Defensive Tactics Instructor
Course Hours: 80.0 Hours
Designed for the P.O.S.T. certified general instructor, this training includes control and restraint techniques, handgun retention and disarming skills, handcuffing and searching, active countermeasures, O.C. deployment, and self defense techniques against common attacks.
Submit a copy of your P.O.S.T. Instructor Training certification, a copy of your basic Defensive Tactics certificate, and a medical waiver (found below) for the PT Test and Oleoresin Capsicum exposure. The student must also have completed the online Use of Force and De-escalation Options for Gaining Compliance class offered by the Georgia Public Safety Training Center within the past twelve (12) months. The student will be required to pass a physical fitness performance exam on the first day of class.
Who Should Attend
Public safety officers who have completed a 40 hour Defensive Tactics and the Use of Force and De-escalation Options for Gaining Compliance course within the last twenty-four (24) months.
This class certifies the student to teach Defensive Tactics, Expandable Baton Basic, as well as Oleoresin Capsicum Familiarization. Students must bring their duty belt (no weapon), handcuffs with key, baton with holder, mouth guard, jock strap with cup, non-marking court shoes and personal body armor.
|Start Date||End Date||Location (Hover for more information)||Time||Course Number||Status|
|06/10/2019||06/21/2019||GPSTC, FORSYTH||08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m.||TBA||Coming Soon|
|12/02/2019||12/13/2019||GPSTC, FORSYTH||08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m.||TBA||Coming Soon|
|06/08/2020||06/19/2020||GPSTC, FORSYTH||08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m.||TBA||Coming Soon|
|12/07/2020||12/18/2020||GPSTC, FORSYTH||08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m.||TBA||Coming Soon|