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Course Description:


Oleoresin Spray Instructor class is a 24 hour class that is designed to promote safe and efficacious selection and use of OC spray. The participant will learn and understand:

  • The situations that allow for the proper use OC
  • Tactics and techniques of OC application
  • Proper means of instruction and testing
  • Theoretical background to analyze OC Products in order to make recommendations to agency administrators
  • Additionally the Participant will be aware of the probable medical implications associated with the use of OC spray


The areas specifically covered are:

  • History
  • Composition
  • Anatomy of The Eye, Lungs, and Skin
  • Delivery Systems
  • Effects of OC
  • Use of Force issues
  • Tactics of standing and grounded OC application
  • Control Tactics Follow-Up Procedures
  • Clean-Up Procedures
  • OC Spray Selection
  • Practical Exercises


Prerequisite:      Level One Instructor Course #2071—OC Spray is a control tactic and it must be integrated with

other physical control level tactics


Dress Code & Identification:

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



Recertification: OC Spray Tactics Instructor Recertification Course #2179 is an on-line course and should be

attended  within 3 years of last certification. It does not require exposure to OC.


Cost: $150

Cancellation/No Show:

  • Deadline: If, for any reason, it becomes necessary to cancel the application, you must notify the Registrar via email  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it 7 Days prior to class.
  • Fee: $50 or course fee, whichever is greater.

***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.

Application Form:

WSCJTC Application Form (Word)

WSCJTC Application Form (PDF)

(The free Adobe Acrobat Reader is required for the PDF version)

Submit Applications to:

Valerie Jenkins, Registrar

Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Fax: 206.835.7926

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