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Shotgun Instructor  Update, Course #2028

This course will provide the current shotguninstructor with the contemporary techniques and theories.  

Course Topics:

  • Shotgun Instructor Manual Review.
  • Shotgun deployment & manipulation exercises.
  • Shotgun Marksmanship Qualifications.
  • Introduce participants to contemporary techniques & theories for instruction.

REQUIRED equipment for EACH student:

  • Agency-issued/approved shotgun pump or semi-auto, with sling and side saddle or other spare ammunition storage device capable of being attached to the weapon.  All applicants should bring a duplicate spare shotgun.
  • Duty handgun and Patrol duty belt with minimum of 3 magazines.
  • Dummy training shotgun with sling (red or blue-ASP or Ring's).
  • Eye protection (including clear glasses for night firing).
  • Hearing protection - electronic headphones and earplugs.
  • Copy of your agency's firearms policies.
  • One duty flashlight and one backup.
  • Weapon cleaning equipment.
  • BDU type pants with cargo pockets.
  • Baseball cap.
  • Body armor.
  • Laptop.

Required ammunition:

  • 10 dummy shotgun rounds.
  • 250 rounds of 00 Buckshot (reduced recoil recommended for pumps).
  • 100 slug rounds.
  • 50 rounds of practice ammo for duty pistol.

The following equipment is recommended:

  • Rain poncho/parka.
  • Water bottle.
  • Knee pads.
  • Elbow pads.

Prerequisite: Patrol Shotgun #2013 and Handgun Update #2015 (#2015 within the last 3 years) or by permission of the WSCJTC Firearms Training Manager.

Course Requirements:

  • A shooting test and manipulative skills test will be administered the morning of class.
  • A passing score on the qualification shooting test will be needed for course completion.
  • Students are required to submit the following information with your application (either on-line or on the paper application).
    • Make of patrol shotgun.
    • Model of patrol shotgun.

Dress Code & Identification:

  • Uniforms, agency logo clothing or clothing that is appropriate for classroom wear and range wear.
  • Visible Agency official ID is recommended (badges / agency IDs) while on campus.

Course Fee: $100

***Is this class full or not available???? Please complete the Course Interest Survey. Please Note: This is not a waiting list.  You will not be contacted by WSCJTC unless there is enough interest to generate a class being scheduled.  At that time we will contact everyone that has shown interest so that applications can be submitted.


Firearms Application

Submit Applications to:


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Fax: 206.835.7926

Course, Program, or Policy Questions:

Mike O’Neill

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Phone: 206.835.7375

Session Start & End Date Location Status/Cost/Downloads
2028-3 May 22, 2014 Clark County Sheriff's Range
902 NE 192 Ave
Vancouver WA 98684
Cancelled  / $100  

2028-1 July 31