AAA-Protective Realm Training Academy  - A  Realm  Of  Possibilities
About Protective Realm Training Academy:
Protective Realm Training Academy is based on the belief that our customers' needs are of the utmost importance. *Our entire team is committed to meeting those needs. As a result, a high percentage of our business is from repeat customers and referrals.
We would welcome the opportunity to earn your trust and deliver you the best training services in the industry.
"AAA-Protective Realm Training Academy"
302 SW 1st Avenue
Grand Rapids, MN.
(218) 398-78189
Once a year Protective Realm Training Academy holds a Two (2) Day Firearms Instructor's Course.
Anyone wishing to sign up for the next "FIREARMS INSTRUCTOR COURSE," please go to the "Class Sign-up Page" and fill out the request to attend the next course. The date will be chosen later.
Cost Per Person; Three Hundred ($300.00) Dollars.
Certification upon completion of the course; Certificate for: Minnesota Bureau Of Criminal Apprehension (BCA) as a Certified Firearms Instructor.
Under Minnesota Statute 624.714, Students who graduate from this course must train under the AAA-Protective Realm Training Academy Certification.
Students completing the "FIREARMS INSTRUCTOR COURSE" who wish to open their own Company, must apply to the Minnesota Bureau Of Criminal Apprehension (BCA) for their Company to be certified. Once your Company is BCA Certified the Instructor no longer has to train under the AAA-Protective Realm Training Academy Certification.
 Course Costs and Hours:
 1. Permit To Carry Eight (8) hrs Firearm & Safety Training Course
"Permit To Carry A Handgun In Public, MN. Statute 624.714"
Cost Per Person; Initial 8 to 10 hours (beginner course): 
One Hundred ($100.00) Dollars.
Cost Per Person: 8 hour Experienced Shooter Course: Certification or Renewal
Eighty ($80.00) Dallors
Students need to bring the handgun they will be carrying for personal protection to class and for just qualification bring 50 rounds or shoot DON'T shoot exercises bring 100 rounds of ammunition. 
Several shooting exercizes will be done. To participate in all exercizes bring 100 rounds of ammunition.
We understand the problem of finding ammunition now a days so, if you need ammunition call and talk with Jim Owens (218) 398-7818. We have a distributer who can furnish 50 rounds per box for the 9mm, 40mm, 45cal, .38cal & .357cal. For other types of ammunition call and we can check availability for you.
Travel Expenses For Training At Business Locations;
Travel Expenses for fuel and lodging will apply for Instructors traveling to your location. 
Fuel Expence will be charged to Buisness or Private locations:
Fuel Expense will be charged at forty-five ($.45) cents per mile) 
Accommodations, if over night stay is required, will be charged accordingly.
2. Group Discount For Civilian, Agent andPrivate Detective Courses;
Groups of six (6) to ten (10) students attending any training course will receive a Group Discount of five ($5.00) dollars per student. 
Groups of eleven (11) or more will receive a Group Discount of ten ($10.00) dollars per student.
3. Protective Agent, 
      Initial Twelve (12) hour Pre
Assignment Course. 
Cost Per Person; One Hundred & Twenty ($120.00) Dollars.

 4Protective Agent,
Yearly Six (6) hour Continuing Education Training Course
Cost Per Person; One Hundred ($100.00) Dollars per person.
5. Protective Agent & Private 
HandcuffingAnd Searching Training 
Initial Eight (8) hour Firearm & 
Safety and Qualification Course. 
Certifications upon completion of the course; 
Certificate for; The Private Detective And Protective Agents Services Board Of Minnesota
Cost Per Person:
Un-Experienced Shooters:
One Hundred ($100.00) Dollars.
Experienced Shooters: 
Eighty ($80.00) Dollars. (Renewal)
1. Payment will be made in full upon signing the class roster at the beginning of the class. NO student will be allowed to remain in the class if payment is not made in full at this time. Payment maybe made only with a cashiers check, money order or cash. Company checks will be accepted at the beginning of the course upon prior arrangements with the Senior Instructor Jim Owens. All checks, cashiers checks or money orders are to be made out to Jim Owens.
1a). Personal Checks WILL NOT be accepted. (unfortunately we have been forced to make this a Company Policy).
2. Courses can be scheduled for one or two days. For the two (2) day training class, hours will be set according to individual or Company schedule. Gas and Hotel cost will apply if Instructor's travel to your location and over night stay is required.
1. Initial Civilian Students for the Firearm/Safety Training Course will ware regular clothing that are warn for everyday work.
2a. If the student is bringing a semi-automatic firearm, then the student is to bring three (3) magazines and fifty (50) rounds of ammunition to class. If you cannot find any ammunition contact Jim Owens, (218) 
398-7818. Students are to bring their magazine holder, gun belt & holster and any other equipment used while carrying for self protection or while on-duty.
2b. If the student is bringing a revolver, then the student will bring two (2) speed loaders and fifty (50) rounds or more of ammunition if you want to participate in all the shooting programs. If you cannot find any ammunition contact Jim Owens, (218) 398-7818. Students are to bring their speed loader case, gun belt & holster and any other equipment used while carrying for self protection or while on-duty.
2c. Ammunition cost ARE NOT included in the firearm course. If possible Students need to bring between fifty (50) to one hundred (100) rounds of ammunition, if you cannot find one hundred (100) rounds then at least bring fifty (50) rounds for the firearm they will be using for Qualification. 
2d. .22 caliber firearms are not accepted for training in any firearm course at "AAA-Protective Realm Training Academy" A .22 caliber firearm is not a proper firearm to be carried for personal protection or as an on duty weapon.