Quorum Security, Inc.
Professional Training Division


Firearms Training Courses

For more information or to sign up, please contact me.

If you would like to schedule a special class for a group of 5 or more, a discounted rate is available.  Please contact me for details.


Minnesota Permit-to-Carry Course
Answers to Frequently Asked Questions about the Minnesota Permit-to-Carry Course

This course satisfied the Minnesota requirements for obtaining a handgun permit.  Both the course and its instructor are certified by the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA).  This training is guaranteed to be accepted by all Minnesota Sheriffs.

For this course, you will need a handgun, 30 rounds of ammunition, eye and ear protection.  I also recommend bringing a pen and paper to take notes.  Handguns are available for rent for this course.  Rental fee is $10.00 and includes ammunition.


Introduction to Handgun Course

 This course consists of three hours of indivudual instruction and is highly recommended for first time handgun owners or anyone thinking of getting a Permit to Carry. 
Even if you are an experienced shooter, this course is a great way to practice and develop your skills.  

Topics covered include:
Handgun Safety Overview - Fundamentals of Handgun Marksmanship - Loading, Re-loading, and Unloading - Firearm, Ammunition, and Holster Selection - Safe & Legal Storage of your Handgun

  Basic Handgun Tactics Course (Level 1)

This course features an introduction to using the handgun for self-defense.  

Topics covered include:
Draw & Presentation of the Handgun - Handgun Design, Ballistics and Features - Fundamentals of Handgun Marksmanship - Speed and Tactical Reloading - Clearing Malfunctions -Conflict De-Escalation and Management - Post-Shooting Procedures

Required Equipement:
Suitable Defensive Handgun (no .22 or target pistols).  Rental guns available for additional charge.

Good quality holster
At least 400 rounds of ammunition
At least 1 spare magazine with a magazine pouch
Ear Protection, Eye Protection and a Baseball Cap  (keeps hot brass out of your hair)


Introduction to Shotgun Course

This course is designed to provide an overview of the defensive shotgun.  Many US households have a shotgun sitting in a closet with the intent of using it for self-defense.  Learn to use the shotgun effectively to defend your home and family.

Topics covered include:
Shotgun Features and Ballistics - Loading, Unloading, and Carrying the Shotgun - Shotgun Marksmanship

Required Equipement:
Ear Protection, Eye Protection and a Baseball Cap  (keeps hot brass out of your hair)
Suitable defensive Shotgun:  12-gauge pump or auto recommended, but not required.  Rental guns available for additional charge.
100 rounds 00 Buckshot and 25 rounds Slugs


  Advanced Handgun/Shotgun Course (Level 2)

This course provides begins with a Basic Handgun review and moves on to advanced skills, followed by a shotgun course.  At the end of the day, students work with the handgun and shotgun together.  This is a dynamic course and requires Basic Handgun or equivalent as a prerequisite.

Topics covered include:
Use of Cover and Concealment - Shooting, Reloading, and Clearing Stoppages while Wounded - Alternate Draw and Carry Methods - Handgun Retention - Transition from Handgun to Secondary Weapons - Shotgun Features and Ballistics - Loading, Unloading, and Carrying the Shotgun - Shotgun Marksmanship

Required Equipement:
Suitable Defensive Handgun (no .22 or target pistols).  Rental guns available for additional charge.

Good quality holster
At least 400 rounds of ammunition
At least 1 spare magazine with a magazine pouch
Ear Protection, Eye Protection and a Baseball Cap  (keeps hot brass out of your hair)
Suitable defensive Shotgun:  12-gauge pump or auto recommended, but not required.  Rental guns available for additional charge.
150 rounds 00 Buckshot and 25 rounds Slugs


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