28-Hr. Class “G” Statewide Firearm License-Weekend October 16-18, 2020
Event Phone: (352) 610-1085
- 28-Hour Class "G" Statewide Firearm License
October 16, 2020 - October 18, 2020
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
NOTE: This is a hybrid weekend class, Friday Night, Saturday, Sunday, and range time by appointment. The class dates are as follows, all sessions meet at 13156 Spring Hill Dr. at the Red Shirt Training classroom: Friday September 18 from 6 PM to 10 PM; Saturday September 19 from 8 AM to 7 PM; and Sunday September 20 from 8 AM to 7 PM. Range qualification time will be scheduled during the class-time and on a separate date from those listed above.
Only Class “C,” Class “CC,” Class “D,” Class “M,” Class “MA” and Class “MB” licensees are permitted to bear a firearm, and any such licensee who bears a firearm must also have a Class “G” license.
To apply for a Class “G” license, you must be at least 18 years old.
You must be either a U.S. citizen or a permanent legal resident alien to qualify for a Class “G” license, and you must provide documentation confirming your citizenship status.
- If you were born in the United States, submit a copy of your birth certificate, U.S. passport, Social Security card, driver license, state-issued ID card, or voter registration card.
- If you are a naturalized citizen, submit a copy of your U.S. passport or the official document issued by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services indicating that you are a naturalized citizen.
- If you are not a U.S. citizen, submit a copy of your Permanent Legal Resident Alien card.
An applicant for a Class “G” license must submit proof of having completed an initial course of instruction that includes 28 hours of classroom and range training pertaining to the use of firearms in connection with duties regulated under Chapter 493, Florida Statutes (F.S.).
The 28-hour course curriculum is outlined below:
- Legal Aspects of Use of Firearms — 12 hours
- This section of the course covers applicable portions of chapters 493, 775, 776 and 790, F.S., as well as civil and criminal liability issues in connection with the use of firearms.
- Operational Firearms Safety and Firearms Mechanical Training — 8 to 11 hours
- This portion of the curriculum is intended to provide students with a comprehensive understanding of the mechanical operations of a firearm and how to handle firearms safely. A written examination of 100 questions will be administered covering the portions of the curriculum dealing with legal use and operational/mechanical training.
- Firearms Qualification — 8 hours
- This segment of the training course includes practical exercises in the handling of firearms — stance, grip, sighting, etc. — as well as topics pertaining to range safety and range commands. The instructor will require students to fire 144 rounds as part of the firearms qualification for initial licensure (48 rounds of practice fire plus two cycles of 48 rounds for initial qualification). No more than eight hours of the 28 hours of training shall consist of range training.
The cost of this training is $200.00, range fee and weapons are NOT included. Range fee payment due day of training to range operator.
Training Session rules for the Armed G Re-qualification training are as follows:
- No Ammunition allowed in the Classroom;
- *Firearms will be inspected prior to entering the training area*
- No open shoes;
- *Sneakers or boots only*
- Long pants with strong belt – (i.e. jeans, duty or tactical pants) and duty belt/gear
- *NO SHORTS OR SWEAT PANTS ALLOWED*
- Crew neck t-shirt, dress or polo shirt
- *NO TANK TOPS OR LOW CUT SHIRTS ALLOWED*
- If you wear glasses please bring them to class
- You must supply your own Duty Firearm.
- Please bring your duty gear and firearm the the class, but leave the ammunition in a secure place.
Required Text and Materials
- Firearms Training Manual – Student Handbook and Study Guide. (Provided);
- Revolver and/or Semi-Automatic Pistol;
- 200 rounds of ammunition for handgun;
- Belts, Holsters, Speed-loaders, and Speed-loader pouches, Magazines and Magazine pouches;
- Eye and Ear Protection;
- Targets. (Provided);
- Weapon Cleaning Equipment.
NOTE: The class dates are as follows, all sessions meet at 13156 Spring Hill Dr. at the Red Shirt Training classroom:
- Friday night from 6 PM to 10 PM
- Saturday from 8 AM to 7 PM
- Sunday from 8 AM to 7 PM
- Range time will be scheduled during class.