Firearms Instructor

Course Length: 82.0 Hours

Course Number Start Date End Date Time Location (Hover for more information) Instructor/Coordinator Status
LPAS18434 08/06/2018 08/17/2018 08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m. GPSTC, FORSYTH DAVID KNIGHT REGISTER
LPAS18565 10/15/2018 10/26/2018 08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m. GPSTC, FORSYTH DAVID KNIGHT REGISTER
TBA 02/18/2019 03/01/2019 08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m. GPSTC, FORSYTH DAVID KNIGHT
TBA 04/08/2019 04/19/2019 08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m. GPSTC, FORSYTH DAVID KNIGHT
TBA 08/05/2019 08/16/2019 08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m. GPSTC, FORSYTH DAVID KNIGHT
TBA 09/16/2019 09/27/2019 08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m. GPSTC, FORSYTH DAVID KNIGHT

Who Should Attend: Law enforcement officers that have successfully completed General Instructor Training and desiring to become firearms instructors.

Prerequisite: Students must be Certified or Sworn Law Enforcement, and possess a P.O.S.T. General Instructor Certification. 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, shotguns and patrol rifles.

Special Notes: Students should bring a semi-auto pistol, agency issued duty belt and holster, (holster must have retention), magazine pouch, three magazines, semi-auto patrol rifle, (RIFLE MUST BE ZEROED AT 50 YARDS PRIOR TO ARRIVAL), three magazines, sling, semi-auto or pump action shotgun, ear protection, eye protection, hat with a brim and body armor. Ammunition will be provided in calibers: 9mm, 40 SW, 45ACP, 45GAP, .223, .308 and 12 gauge.