Career Certifications in Saint Petersburg

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In 1997, one of the largest stock-trading floors in the United States began offering daily coaching sessions to improve the results of a team already averaging about a half-billion dollars’ worth of transactions a day. Within four years, what was a training program for professionals became an educational tool for aspiring traders of all stripes. Through the Internet and a network of visor-wearing messenger pigeons, the academy now serves financial go-getters from across the country with classes, remote coaching, and vital tools for modern moneymaking.

11300 4th Street North
St. Petersburg,
FL
US

The Range

The NRA-certified instructors teach at indoor and outdoor ranges.

The Rentals

Depending on the class, shooters use different calibers of handguns, such as .22, .380, 9 millimeter, 40cal, 45ACP, and a .38 revolver.

At a Glance

Before becoming state- and NRA-certified firearms instructors, each Elite Tactical Training team member worked in law enforcement or the US Army. They draw from these experiences to teach safety during one-on-one, group, and women's-only classes that incorporate scenarios. To deal with each simulated situation, the experts teach their clients??who range from civilians to law-enforcement officers??to select a suitable caliber, safely handle their chosen firearm, and practice self-defense techniques.

5408 Park Blvd
Pinellas Park,
FL
US

At GreenStone Concrete Designs, the team crafts concrete pieces ranging from elegant charcoal-black countertops to decorative yard mushrooms. They hand-make each piece, customizing its color and finish; they can also enhance their handiwork with embellishments, such as shells and glass. They strive to make their process is eco-friendly, too, working with water-based sealants, low-VOC pigments, and recycled materials whenever possible.

3471 63rd Avenue North
Pinellas Park,
FL
US

Country Day is the philosophically grounded, learner-focused independent school. Students age 2 through 8th grade develop an abiding love for learning. Preparing students to live successfully as enlightened citizens in a changing world, our community embraces diversity, insists upon common decency, and fosters human dignity

11499 131st Ave
Largo,
FL
US

The Rentals

Use of firearms and ammo is provided for free with a class.

At a Glance

NRA-certified firearms instructor Jeff Morelock has years of firearm and safety experience, having trained everyone from college students to SWAT officers and Special Forces teams. While working as a major crimes detective, Jeff investigated numerous self-defense shootings, learning nuances of the law that will help his students make the most informed decisions in using?or not using?a firearm. His comfortable, supportive teaching style encourages students to ask questions about topics ranging from firearm safety and concealed-weapons laws to defense shooting techniques.

6760 Ulmerton Road
Largo,
FL
US

After years of active involvement with diving and emergency medicine?including jobs training first responders in scuba and public-safety diving?Mike Massaro founded Mutiny Sea Sports to expand his mentorship into recreational diving. Backed by a slew of their own certifications, Mike and his instructors introduce their students to the sport through comprehensive certification courses. The crew also offers continuation courses for advanced divers, including rescue diving and certifications up to Divemaster, which gives students the experience to lead their own diving trips and the authority to make schools of fish stop moving so everyone can see them a little better.

1510 SW River Drive Suite B
Ruskin,
FL
US