ARMED GUARD CARD PACKAGE

Three Day Training Class Package - Save $30 by purchasing this package!

Package Includes:

  • Guard Card Training Class (1 day, 8 hours)
  • BSIS Exposed Firearms Permit Class (2 days, 16 hours)
  • Guard Card State Application Fee
  • Live Scan for Security Guard with Firearm
  • Use of our firearm (9mm, .40, .45, .38, or .357), eye/ear protection and range & target fees
  • Online Submission of the Guard Card Application & Fee

NOTE: The $100 Firearm Application fee payable to the Bureau of Security and Investigative Services (BSIS) is NOT included in this package, and must be paid by the participant after successful completion of the BSIS Exposed Firearms Permit Class. The cost of ammunition is also NOT included in the package, and must be purchased by the participant before Day 2 of the BSIS Exposed Firearms Class. Lastly, a Firearm is required by the BSIS before the Firearms Permit is issued. The assessment will evaluate whether an applicant possesses appropriate judgement, restraint, and self-control for the purpose of carrying and using a firearm during the course of his or her security guard duties. The assessment cost is $60. 

Registration starts at 8:00 am for all classes. A confirmation email for all classes will be sent from our scheduling software after payment is processed.

For the BSIS Exposed Firearm Permit Class, participants have the opportunity to qualify with their own firearm, or use one of our firearms (loaner calibers available: 9 mm, .40, .45, .38, or .357). The .357 caliber firearm can only be used at the Concord Police Range. Participants must be 18 years of age or older, a United States Citizen or permanent legal resident (with proof). Participants are responsible for providing their own ammunition (100 rounds), or they can purchase the ammunition at the San Leandro Range ONLY. Participant's that wish to have more than one caliber on their permit, can qualify with additional calibers for a fee of $30 per additional caliber. At check out, you will have the option to add calibers. Participants will need to provide 100 rounds of ammuntion for each additional caliber.

The standard processing time for the Bureau of Security and Investigative Services (BSIS) to issue the Guard Card and Exposed Firearm Permit is four to eight weeks.

The classroom training for the Guard Card Class will take place at our training facility: 524 7th Street, Oakland (between Washington & Clay, and a few blocks away from the 12th Street Downtown Oakland BART Station). 

There are two training location options for the BSIS Exposed Firearm Permit Class. You will select your training location when you purchase the class online. The options are explained in detail below:

Option 1 (Weekdays) - The classroom training (Day 1) for the BSIS Exposed Firearms Permit Class will take place at our training facility (524 7th Street, Oakland). The Range Training & Qualification (Day 2) will take place at the San Leandro Rifle and Pistol Club (3001 Davis Street, San Leandro). 

Option 2 (Weekend) - The classroom training (Day 1) for the BSIS Exposed Firearms Permit Class will take place at the Concord Clarion Hotel, Cabana Meeting Room (1050 Burnett Ave, Concord). The Range Training & Qualification (Day 2) will take place at the Concord Police Association Range (5060 Avila Road, Concord).

Participants who fail to pass the written examination (Day 1) will be allowed to retake the class one time at no additional fee. Students who fail to pass the range qualification (Day 2) may take the two-day class again, one time, for a fee of $100.

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  • Guard Card Class: $96
  • BSIS Exposed Firearm Class: $220
  • Live Scan for Security Guard with Firearm: $107
  • BSIS Guard Card Application Fee: $55
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