Master Firearms Instructor

Course Description

This unique program provides today’s Police Firearms Instructor the necessary knowledge and skill to develop and deliver an effective in-service training program. Each required course presents new knowledge and skills, and reinforces important information previously delivered in other required courses. Over 400 Police Training Institute Master Firearms Instructors have been certified and are currently serving their agencies across the nation. Apprenticeships can be served on any of the dates listed below.

Apprenticeship

The Apprentice Program must follow successful completion of the three foundational courses. It is highly recommended that the Strategy and Tactics course and the Tactical Firearms course be taken prior to the Instructor course. This enables students in the Instructor course to concentrate on teaching methods rather than trying to develop new knowledge and skills as they learn to teach them.

Requirements

Certification requirements for the Police Training Institute Master Firearms Instructor rating are successful completion of:

  • Police Strategy and Tactics Course (one week)
  • Police Tactical Firearms Course (one week)
  • Police Firearms Instructor Course (one week)
  • Master Firearms Instructor Apprentice Program (three days)

Note: There is no time limit for the completion of the requirements.

Training Charges

No charge for three-day apprenticeship class

Course Schedule

Dates Course Number
03/27/18 - 03/29/18 #3310
04/10/18 - 04/12/18 * course cancelled #3311
07/24/18 - 07/26/18 #3312
08/07/18 - 08/09/18 #3313
12/04/18 - 12/06/18 #3314
03/26/19 - 03/28/19 #3338
04/09/19 - 04/11/19 #3339
07/23/19 - 07/25/19 #3340
08/06/19 - 08/08/19 #3341
12/03/19 - 12/05/19 #3342

Recertification

Master Firearms Instructors must attend a recertification workshop every three years. The workshop focuses on changes in doctrine and teaching methodology, and re-qualification is required to maintain the knowledge and skills required for certification.

Training Charges

$100

Course Schedule

Dates Course Number
04/13/18 #3315
06/22/18 #3316
08/10/18 #3317
10/19/18 #3318
12/07/18 #3319
04/12/19 #3343
06/21/19 #3344
08/09/19 #3345
10/18/19 #3346
12/06/19 #3347

Enrollment