Shotgun Instructor

Course Hours: 40.0 Hours

Course Description

This course is designed to develop qualified shotgun instructors who can manage and conduct shotgun training programs. The Officer will be trained in shotgun techniques, equipment, and accessories, and will participate in various shooting drills such as shooting while moving, multiple target engagement, transition from shotgun to secondary weapon, malfunction drills, and a variety of other shooting problems. Subject matter will include: shotguns and their nomenclature, ballistics, capabilities and limitations, shooting positions, fundamentals, instructor liability, safety, and range operation.


Must be a certified and sworn Law Enforcement officer. Must be a certified POST Firearms Instructor. On the first day of class, students will be required to produce a copy of their Firearms Instructor certificate.

Who Should Attend

Any certified and sworn law enforcement officer that is also a certified POST Firearms Instructor.

Special Notes

Officers should bring a 12 gauge pump action or semi-automatic shotgun equipped with a sling, shell carriers, duty belt with retention holster, service weapon, three (3) magazines, eye protection, hearing protection and hat with a brim.

Start Date End Date Location (Hover for more information) Time Course Number Status
08/26/2019 08/30/2019 GPSTC, FORSYTH 08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m. LPAS19091 Register
01/27/2020 01/31/2020 GPSTC, FORSYTH 08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m. TBA Coming Soon