OPOTA Basic 20 Hour Class
This is a 20 Hour course of the Ohio Peace Officer Training Academy (OPOTA) Private Security Firearms training. This class is a requirement for security guards & armored car personnel to get a firearm bearer notation on their security guard registration in the state of Ohio.

Come on into the store or call 614-939-4867 Option 2 to get signed up. Due to strict requirements, this class is NOT available online for signup.

Cost is $229.95. We provide ammo for 9MM, 40SW, and 45ACP. You provide your duty firearm (semiautomatic only), strong side hip holster, and at least 2, preferably 3 magazines.

Students must attend all 20 hours of the course per state law.

On the Range: Students must wear a brimmed hat.

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OPOTA Requal 4 Hour
This is the 4-hour Semiautomatic pistol re-qualification, which meets Ohio Peace Officer Training Academy (OPOTA) standards for Private Security Firearms training. Students must possess and bring with them to class their current OPOTA Private Security Firearms training certificate. Please note that OPOTA guidelines state that you may requalify any time in the 90-day period prior to expiration. It does take time for certificates to be returned, so please allow plenty of time before your expiration. We recommend shooting no later than one month prior to expiration in order to ensure no break in service.

Come on in, or call the store at 614-939-4867, Opt 2 to sign up! Due to strict requirements, this class is NOT available online for signup.

Cost is $129.95; we provide the ammo for 9MM, 40SW, and 45ACP.

You provide your own duty gun (semiautomatics only), a strong-side hip holster, and at least 2 magazines. Students are required to wear a brimmed hat while on the range, per OPOTA guidelines.

Once signed up please send a copy of your current OPOTA certificate to OPOTA@goaimhi.com at least a week prior to your class.

Click HERE to check the calendar for class schedule!