Classes are held at either the Nassau County Rifle & Pistol Range or Southshore Shooting Range in Islip
This is an 8 hour course that must be completed annually. To attend the course students must possess a valid pistol license pursuant to NY Penal Law Section 400.00 and a valid NYS Armed Security Guard registration card. The course consists of 3 hours of NYS Penal Law Article 35 (Use of Force/Deadly Physical Force) and 5 hours of range instruction and qualification. To successfully complete the course the student must pass a written examination on Article 35 and qualify with a handgun.