Target Audience: SWAT Personnel
Pre-Requisite: Active SWAT Member
Total: 40 Career: 40 Legal: 0 Cultural:
Maryland and Washington, DC operators – Must submit course paperwork to your Department of
Criminal Justice Services for an exemption.
personnel who are seeking their Basic Firearms Instructor Certification. This course will develop the student’s
ability to instruct firearms marksmanship, tactics and weapon
manipulation. This course prepares
experienced SWAT personnel to conduct firearms training.
Location and Hours:
Day 1 / 1300-2330
– Arlington County Police Headquarters (1425 N. Courthouse Road/ Parking
placards will be provided)
Day 2-4/ 1300-2330
– Metropolitan Washington Airports
Authority Dulles Firearms Range (Directions will be provided)
Arlington County Tactical
Attendees must be
active members of an NCRSA SWAT Team, completed a General Instructor
Development Course and earn a minimum passing score of 90% on each of the following
Double Action Qualification Course
50-round Virginia Tactical Qualification
Eye Qualification Course
Maryland and DC
operators must meet your jurisdictions qualification standards for firearms
on each operator’s agency qualification courses is the responsibility of the
This must be
submitted prior to the course on department/agency letterhead.
On day 2-4 students
must pass all Qualification Courses. Failure to qualify with a passing score of 90%
on each course will result in dismissal from the Firearm’s Instructor Course.
required to bring their agency pistol (2000 rounds) and shotgun (50 slug
This course will