Firearms Handgun Instructor Level 1 Recertification, Course #2015

This class is a recertification of Firearms Handgun Instructor Level 1 Course #2011 and is 24 hours in length and should be attended within 3 years of last certification. This course will provide the current firearms instructor with the contemporary techniques and theories. In addition this course will provide a review of federal and state laws and contemporary legal standards relating to the use of deadly force.


Course Topics:

  • Review of State & Federal Laws concerning use of Deadly Force.
  • Handgun Instructor Manual Review.
  • Review “Depressed Muzzle” philosophy.
  • Review Handgun Manipulation Techniques.
  • ACMLP Application
  • 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.
  • Laptop and Flash drive

Ammunition Requirements:

  • Handgun - 1,200 rounds of handgun ammunition, 25 dummy rounds, and 100 rounds of frangible.

Course Requirements:

  • Students are required to download or print the manual.  It is the student’s responsibility to have the manual available to them on the first day of class.  A link will be sent one week prior to class.


  • Students are required to submit the following information with your application (either on-line or on the paper application).
    • Make of handgun.
    • Model of handgun.
    • Caliber of handgun.


  • Level One Handgun #2011


Dress Code & Identification:

  • Visitors attending training at WSCJTC are encouraged to wear their agency logo shirt/uniform or agency ID badge while on campus.  If you are not wearing agency identification, you will be asked to check in at the front desk and will be provided with a clip-on visitor's identification card.

Cost: $300


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.


  • Three 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.

How To Apply:




Course, and Registration Questions:

Online Registration-LMS (Only agency authorized personnel can access this tool. Contact your Training Manager on your local procedures).

LMS Help Desk |    This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it


Program Assistant

Sacheie Coaxum |   This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it


Program, or Policy Questions:

Program Manager

Doug Tangen |   This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Phone: 206.835.7373


Revised December 2017

Session Start & End Date Location Status/Cost/Downloads
2015-5 January 09 -11, 2019 WSCJTC
19010 1st Ave S
Burien WA 98148
Open  / $300  

2015-6 March 11 -13, 2019 Boyd Mordhorst Range
502 Hwy 82
Ephrata WA 98823
Open  / $300  

2015-7 April 22 -24, 2019 Spokane Police Training Center
2302 North Waterworks
Spokane WA 99212
Open  / $300  

Hotels and Directions
2015-8 Apr 29 -May 01, 2019
5233 Malaga-Alcoa Hwy
Wenatchee WA 98828
Open  / $300  

2015-9 May 20 -22, 2019 Okanogan Central Landfill
247 B and O North RD
Okanogan WA 98840
Open  / $300  

2015-1 Sep 30 -Oct 02, 2019 Richland Range
3230 Twin Bridges Rd.
Richland WA 99354
Open  / $300