Connecticut Blue Card (Armed Guard) Course

The State of Connecticut "Blue Card" Course expands upon the lessons learned in the Guard Card Course to encompass a more in depth understanding of the laws inherent to carrying a firearm during employment.

During the 8 hour class time students will be instructed in how to identify and demonstrate firearm nomenclature and safety issues regarding the use and safe storage of firearms, duty firearm carry techniques and suggested appropriate equipment needed.

In depth discussions covering Connecticut General Statutes regarding firearm use of force and security officer laws, along with the technical aspects and legal responsibilities inherent in carrying and using a firearm as an armed security officer.

On completion of the course each student will have a solid understanding of Use of Force (reasonable and deadly) and the responsibilities and legalities of each when used.


This course requires students to pass a written test and a live fire range qualification with a minimum passing score of 240 points out of a maximum 300 points.


Students are requested review the required materials list and bring those items on the assigned class date and time.


Student must already have his Guard Card Certification.

This class is approved by the State Of Connecticut and meets or exceeds the mandated requirements set forth

Class Details

Class Date 02-20-2020 9:00 am
Class End Date 02-20-2020 5:00 pm
Registration Start Date 02-07-2020 9:00 am
Capacity 12
Registration Cut Off Date 02-18-2020 5:00 pm
Individual Price $250.00
Location Tech 9 Guns Training Academy

Group Rate

#Registrants Rate/Person($)
2 237.50
4 225.00
6 212.50
8 200.00
10 187.50
We are no longer accepting registration for this class.

Class Location:

Closed For Winter Months

Thank you for visiting Tech9Guns!  We will be closed for the upcoming winter months.  NRA classes and Blue Card Classes will resume in the spring.

Upcoming Classes

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  • Pistol Permit
  • Connecticut Guard Card
  • (1) Duty Handgun - This will be the firearm your qualified to carry during employment
  • 2 Magazines and Speed loaders
  • A quality duty belt (Leather Duty Belts are recommended, but not required)
  • Double On The Waist (OTW) Magazine / Speedloader Pouch
  • Proper Range Attire and inclement weather gear
  • Cleaning Kits are recommended
  • 1 Gallon of water or other beverage of choice for hydration
  • Eye and Ear Protection
  • Note Book and Pen For Note Taking during classroom lectures
  • 150 Rounds Ammunition

Teaching the proper techniques and care for safe and responsible firearms handling.

148 North Road, East Windsor, CT 06088



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