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Firearms Handgun Instructor Level 1 Update, Course #2015

This course will provide the current firearms instructor with the contemporary techniques and theories. In additionthiscourse will provide a review of federal and state laws and contemporary legal standards relating to the use ofdeadlyforce.

Course Topics:

  • Review of State & Federal Laws concerning use of Deadly Force.
  • Handgun Instructor Manual Review.
  • Review “Depressed Muzzle” philosophy.
  • Review Handgun Manipulation Techniques.
  • Mental Mechanics of shooting presentation & exercises.
  • Handgun Marksmanship Qualification.

Required Equipment:
  • Department approved handgun w/ three magazines.
  • Duty belt with agency approved holster and magazine pouches.
  • Duty flashlight w/backup light recommended.
  • Eye protection and ear protection.
  • BDU Type pants w/cargo pockets.
  • Body armor will be worn while on range.
Ammunition Requirements:
  • Handgun - 500 rounds of handgun ammunition and 10 dummy rounds

Course Requirements:

  • A Shooting Test and manipulation skills test will be administered the morning of class.
  • Students are required to submit the following information with your application (either on-line or on the paperapplication).
    • Make of handgun.
    • Model of handgun.
    • Caliber of handgun.

  • Level One Handgun #2011
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.

Cost: $200

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:
    • Non-cancelled “no-shows” and failure to pass the entrance qualification will be charged the entire course fee.


  • Two days (see dates below)
  • 8:00 am-5:00 pm


***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:             Firearms Application


Submit Applications to:


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Fax: 206.835.7926

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Mike O'Neill

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Phone: 206.835.7375

Session Start & End Date Location Status/Cost/Downloads
2015-3 May 19 -20, 2014 Clark County Sheriff's Range
902 NE 192 Ave
Vancouver WA 98684
Cancelled  / $200  

Please note date change
2015-1 July 28 -29, 2014 Tacoma Police Department Firing Range
101 McMurray Road NE
Tacoma WA 98422
Open  / $200  

Non-cancelled "no shows" will be charged $200
2015-2 August 12 -13, 2014 Richland Firing Range
3230 Twin Bridges Road
Richland WA 99354
Open  / $200  

Non-cancelled "no-shows" will be charged $200
2015-3 September 08 -09, 2014 Spokane Police Training Center
2302 North WAterworks
Spokane WA 99212
Open  / $200  

Non-cancelled "no-shows" will be charged $200