Date: September 3-7, 2018
Pre-Qualification will be done on September 3rd @ 0800
This is the instructor course required for state certification as a firearms instructor. Students must demonstrate a mastery of all aspects of day and night range operations and proficiency in the use of semi‑automatic pistols, revolvers, and shotguns. Students are required to pass a comprehensive written examination with a score of 70% or greater, and pass firearms related practical exercises.
Students enrolled in this course should have a general instructor certification.
Students must qualify on the Entry Level Modified Double Action course with a score of 90% or greater. Students should bring 120 rounds of service handgun ammunition. All students must report to the Botetourt County Range on September 3, 2018 @0800 and will have two opportunities to obtain a qualifying score. Students that fail to qualify will not be admitted to the course.
All Cardinal Criminal Justice Academy member agency personnel must complete a 48 hour internship in an entry level class prior to receiving their firearms instructor certification.
Ammunition Requirements - (provided by agency in addition to pre-qualification ammo):
1500 rounds of service handgun ammunition
15 rounds of 12 gauge 00 buckshot ‑ 9 pellet
15 rounds of 12 gauge 2: in. rifle slugs
Fee: No fee for member agencies
(Non-member agency personnel will be admitted on a seats available basis.)
$500 per officer for non-member agency personnel
In-service Credit: 40 hours (4 legal/36 career development)
Class Size: Maximum 16 students
Please contact Cindy at Cardinal Criminal Justice Academy, 540-375-3095 or by email firstname.lastname@example.org to register.