Basic Firearm/Patrol Rifle Instructor Course
This is a comprehensive training program emphasizing the responsibilities and attitudes of a firearms instructor. Instruction includes weapons familiarization, weapon and range safety, nomenclature and instructional terminology, weapons inspection and maintenance, basics and fundamentals of handgun marksmanship and close quarter shooting techniques with the handgun. Students will learn to identify and correct shooter errors in all phases of marksmanship and close quarter shooting. Students will also learn principles of instruction and training techniques.
Building on the skills learned in the firearms portion, instructors begin to focus on the application of the AR-15/M-4 rifle platform. Students will learn instructional methods, lesson plan development, how to teach rifle fundamentals, and how to develop and implement training and qualification standards for their department. This course will give the student/instructor a thorough understanding of rifle marksmanship and the tactical use of the patrol rifle. This course will emphasize shooting from different positions, shooting on the move, shooting from covered positions, and shooting with speed and accuracy.
8:00 AM-4:00 PM