SORA Armed Security Guard License & Training Classes | Newark, New Jersey

American Firearms Academy, located in Newark, is New Jersey’s premier SORA (security officer registration act) armed security guard license & training classes. Anyone looking to advance in security or firearms career development, American Firearms Academy has a course for you and offers lifetime assistance in finding employment after certification.


SORA and Armed Guard Licensing & Training For All Skill Levels In New Jersey

Lifetime Job Placement Assistance

Instructors With Over 30 Years Experience

Member Of The NRA Business Alliance

Closest Firearms Training Facility To New York

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SORA Armed Security Guard License & Training Classes

American Firearms Academy will provide licensing, certification, and training for anyone looking to advance in SORA security or firearms career development in Newark, New Jersey.

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Security Guard Placement Assistance

Train to become an ARMED SECURITY GUARD or an UNARMED SECURITY GUARD. Due to the large network of employers we deal with, we are well positioned to assist you in finding employment. Assistance is available for those just starting out or for those with new skills.

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Top Firearms Instructors

All of our firearms instructors are certified and licensed with countless hours of experience teaching and handling firearms to all ages, skill levels, and any model guns. Learn from the best to become the best!

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      24 Commerce St, Suite 101
      Newark, NJ 07102


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      • “My teacher Douglas Worthen is a great guy, he takes his time to explain about real life situations, and parts of the guns with demonstration. He goes on to fix the problems you have in class. Also, he explains everything clearly and breaks down the parts of different gun types, teaches about all the safety parts, and how to handle and operate a gun. Class is fun and informative!
        Jennifer Nguyen 

      • “Class was very informative and efficient. Very clear and effective teachers”
        Damon Washington

      • “The instructor was very good. He explained a lot step by step! There was also plenty of time for questions”
        Ricardo Matos

      • “The instructors were very good about explaining holster use, and draw position. Anyone wanting to learn about firearms training needs American Firearms Academy! ”
        Jose Muzis

      • “This class is awesome! I can’t believe there is so much information on gun laws. I came here with zero knowledge and now I feel confident.”
        Julio Rivea

      • “The classes have been really good so far. The teachers are great and love the way they are teaching the class”
        Ebaristo Leal