/Departure Drills. Practice movements, signals, positioning, arrivals and departures in scenarios with principals, featuring one-on-one, two-on-one and team protective scenarios with a Mall Live Practice Exercise. Students will perform a protective assignment with a principal in a real world environment.
Total for Executive Protection Course = $500.00 (3 day class)
NRA Basic Personal Protection In The Home Course
Short Description: Teaches the basic knowledge, skills, and attitude essential to the safe and efficient use of a handgun for protection of self and family, and to provide information on the law-abiding individual’s right to self-defense.
More Details: Prerequisite: This course is for law-abiding adult citizens, as defined by applicable federal, state, or local law, and experienced shooters (shooters able to show mastery of the basic skills of safe gun handling, shooting a group, zeroing the firearm, and cleaning the firearm). Prospective participants can demonstrate that they have the requisite knowledge, skills, and attitudes by producing an NRA Basic Pistol Course Certificate, NRA FIRST Steps Course Certificate, NRA pistol competitive shooting qualification card, military DD 214 with pistol qualification, or passing the Pre-Course Assessment.
Description: This is an eight-hour course. Students should expect to shoot approximately 100 rounds of ammunition. Students will learn basic defensive shooting skills, strategies for home safety and responding to a violent confrontation, firearms and the law, how to choose a handgun for self-defense, and continued opportunities for skill development. Students will receive the NRA Guide to the Basics of Personal Protection In The Home handbook, NRA Gun Safety Rules brochure, the Winchester/NRA Marksmanship Qualification booklet, and course completion certificate.
Total for NRA Basic Personal Protection In The Home Course = $100.00
NRA Basics of Pistol Shooting
Short Description: The NRA Basics of Pistol Shooting is intended for all individuals regardless of previous shooting experience or NRA-affiliation Instructor-led course where you will receive direct instruction from an NRA-certified instructor from beginning to end.
More Details: Course topics include gun safety rules, proper operation of revolvers and semi-automatic pistols, ammunition knowledge and selection, pistol selection and storage, shooting fundamentals, pistol inspection and maintenance, marksmanship, and shooting range safety. Additionally, students will complete live fire training and a nationally standardized shooting qualification while on the range with an NRA Certified Instructor. Students will receive the NRA Guide: Basics of Pistol Shooting handbook, take a Basics of Pistol Shooting Student Examination and and course completion certificate.
Total for NRA Basics of Pistol Shooting - Instructor LedCourse = $100.00
NRA Basic Range Safety Officer Course
Short Description: Develops NRA Certified Range Safety Officers with the knowledge, skills, and attitude essential to organizing, conducting, and supervising safe shooting activities and range operations.
More Details: This course is nine hours long and is conducted in a classroom and at a shooting facility. Range Safety Officer candidates will learn roles and responsibilities of an RSO; Range Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs); range inspection; range rules; range briefings; emergency procedures; and firearm stoppages and malfunctions. Each Range Safety Officer Candidate will receive an RSO Student Study Guide, a Basic Firearm Training Program brochure, an NRA Gun Safety Rules brochure and a Course Evaluation form.
NRA Basic Range Safety Officer Course = $100.00
NRA Refuse To Be A Victim® Seminars (4 hour class)
Short Description: Teaches strategies people can integrate into their everyday lives to avoid becoming a victim of crime.
More Details: A complete seminar may last as long as four or five hours and include the entire lesson plan, but a modified seminar may be as short as one or two hours and cover topics that best suit the needs of a particular audience. This is not a firearms instruction course, and does not include instruction in physical combat self-defense. Seminars teach common weaknesses that criminals may take advantage of, and a variety of corrective measures that are practical, inexpensive and easy to follow. The seminar includes classroom instruction on criminal psychology, automobile crimes; cyber safety, home security, and a variety of crime prevention strategies including carjack avoidance techniques, use of personal safety devices, and more. Students receive the Refuse To Be A Victim® student handbook, NRA Refuse To Be A Victim® brochure, NRA Become A Refuse To Be A Victim® Instructor Brochure, Refuse To Be A Victim® Firearms Supplement, and a course completion certificate.
Total for NRA Refuse To Be A Victim® Seminars = $25.00 (4 hour class)
American Heart Association Heartsaver First Aid ,CPR/AED (8 hour class)
Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED is a video-based, instructor-led course that teaches students critical skills needed to respond to and manage an emergency until emergency medical services arrives. Skills covered in this course include first aid; choking relief in adults, children, and infants; and what to do for sudden cardiac arrest in adults, children, and infants.This course teaches skills with the AHA’s research-proven practice-while-watching technique, which allows instructors to observe the students, provide feedback, and guide the students’ learning of skills.Intended for anyone with little or no medical training who needs a course completion card for job, regulatory or other requirements. These courses can also be taken by anyone who wants to be prepared for an emergency in any setting.
Total for Heartsaver First Aid & CPR/AED = $65.00 (8hour class)
American Heart Association BLS Provider (4 hour class)
The BLS Course trains participants to promptly recognize several life-threatening emergencies, give high-quality chest compressions, deliver appropriate ventilations and provide early use of an AED. In the Instructor-led course, students participate in simulated clinical scenarios and learning stations. Students work with an AHA BLS Instructor to complete BLS skills practice and skills testing. Students also complete a written exam. For healthcare professionals who need the ability to recognize several life-threatening emergencies, provide CPR, use an AED and relieve choking in a safe, timely and effective manner.
Total for BLS Provider = $50.00 (4 hour class)
Civilian TASER Training Course (4 hour class)
The TASER Civilian Training Course is four hours in length and will empower you to go about your daily life knowing you have the skills and tools necessary to survive an attack. The use of a Taser Conducted Electrical Weapon (CEW) is legal and requires NO permit to carry!!!!!.
More Details: This course focuses on the civilian use of the Taser Pulse as a less-lethal option for self-defense. You will learn the basic mechanics of the TASER CEW and conduct numerous training drills during the class. A TASER exposure is NOT required to pass this course, but you are required to fire at least two live cartridges at a stationary target. We will cover all of the following topics:
TASER terminology and operation
Stun gun vs. TASER
Firearm vs. TASER
TASER Pulse features and functionality
TASER Pulse maintenance
Self-defense using a TASER
Hands on Training
Total for Civilian TASER = $125.00 (4 hour class)
NRA CCW Course (16 hour class)
Short Description: Teaches the basic knowledge, skills, and attitude necessary to carry a concealed pistol for personal protection. Firearm safety, selecting a pistol for self-defense, personal protection ammunition selection, basic concealed carry concepts, shooting from concealment, defensive reloading, situational awareness, defensive mindset, holstering and many more topics are explored.
More Details: The NRA CCW course is specifically designed to meet the minimum requirements of all the different states, which issue Concealed Carry permits. In it, the course covers 10 different classroom lessons and can range from 1 to 16 hours. If necessary, to meet the state or local requirements, a qualification course of fire may also be administered. In the NRA Instructor CCW course, instructors will teach the basic knowledge, skills and attitude necessary to carry a concealed pistol for personal defense
Total for NRA CCW = $130.00 (16 hour class)
LEARN HOW TO USE THE SIRT FOR IN HOME RANGE PRACTICE.
More Details: Train more often, more effectively in a more practical environment, such as your own home. The SIRT Training Pistol is designed for high-volume self-diagnostic training with no set up and safe sustainable training. Make better use of your live fire rounds when you’ve already got hundreds of reps in your house. You can purchase one from the link below.
All fees are Non-Refundable.