OPOTA Classes in Cleveland

Action Defense is proud to offer the OPOTA Private 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.   

OPOTA Classes

Required 4-Hour Annual Qualification (Semi-Auto or Revolver) | $100.00

This class fulfills all requirements to obtain your Ohio Private Security re-qualification Certificate. As mandated by Ohio law.


  Requirements  

  • YOU MUST BRING A COPY OF YOUR CURRENT CERTIFICATE OR YOU CANNOT RE-QUALIFY
  • Absolutely no ammunition is allowed in the classroom at any time. Please leave all  ammunition in your vehicle 
  • Ball caps optional
  • Students are also required to provide their own  firearm, duty belt/holster and ammo (no steel cased ammo permitted)
  • Eye and ear protection (Provided for free if needed)
  • Photo ID (driver license, state-issued ID, or passport)
  • Must be a United States citizen
  • Must be at least 21 years of age
  • Must not be under indictment or  have been convicted of a felony in the U.S. or elsewhere
  • Not  convicted of misdemeanor domestic violence
  • Must not be under court order (i.e. order of protection, harassment, etc.)
  • Must Not be a fugitive from justice
  • Must not be a user of or addicted to any controlled substance
  • Must not have been dishonorably discharged from the Armed Forces
  • Have never renounced U.S. citizenship
  • Do  not suffer from mental illness and have not been adjudicated mentally incompetent or committed to a mental institution


Duration: 4 Hour Course 



Includes:  

  • Class Materials
  • Range Fees
  • Target
  • Eye & Ear protection
  • Ohio Police Officers Training Academy Private Security Certificate

20-Hour Certification (Semi-Auto or Revolver) | $225.00

This class fulfills all requirements to obtain your OPOTC Private Security Firearms Certificate. As mandated by Ohio law, students successfully passing the class, will be able to demonstrate the following:   


  • Proficiently name, verbalize and demonstrate the rules for safe handling of a handgun & proper storage practices of both handguns & ammunition
  • Demonstrate and explain how to handle ammunition in a safe manner
  • Demonstrate the knowledge, skills and attitude necessary to shoot a handgun in a safe manner
  • Proper handling of firearms, range safety and how to properly load & unload a handgun
  • Basic marksmanship

In addition to these skills, students will be taught the basic principles of Ohio CHL law and will be taught how to handle interaction with law enforcement.  Instruction is provided by an Ohio Police Officers Training Commission (OPOTC) Certified Instructor with years of practical experience in carrying a firearm & in law enforcement. 


Requirements  

  • Absolutely no ammunition is allowed in the classroom at any time.  Please leave  all ammunition in your vehicle
  • Ball caps suggested
  • Handgun & 100 rounds of ammunition (Action Defense will provide a rental  firearm for a nominal charge & also has ammunition for purchase)
  • Eye and ear protection (Provided for free if needed)
  • Photo ID (driver license, state-issued ID, or passport)
  • Must be a United States citizen
  • Must be at least 21 years of age
  • Must not be under indictment or been convicted of a felony in the U.S. or elsewhere
  • Must not be convicted of misdemeanor domestic violence
  • Not under court order (i.e. order of protection, harassment, etc.)
  • Must not be a fugitive from justice
  • Must not be a user of or addicted to any controlled substance
  • Must not have been dishonorably discharged from the Armed Forces
  • Have never renounced U.S. citizenship
  • Do not suffer from mental illness and have not been adjudicated mentally      incompetent or committed to a mental institution

Duration: 20 Hour Course over 2 days


Includes:  

  • Class Materials
  • Use of 9mm handgun and ammo
  • Range Fees
  • Target
  • Eye & Ear protection
  • Ohio Police Officers Training Academy Private Security Certificate

Contact Us

Please use this form for OPOTA Inquires only

Action Defense LLC

6285 Pearl Rd, Room 42, Parma Heights, Ohio 44130, United States

For OPOTA-only inquires call Dan McPeek at 440-897-4877