Firearms: Private Security & Bail Bond Recovery Agent Shotgun Instructor Classes

Updated 6/21/17

The following classes are designed for Private Security and Bail Bond Firearms Instructors. You will be required to download the application below and send it to us to attend these courses.

Applications are on a first come, first served basis Students are required to pass a range skills test and the final exam with a score of 85% or better.

Classes will be cancelled if enrollment is low. To ensure the class is not cancelled, please submit your application materials in as far advance as possible. Fees are non-refundable.


  • 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.  Offsite locations will list agency ID and classroom attire in student instructions.


  • 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.
  • 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: (Recertification Course)

  • 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.

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 email the following information upon acceptance to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .
    • Make of patrol shotgun.
    • Model of patrol shotgun.

APPLICATION: Click the Registration Link for specific class to access the online application form. You will be registering via the LE Firearms registrar. Private Security Instructors please use this Application to apply for this class.

COST: (click Registration Link for details)

See individual course information for cost. Students will be billed for training in their student acceptance notifications.
All students are asked to come prepared for training and qualification forms are provided on the forms page for each instructor class.


***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.




The PS Shotgun Instructor classes are blended courses with law enforcement instructors. Please click on the link in the class description for full details on the training requirements and testing/qualification procedures.