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Action Defense is proud to offer the OPOTA Private Security Academy (124-Hour Course), Armed Security Certification Course (20hr) and Re-Certification course (4hr).Training will be provided by OPOTC Instructors who are certified in both Private Security and Law Enforcement Firearms Training. In addition to the basic requirements, Action Defense offers additional classes to Private Security companies and individuals to help in the preparation of the many conditions facing Private Security today.
This class fulfills all requirements to obtain your OPOTC Private Security Firearms Certificate, as mandated by Ohio law.
In addition, students will be taught the basic principles of Ohio CHL law and will be taught how to handle interaction with law enforcement.
This class fulfills all requirements to obtain your Ohio Private Security re-qualification Certificate, as mandated by Ohio law.
All Firearm Courses:
*Firearm rental (.9mm or Shotgun) available for an additional fees - Must reserve and pay for this in advance.
**ammo may (or may not be) be available for an additional fees- Must reserve and pay for in advance. **No steel-cased ammo permitted
As mandated by Ohio law, students successfully passing the class will be able to demonstrate the following:
Q: Can I get the study guide?
A. YES! The SPO's are on the bottom of this page available as a Download.
Q. Can I re-qualify with more than one firearm?
A. YES, there is a $25.00 additional fee for each weapon you re-qualify with
Q. How long does it take to receive my certificate after my class?
A. Your certificate typically arrives 3-4 weeks after you successfully complete your course.
Q. I need a copy of my certificate, How do I obtain one?
A. We are glad to get a copy for you. Please email your request. There is a $20.00 fee for copies.
This policy applies to OPOTA 4-Hour and 20-Hour Classes only, this does not apply to any other classes at Action Defense: OPOTA/Security Electives have a different policy which is listed below.
Security Electives (i.e. Shotgun, OC Spray, Baton, Handcuffing, and others)
This course prepares you to take the Ohio Peace Officer Training Commission (OPOTC) Exam
Action Defense offers additional advanced training certifications!
* In order to carry firearms, you must hold a separate certification , also offered by Action Defense.
July 6, 2021 - July 28, 2021 | Monday -Friday 9am -6pm
Tuition is $1850.00 (Compare to other local school prices of $2400.00-$2900.00)
Tuition includes: Student performance objective materials, three-ring binders, academy shirts (one T-shirt and one polo), American Heart Association /CPR certification,
Please download the Enrollment Certification Record form and fill out the top portion of this form and bring to class. This form must be typed, not handwritten.
12 Hour Course | $225.00
5 Hour Course | $100.00
4 Hour Course | $100.00
8 Hour Course | 150.00
NOTE: You must click a blue "ENROLL NOW" button on our website to begin your enrollment. (Clicking the calendar display will not bring you to our enrollment).
Schedule is subject to Change.
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