Armed Security Guard Training in North Carolina

February 10, 2013

In addition to the requirements for working as an unarmed security guard in North Carolina. You must also adhere to the following requirements.


  • At least 21 years of age
  • Complete and pass a certified firearms training course

Training course

An approved firearms course include, but is not limited to, 4 hours of classroom training in the following topics

  • Legal limitations on the use of hand guns and on the powers and authority of an armed security guard
  • Familiarity with North Carolina Statues 74C-13
  • Range firing and procedure and hand gun safety and maintenance


The registration must be renewed annually.

Application Process

The application process is similar to that of an unarmed North Carolina security guard.


There is a $30 application fee.


North Carolina General Statues
North Carolina Unarmed Security Guard Training Requirements

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