course is required by law for ALL Armed Security Providers* in the
state of Oregon.
to work Armed Security the student must successfully complete a 24-hour (3-8 hour sessions)
course requiring classroom time, a written exam, a demonstrated skills
assessment, and a handgun qualification
course covers the following topics:
Judgment and Preparedness,
Loading and Unloading
as covering the laws and liabilities associated with the additional
responsibilities of carrying a firearm, this course EXCEEDS the Minimum
standard for the State C.H.L. (Concealed Handgun License) requirements.
will need to provide the following equipment:
duty ready handgun**
holster that covers the trigger guard, and has an inside thumb brake.
duty gear as you intend to carry it. (We will assist you in this
matter if you have questions)
of practice ammunition
and eye protection
Brimmed Hat and Cargo Pocket Pants highly recommended
is an Annual Refresher Course in addition to the Armed Upgrade. This
4-hour course is designed to keep you sharp, and refresh your skills,
as well as keeping you up to speed on changes in the industry. The
Armed Refresher Course requires fifty practice rounds for training (subject to your company policy).
the Armed Upgrade course is only half of the training you need, you
also must complete the Unarmed Basic course (12 hours) to work as
an armed Security Officer.
** Duty ready handgun recommendations: Glock, or other major firearms manufacturer
Fire! DPSST Armed Security Refresher
To schedule an Armed Security Officer Upgrade or Refresher class, please contact us.