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School of Security

Whether you’re curious about conceal and carry, a newcomer to the security industry, or a seasoned veteran who needs to requalify, AGB Institute’s courses run the gamut.

Get started on your path today. Explore our security classes.

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Armed Security Certificate

The Armed Security Certificate program teaches basic and advanced security skills and it
meets the training requirements for a 230 Firearms Certification through the IDFPR.

Meet Michelle, an AGB Institute alum who shares her experience as an officer. Are you ready to go there?

Limited Time Offer: $150 with code conceal125

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Unarmed Security Certification Course

This 20-hour basic training is perfect for those exploring entry-level positions as an unarmed security officer or guard in many parts of the U.S. 

Meet Javon, an AGB Insitute alum who shares his experience with the courses. Are you ready to get started?

Limited Time Offer: $60
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Conceal and Carry

The Concealed Carry Certificate program shows students how to carry, care for, and use a concealed weapon. Plus, you’ll meet the requirements needed to apply for the Illinois Conceal and Carry license.

 Meet Niesha, an AGB Insitute alum who talks about the benefits of AGB Institute for women. Are you ready to get started?

Limited Time Offer: $150 with code conceal125
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Frequently Asked Questions

AGB Institute is a certified and experienced provider of Concealed Carry Training in Illinois. Our classes are taught in Chicago by NRA-trained instructors at the AGB Institute. Our trainers include former law enforcement officers with experience at the federal level.

Due to the current health pandemic, some of our courses are now virtual. However some classes will require students meet in-person for physical and tactical trainings such as CPR/AED/First Aid, active shooter response, armed security training and more.

No. The lecture portion of our classes are held online with a live instructor. After you register for the course, you will receive access to our online education portal where you will attend virtual classes.  

No. We require students complete our 20-Hour Unarmed Certification course first before students can register for the 20-Hour Armed Certification course. We encourage students to sign-up for both.  

 Yes, AGB Institute helps armed security professionals re-qualify for firearm training. 

To register for our re-qualification course, visit Range Requalification for Security Officers.

AGB Institute prides itself on offering training courses at affordable rates.

Additionally, AGB Institute is a partner in the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) network that offers training under the WIOA grant. WIOA is designed to help job seekers access education, and training all at no cost for individuals who qualify. To see if you’re eligible for AGB Institute courses under the WIOA Act, visit the illinoisworknet.com to learn more.

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