ACT235 Recertification Courses


Privately employed agents with lethal weapons certification are required to renew their certification every five years. The minimum standards consist of the following required subjects and prescribed eight hours of instruction.

Weapon required:
Pistol or revolver (with a holster and belt) and 200 rounds of ammunition, four rounds 00 Buckshot 12 gauge, ear & eye protection, and four rounds Rifled Slug 12 gauge. Shotguns will be provided by the LCCC PSTI. This will be discussed the first night of class. Please do not bring your weapon to class until instructed.

I. Academic Module
Pennsylvania Crimes Code, 1 hour
Limits of Authority, 0.5 hour
Justification/use of force, 1 hour
Examination, 0.5 hour

Total Hours Recertification: 3 hours
II. Firearms Module
Firearms Shooting and Qualification, 5 hours

Total Hours Firearms Shooting and Qualification: 5 hours
Total Course Hours: 8 hours

Privately employed agents with lethal weapons certification are required to renew their certification every five years. The minimum standards of recertification without firearms consists of the three-hour Academic Module listed above.


Location: LCCC - Public Safety Training Institute, 1211 Public Safety Drive, Nanticoke, PA 18634
Tuition: $225.00 w/ firearms, $205.00 w/o firearms. If you are registering for Act 235 without firearms, please call 570-740-0637.

Start DateEnd DateDays/TimesSessionsHoursYou MUST have an approval letter in order to Register. *See Enrollment Process
10/15/202110/16/2021Fri., Sat.
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm (Fri), 8:00 am - 2:00 pm (Sat.)
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11/12/202111/13/2021Fri., Sat.
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm (Fri.), 8:00 am - 2:00 pm (Sat.)
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12/17/202112/18/2021Fri., Sat.
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm (Fri.), 8:00 am - 2:00 pm (Sat.)
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