TARGET MASTERS WEST                     Serving the Shooting Community for Over 25 Years

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Training facility ID: TFF235 Target Masters West
408-263-7468

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Guard Card (PTA)

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- Requirements -
40 Hours of Training & Open Book Test
Finger Printing & Back Ground Check
State Application


Training Breakdown

8 Hours Initial PTA - Powers To Arrest Class
+16 Hours of Training Within 30 days of starting work
+16 Hours of Training Within 6 months of starting work


The Process
Step 1 - Register for Class & Pay $100 Class Fee
Step 2 - 8 Hour PTA Class (held two times each month)
Step 3 - PTA Test (open book given at class)
Step 4 - Finger Printing (Federal, State & Fee) - at Time of Class $75.00
Step 5 - State Application & Fee - Paid to State $50.00
Step 6* - Receive Guard Card From State or Web Site
Step 7 - Within 30 Days - 16 Hours of Continuing Education $200
Step 8 - Within 6 Months – 16 Additional Hours of Continuing Education $200


Print out your approval from web site and start working.
Watch this web site for the issue of your card
* * * License Search for Security Guards * * *

Total Cost To Getting Your Card
($225 to get card) + ($400 continuing education) = $625 Total

Two available class dates each month.
FIRST SATURDAY OF EVERY MONTH
10:30am TO 6:30pm
OR
THIRD FRIDAY OF EVERY MONTH
10:30am TO 6:30pm

Pre-Registration is Required

Continuing education classes are held on Tuesday and Wednesdays
- Additional Classes to be Announced -

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Initial Firearms Permit
Third weekend of the month
both Saturday and Sunday
10:30a.m. – 6:30p.m.

Instructor fee: $150.00
Additional calibers: $25.00
Range Fees (approx): $40.00

This Class is for the BSIS Issued exposed Firearm permit for armed security guards.

The initial instructor fee is for a single caliber only. If you wish to test for more than one caliber add $25 for each additional caliber.

Example: To test for .38, 9mm and .40, it would cost $150 + $25 + $25 = $200 + range fees.

State fees are solely the student’s responsibility. State fees are established by the Bureau of Security and Investigative Services (BSIS), and may change at any time. State fees are explained in class.

 


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Recurring Firearms
“Requalifications”

(Walk in class)

Thursdays Alternating between
4:00 pm Sharp
6:30 pm Sharp

Instructor fee: $25.00
Additional calibers: $25.00
Range fee (approx): $40.00+

This Class is available for those who already have there exposed firearm permit and need to do their periodic re-qualification or renew their permit.

State fees are solely the student’s responsibility. State fees are established by the Bureau of Security and Investigative services (BSIS), and may change at time. State fees are explained in class. 
 


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Baton Certification
Last Saturday of “Even” months
10:30a.m.-7:30p.m.

Instructor fee: $150.00
Permit fee: $50.00

This course offers instruction for certification in the use of straight baton and side-handle batons while employed as a security guard. It involves classroom instruction and actual use of baton. The practical portion is held outdoors, so bring a coat or sun block as necessary.
Students must bring a belt.

Expandable or collapsible batons are done as an additional test for an additional fee.

NOTE: Students receive their BSIS baton permit immediately upon successful completion of the class. 


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MILPITAS SHOOTING RANGE (408) 263-7468
Target Masters West – 122 Minnis Circle – Milpitas, CA 95035

BSIS - Bureau of Security and Investigative Services
               Department of Cansumer Affairs
   CA - Government Agency in charge of Guard Licensing

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