This is a 40 hour, PA MPOETC approved Semi-Auto Pistol Instructor course restricted to law enforcement and military personnel aspiring to become certified law enforcement firearms instructors.
Firearms Training Principles
Methods and Principles of Adult Education
- Advanced Pistol Operations
- Firearms Cleaning/Maintenance
Developing and presenting a Safety Brief
Student Teaching Presentations
Legal Aspects and Case Law
Methods of remedial training
Student-Led Course of Fire Assignments
Final Qualification Course of Fire
Student-Led Basic Pistol Class
Expectations and Outcomes
Instructor candidates will graduate as confident entry-level pistol instructors. This course has been approved by MPOETC for a Certified LE Firearms Instructor Course. Students apply to MPOETC following successful graduation to become Pennsylvania Certified LE Firearms Instructors.
Certification is valid for 3 years from date of successful completion
Advanced, Instructor Training Courses, LEO / MIL / SEC Courses
Military or Law Enforcement ID
Letter of recommendation from Chief LEO or Senior NCO or Commander
Semi-Automatic Pistol (9mm minimum)
3 magazines (Minimum)
1,300 rounds of ammunition
Hip-worn Holster (Strong side)
- Holsters that require the use of the trigger finger to release weapon will not be permitted
Sturdy Belt w/Magazine pouch
Range and Weather-Appropriate Footwear and Clothing
Notebook, Pen/Pencil, Highlighter
- Current Law Enforcement with 3 years of active service
- Current, honorably discharged, or retired Military Personnel with 3 years of service
Letter of recommendation from a chief law enforcement officer or Senior NCO (for military)
- Read “Instructor Development Pre-Reading Assignment
**Students are required to attend 100% of training and pass a strict qualification course of fire to graduate.
** We reserve the right to dismiss a student at any time during the course for failure to achieve course standards, safety violations, etc, without refund.