Firearms Instructor

Course Length: 80.0 Hours

Course Number Start Date End Date Location Instructor/Coordinator Status
TBA 02/19/2018 03/02/2018 GPSTC, FORSYTH DAVID KNIGHT
TBA 05/14/2018 05/25/2018 GPSTC, FORSYTH DAVID KNIGHT
TBA 08/06/2018 08/17/2018 GPSTC, FORSYTH DAVID KNIGHT
TBA 10/15/2018 10/26/2018 GPSTC, FORSYTH DAVID KNIGHT

Prerequisite: Students must must be Certified or Sworn Law Enforcement, and bring proof of their P.O.S.T. General Instructor Certification on the first day of class in order to be admitted. Please Note: The graduation certificate from the Instructor Training Course is not sufficient to demonstrate Instructor Certification status with P.O.S.T. Additionally, students will be required to score 90% or higher on the Georgia Semi-Automatic Pistol Course, on the first day of the class.

This course is designed to develop qualified firearms instructors who can manage and conduct firearms training programs. Students will be trained in contemporary firearms techniques, equipment, and accessories and will participate in a variety of combat shooting drills including drawing techniques, safe loading and unloading procedures, proper use of cover, immediate actions, engagement of multiple targets, and a variety of other shooting problems. Subject matter will include: safety, range operation, ballistics, instructor liability, night firing, semi-automatic pistols, and shotguns.