Armed Security Training
Invictus is Florida’s leading provider of Armed Security Training. Our Armed Security Training courses prepare security officers with the tools necessary to work in an armed capacity. Our Statewide Firearm course will teach students the Florida Laws, Liability, Use of Force, Firearms Safety, Marksmanship Fundamentals, Firearms Mechanics, Malfunctions and a Live Fire Qualification. Our courses are second to none and will give our students the tools necessary to protect their lives and the lives of others while working armed security.
Statewide Firearms Course
Invictus Armed Security Training covers all the state requirements for the Statewide Firearm Class G license. The Statewide Firearm Class G license is required by the State of Florida to work armed as a security officer and or private investigator. The State requires 28 hours of training and a live fire qualification, which students must pass in order to apply for the license. A licensed Class K Firearms instructor must present the Armed Security training to students under F.S. 493.
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The Armed Security Training covers the Florida Laws under Chapters 493, 775, 776, and 790 of the Florida Statutes, as well as civil and criminal liability issues in connection with the use of firearms.
F.S. 493-Florida Statutes 493 are the laws that regulate the private security, investigative, and recovery industries to ensure that the interests of the public will be adequately served and protected.
F.S. 775-Florida Statutes 775 covers criminal definitions; general penalties and the registration of criminals.
F.S. 776-Florida Statutes 776 cover justifiable use of force.
- A person is justified in using or threatening to use force, except deadly force, against another when and to the extent that the person reasonably believes that such conduct is necessary to defend himself or herself or another against the other’s imminent use of unlawful force.
- A person is justified in using deadly force if they reasonably believe that using or threatening to use such force is necessary to prevent imminent death or great bodily harm to himself or herself or another or to prevent the imminent commission of a forcible felony.
F.S. 790-Florida Statutes 790 are the laws pertaining to Florida’s concealed weapon license program.
Firearms Safety is the most important class students will learn in the Armed Security Training. Firearms Safety is a must and required when attending our training programs. Negligent discharges and accidents occur when the any of the 4 safety rules are not applied. If applied properly there should be no mistakes made while handling a firearms. At Invictus Armed Security Training, Firearms Safety is taken very serious throughout the entire course. Safety of our students and instructors is our during our courses is our number 1 priority.
- Never point a firearm at anyone or anything you do not intend to shoot whether or not it is loaded.
- Always treat every firearm as if it is loaded and will fire.
- Never place your finger inside the trigger guard or on the trigger unless you intend to fire.
- Always be sure of your target and what is beyond it.
Invictus armed security training will teach and fine-tune students marksmanship skills to prepare them for the firearms qualification. To become a better marksman students must know and apply the basic fundaments of marksmanship. Just like any sport, the fundamentals are a very important foundation that all armed security officers must learn and understand to become a more precise marksman. Even advanced shooters and officers with years of armed experience have bad habits, but when you go back to the basics and apply the fundamentals properly you will become a better marksman. At Invictus firearms training we will give you the proper training to help you build a better foundation and teach you the proper fundamentals of marksmanship.
The 7 fundamentals of Marksmanship
- Sight Alignment
- Sight Picture
- Trigger Control
- Follow Through
Grip-The Shooting Hand is as strong as a firm handshake
Stance-Balanced and Ready to Fight
Sight Picture-Clear Front Sight, Target Blurry
Sight Alignment-Equal Height, Equal Light
Trigger Control-Steady pressure on the trigger until the weapon fires, surprising you.
Follow Through-If the first shot did not eliminate the threat, follow through will allow you to rapidly reengage the threat.
Breathing-The breathing sequence should be as follows: inhale, exhale, hold, squeeze.
Invictus Armed Security Training will teach and train our students with practical exercises for proper Firearms Mechanics. Our firearms course has our students dry fire practice loading, reloading and unloading procedures for a semi automatic and or revolver.
Our Armed Security Training will teach students how to properly recognize and fix a firearms malfunction with immediate action and remedial action. Students will apply these actions through dry fire practice until they feel comfortable fixing and clearing a firearms malfunction.
Invictus has two schools in South Florida, choose the Melbourne or Palm Beach Academy to view the upcoming class schedules for the location nearest you.