Defensive Tactics Instructor

Course Hours 80.0 Hours

Course Description

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.

Prerequisites

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.

Special Notes

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. You can access student manual below.

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