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Rifle Instructor Update, Course #2024

This course will provide the current rifle instructor with the contemporary techniques and theories.

Course Objectives:

  • Introduce participants to contemporary techniques & theories for firearms instruction.
  • Instruction on the use of duty optics.

Course Topics:

  • Instructor Manual Review
  • Deployment & manipulation exercises
  • Marksmanship Qualification

Course Requirements:

  • shooting test and Manipulative Skill 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 submit the following information with your application (either on-line or on the paper application).
    • Make of patrol rifle.
    • Model of patrol rifle.
    • Caliber of patrol rifle.

Prerequisite: Patrol Rifle #2014 and Handgun Update #2015 (#2015 within the last 3 years), or by permission of the WSCJTC Firearms Training Manager

REQUIRED equipment for EACH student:

  • Agency issued/approved rifle with agency optics and iron sights or just iron sights, sling (recommend tactical), optional light mount. All applicants will bring a duplicate spare rifle in case of weapon malfunction.
  • Spare magazine carrier (either belt or weapon mounted)
  • Minimum of 3 rifle magazines.
  • Dummy training rifle with sling (red or blue plastic – ASP or Ring’s).
  • Duty handgun and Patrol duty belt with a minimum of 3 pistol magazines.
  • Eye protection (including clear glasses for night firing).
  • Hearing protection – electronic headphones and earplugs.
  • One duty flashlight and one backup.
  • BDU type pants with cargo pockets.
  • Baseball cap.
  • Body armor.
  • Laptop.

REQUIRED ammunition:

  • 500 rounds for rifle
  • 10 dummy rifle rounds
  • 100 rounds duty pistol

Recommended equipment:

  • Rain poncho/parka.
  • Water bottle.
  • Knee pads.
  • Elbow pads.

Dress Code & Identification:

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


  • One Day (see dates below)
  • 08:00 am-05:00 pm

Cost:   $100

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 seven days prior to class.
  • Fee:
    • Non-cancelled “No Shows” and failure to pass the entrance qualification will be charged the entire course fee.

***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.

Firearms Application

Submit Applications to:


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

Fax: 206.835.7926

Course, Program, or Policy Questions:

Mike O’Neill

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Phone: 206.835.7375


Session Start & End Date Location Status/Cost/Downloads
2024-3 May 21, 2014 Clark County Sheriff's Range
902 NE 192 Ave
Vancouver WA 98684
Cancelled  / $100  

Please note date changes
2024-1 July 30, 2014 Tacoma Police Department Firing Range
101 McMurray Road NE
Tacoma WA 98422
Open  / $100  

Non-cancelled "no-shows" will be charged $100.