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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.
  • Laptop and Flashdrive
Ammunition Requirements:
  • Handgun - 500 rounds of handgun ammunition and 25 dummy rounds

Course Requirements:

  • A Shooting Test and Manipulation Skill Test will be administered the morning of class.
  • Students are required to download or print the manual.  It is the students 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 paperapplication).
    • 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: $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
2015-4 May 19 -20, 2015 Clark County Sheriff's Range
902 NE 192 Ave, Vancouver, 98684
Open  / $200  

Non-Cancelled "no shows" will be charged $200
2015-1 Aug 31 -Sep 01, 2015 Spokane Training Center
2302 North Waterworks, Spokane 99212
Open  / $200  

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