Tactical Handgun Instructor

California POST Control Number 1403-21640-2019

TACTICAL HANDGUN INSTRUCTOR COURSE

This course will focus on the methods necessary to be a safe and effective Law Enforcement Firearms Instructor.

 (44) HOURS)

Topics to be covered include:

  • Firearms Instructor Development
  • Designing Courses of Fire
  • Evaluation of Range Equipment
  • Teaching Handgun Fundamentals
  • Documenting Firearms Training
  • Range Safety Equipment
  • Range Training Aids
  • Effective Coaching Techniques
  • Adult Learning Concepts
  • Remediation
  • Student Presentations

 

This will be an interactive class with student participation being required during all aspects of the training.

Throughout the week, there will be individual and group projects to be completed.

Each student will be required to make several presentations in front of the entire class.

Each student will be required to assist with training real students.

The emphasis for this class is developing firearms instructors.
Students are expected to have a better than average ability to manipulate their assigned weapons in a safe manner.
Live fire exercises are for the purpose of developing effective coaching techniques, designing courses of fire and
developing the ability to recognize and correct shooting deficiencies as orchestrated by the instructors.

Throughout the course, each student will be evaluated on the following:

  • Firearms Safety
  • Effective Coaching Techniques
  • Firearms Manipulation Skills
  • Communication Skills
  • Written Communication Skills

Each student is required to bring the following equipment to the course:

  • Duty pistol, 3 magazines and related gear
  • 1000 rounds of duty pistol ammunition
  • Off duty pistol, 2 magazines and holster
  • 100 rounds off duty pistol ammunition
  • 10 dummy rounds
  • Range safety equipment (ear protection, eye protection, hat etc.)
  • Whistle and timing device (i.e. stopwatch)
  • Flashlights
  • Cleaning equipment
  • Foul weather gear
  • Note taking material & Sharpie
  • Training aids for their class presentation (Red/Blue gun)

SUCCESS CRITERIA

To successfully complete this course and be certified as a TACFIRE Instructor, each student must:

  • Demonstrate safe weapon handling under all conditions at all times

  • Demonstrate above average weapon handling skills

  • Turn in all required assignments timely

  • Pass the shooting proficiency courses of fire with 100% accuracy and no safety violations (Three attempts allowed)

  • Receive average or better evaluations on presentation and communication skills

  • Pass the final written exam with 80% or better

FEE: $625.00

 

 

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