OPOTC 20-Hour Basic Handgun Course


OPOTC 20-Hour Basic Handgun Course


Ohio Peace Officer Training Commission (OPOTC) 20 hour certification course requirement for Ohio licensed private security and private investigators to go armed with either a semi-automatic handgun or a revolver.

If you want to carry a firearm for a living then this is the course to take! We offer the most advanced course in Ohio. Don’t trust your training to just anyone. This OPOTC 20 hour pistol course teaches the most comprehensive firearms training that will not only satisfy the Ohio state requirements but will give you a foundation that will train you to protect lives and avoid violent encounters during your career in private security. Your life depends on the absolute best training from experts in the field. Again, this is the most advanced course in Columbus Ohio.

You must attend both days in their entirety to receive your Ohio Peace Officers Training Certificate (OPOTC). We maintain small class sizes so that you receive an in-depth course with enhanced practical training. Our classes are for MEN and WOMEN.

Upon successful completion of this OPOTC course, students will receive an Ohio Peace Officers Training Commission certificate.

To be certified in both revolver and semi-auto the 20hr course must be taken for each gun. Cost – $175.00 

All firearms training is conducted at the Dark Horse MTE Range, 5800 Purity Road NE, St. Louisville, OH 43071.

Please note: Class size is limited to (20). Email training@darkhorsemte.com to be put on a waiting list if the desired class is full.

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