Training Center

OPOTA & NRA Courses

Ohio CCW Class

CCW Certification

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Phazzer/ Tazer Certification

20 HR OPOTA Armed Security Course

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4 HR OPOTA Armed Security Refresher Course

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Phazzer Certification

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O.C. Spray Cert.

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Baton Certification

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*We offer a variety of training courses, please inquire to see if we offer the training you are searching for.

Frequently Asked Questions

The Ohio Peace Officer Training Academy (O.P.O.T.A.) is a network of training academies approved by the State of Ohio to conduct training and certifications. Join armed security officers who earn the 20 hr O.P.O.T.A. certification and are immediately eligible for full-time employment.

Ohio is a shall-issue state with concealed weapons permits issued at the county level by the county sheriff in the applicant’s county of residence. … Concealed carry is legal with a license/permit. Residents 21 years of age and older can obtain an Ohio Concealed Handgun License (CHL).

Our CCW courses are conducted at our New Riegel OPOTA Training Academy. The class is 8 hours which includes 6 hours in the classroom and 2 hours on the range. Upon the completion of the CCW training course participants will receive a state certificate which is needed to apply for a CCW permit.

The 20 hour OPOTA course is for individuals who wish to work in armed private security. This class fulfills all requirements to obtain your OPOTC Private Security Firearms Certificate. As mandated by Ohio law, students successfully passing the class, will be able to demonstrate the following. This training course is conducted at our New Riegel, OH OPOTA Training Academy.

Bee-Safe is lead by a staff of professional security specialists with backgrounds in military and law enforcement. We are dedicated to providing in depth training to students who want to work in private security or learn self-defense for personal protection. Our instructors are seasoned educators willing to teach students of little to no experience in security. We want everyone to feel welcomed and comfortable during the course.