BSI Armed Training

The Long Island Training Center (LITC) is a state of the art facility that offers courses for employers and individuals.

  • Employers benefit by keeping employees up-to-date with training, compliance, certifications, and licensing requirements.
  • Individuals benefit in many ways; maintaining training requirements and enhancing their skills and marketability.

BSI Armed Training

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New York State Security Guard Armed

8 Hour Annual Firearms Training

  • The 8 Hour Firearms Training Course must be completed each year and is in addition to the 8 Hour Annual In-Service Training.


  • New York State 47 Hour Armed Security Guard Training Course

    Individuals that possess a NYS pistol permit and a valid NYS unarmed guard license.


    The Long Island Training Center offers the 47 hour Firearms Training course for individuals that possess a NYS pistol permit and a valid NYS unarmed guard license, focusing on Basic Fundamentals of Marksmanship, Use of Force, Deadly Physical Force, and most importantly firearm safety.

    Armed guard applicants must possess a valid NYS pistol license pursuant to Penal Law 400.00, a valid NYS unarmed guard license  and must complete the 47 Hour Firearms Training Course for Security Guards prior to applying for an Armed Guard Registration Card.

    Starting from the date of completion, holders of an Armed Guard Registration Card must complete an 8 Hour Annual In-service Training Course every year.

    Important Information

    You must posses a New York State Pistol License BEFORE you can take this class.

    To apply for a New York State pistol license you must go to your respective police agency and complete a pistol license application.

    If you live within the 5 Boroughs – applications can be obtained from NYPD Pistol Permit Section at One Police Plaza, New York City, New York.

    If you live in Nassau County – applications can be obtained from the NCPD Pistol Permit Section at 1490 Franklin Ave., Mineola, New York.

    If you live in Suffolk County – applications can be obtained from the SCPD Pistol Licensing Division at 30 Yaphank Ave., Yaphank, New York, or the Suffolk County Sheriff’s Office located at 100 Center Dr., Riverhead, New York; depending on your township.

    Visit the Suffolk County website for further information at www.SuffolkCountyNY.gov/Departments/CountyClerk/PistolLicensePermitInformation.aspx

    Call Us: 516-470-0790
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