R2 -127C Urban Rifle (end-user) Course – Kuna

Course Number:    R2-127C

Description:   Urban Rifle Course – User Training

This is a POST provided in-service training for certified officers.  The Urban Rifle is an extremely useful tool for modern law enforcement professionals. Agencies deploying these tools must support the training required to safely and responsibly utilize them correctly. Time must be given to develop and maintain the required skills. This course is designed for the law enforcement end-user. 

Students will learn how to properly manipulate and deploy a rifle within an urban environment. The purpose of this course is to expose the student to the capabilities and limitations of the law enforcement patrol rifle.

Participants will be required to provide the following:

  • Duty Rifle w/sling and at least two magazines
  • Weapon mounted light and handheld flashlight
  • 500 rounds of rifle ammunition
  • 5 rounds of rifle duty ammunition
  • Handgun and complete duty belt
  • 50 rounds of handgun ammunition
  • Ear protection
  • Eye protection
  • Elbow & knee pads
  • Ball cap

All registration applications will be vetted by POST for approval to attend this training.

Pre-requisites for attendance:  

  • Idaho POST LE certification

FLYER Rifle Instructor TTT.

Dates:  July 12-14, 2021

Time:  0800-1700

Credit Hours:   24 POST Hours

Location:

IDOC Range Complex  
13900 South Pleasant Valley
Kuna, Idaho  83634

Cost:  $ 120.00    Payable to Idaho POST

(Tuition does not include meals, travel, and/or lodging)

Deadline: NOTE CLASSES FILL QUICKLY – this class is limited to 30 participants.

Master Instructor:   Allen Hall, Master Firearms Instructor

Additional Instructors  TBD

POST Coordinator:     Jeff Sklar

Registration Details:  Use the REGISTRATION LINK provided below.

NOTE: It is vital that applicants provide a valid and correct e-mail address on the on-line registration form.

Remarks:
This end-user course is open to all sworn certified law enforcement personnel.  This is also a great opportunity for firearms instructors to receive 24 hours of continuing training and education.

 

 

R2 127 Low-Light Firearms Training – Kuna

Course Number:    R-127

Description:   Low-Light Shooting Techniques – User Training

This is a POST provided in-service training for certified law enforcement officers designed for the end-user.  Shooting in low-light has long been a required and very necessary skill for law enforcement officers. The purpose of this course is to expose the student to a variety of low-light shooting skills for both the handgun and patrol rifle.

The Low-Light Firearms Course will consist of 16 hours of hands on performance based training.

The 2-day course will provide the end-user with the fundamental concepts and principles to properly manipulate and deploy a handgun and rifle during low light conditions. This will be a reverse cycle training course starting at 1700 hours each day! Instruction will be at the range, on the range…

Participants will be required to provide the following:

Duty Rifle w/sling, two magazines
Weapon mounted light and handheld flashlight
600 rounds of rifle ammunition
5 rounds of rifle duty ammo
Handgun and complete duty belt
50 rounds of handgun ammunition
5 rounds of handgun duty ammo
Ear/eye pro
Ball cap
Elbow / knee pads

All registration applications will be vetted by POST for approval to attend this training.

Pre-requisite for attendance 

        • Idaho POST certification

lowlight shooting course

Dates:     July 26-28, 2021

Time:      1700 – 0130

Credit Hours:  16

Location:

IDOC Range Complex  
13900 South Pleasant Valley
Kuna, Idaho  83634

 

Cost:           $ 80.00      Payable to Idaho POST
(Tuition does not include meals, travel, and/or lodging)

Deadline: NOTE CLASSES FILL QUICKLY – this class is limited to 20 participants.

Master Instructor:   Allen Hall, Retd., Master FA Instructor

Instructors:  TBD

POST Coordinator Jeff Sklar 208-509-2797

Registration Details: Use the REGISTRATION LINK provided below.

NOTE: It is vital that applicants provide a valid and correct e-mail address on the on-line registration form.

Remarks:

This is an end-user course open to all sworn certified  law enforcement personnel.

R2 Handgun Mounted Optics (Red Dot Sights) User -Kuna

Course Number:    R2 259

Description:   Handgun Mounted Electronic Sights (Red Dot Sights) User Training

This is a POST provided in-service training for certified officers.  This course will cover the use of handgun mounted optical sights, such as red dot sights from various manufacturers. The course will cover different optics, their use, and problems associated with their use. This course will also satisfy the High Liability Firearms Instructor biennial training requirement.

Topics covered will include:

    • Functionality
    • Nomenclature
    • Pros and Cons
    • Binden Aiming Concept
    • Asymmetrical Dot Principle
    • Occluded Lens- Water, Fog, Snow, Ice, Mud, Broken Lens
    • Policy and Procedures
    • And more…

Participants will be required to provide the following:

Duty handgun with mounted electronic optic, iron sights, three magazines
Weapon mounted light and/or handheld flashlight
500 rounds of handgun training ammunition (600 rounds if you are not operational with the handgun, you do not need the duty ammo listed below in that case)
100 rounds of duty handgun ammo (only needed if the user is operational with the handgun and mounted optic)
Duty belt with duty holster, or other holster capable of securely holstering the handgun with mounted optic
Ear/eye pro
Ball cap
Range suitable clothing, water

Pre-requisites for attendance 

        • Idaho POST Basic certification

All Registration requests will be vetted by POST for approval to attend.

Dates:  May 3-5, 2021

Time:       0800-1700

Credit Hours:  24

Location: 

IDOC Range
13900 South Pleasant Valley
Kuna,  Idaho 83634


Cost:
           $ 120.00  Payable to Idaho POST

(Tuition does not include meals, travel, and/or lodging)

Deadline:   March 19, 2020
NOTE CLASSES FILL QUICKLY – this class is limited to 20 participants.

Master Instructor:  Clint Goss

Instructors:                Raul Garcia

POST Coordinator:  Jeff Sklar  e-mail jeff.sklar@post.idaho.gov

Registration:  Use the REGISTRATION LINK provided below.

Remarks:  Completion of this course will satisfy the High Liability Firearms Instructor biennial training requirement for endorsement renewal.

 

R (1,2,3,4) Handgun Mounted Optics (Red Dot Sights) User template

Course Number:    R 259

Description:   Handgun Mounted Electronic Sights (Red Dot Sights) User Training

This is a POST provided in-service training for certified officers.  This course will cover the use of handgun mounted optical sights, such as red dot sights from various manufacturers. The course will cover different optics, their use, and problems associated with their use. This course will also satisfy the High Liability Firearms Instructor biennial training requirement.

Topics covered will include:

    • Functionality
    • Nomenclature
    • Pros and Cons
    • Binden Aiming Concept
    • Asymmetrical Dot Principle
    • Occluded Lens- Water, Fog, Snow, Ice, Mud, Broken Lens
    • Policy and Procedures
    • And more…

Participants will be required to provide the following:

Duty handgun with mounted electronic optic, iron sights, three magazines
Weapon mounted light and/or handheld flashlight
500 rounds of handgun training ammunition (600 rounds if you are not operational with the handgun, you do not need the duty ammo listed below in that case)
100 rounds of duty handgun ammo (only needed if the user is operational with the handgun and mounted optic)
Duty belt with duty holster, or other holster capable of securely holstering the handgun with mounted optic
Ear/eye pro
Ball cap
Range suitable clothing, water

Pre-requisites for attendance 

        • Idaho POST Basic certification

All Registration requests will be vetted by POST for approval to attend.

Dates:

Time:       0800-1700

Credit Hours:  24

Location:

Cost:           $ 120.00  Payable to Idaho POST

(Tuition does not include meals, travel, and/or lodging)

Deadline:
NOTE CLASSES FILL QUICKLY – this class is limited to 20 participants.

Instructors:

Master Instructor:

Instructors:

POST Coordinator:

Registration:  Use the REGISTRATION LINK provided below.

Remarks:  Completion of this course will satisfy the High Liability Firearms Instructor biennial training requirement for endorsement renewal.

 

R2306 POST Firearms Instructor September

Course Number: R2 306

Description:

BASIC FIREARMS (Handgun only) INSTRUCTOR COURSE

This is the P.O.S.T. Approved BASIC FIREARMS INSTRUCTOR COURSE for LE personnel interested in becoming a P.O.S.T. Certified Firearms INSTRUCTOR.  Upon completion of this course attendees should have the skills necessary to instruct officers.  Completion of this course is required for the high liability endorsement required for P.O.S.T. Basic Handgun Instructor certification.

This course will cover the new curriculum changes made to the Firearms Instructor Program.  Participants will conduct presentations, pass performance skills testing, pass a written exam, and exit qualifications.  It is strongly recommended that students review the Instructor Development Course materials prior to attending this course as questions from the written Instructor Development Course training material will also be included in the tests.

NOTE: THERE IS NO REMEDIAL TRAINING TIME.

Any Student with repeated safety violations will receive a failure.  Any failure in the course will result in removal from the class.

Registration PREREQUISITES, (not subject to waiver)

  • 3 YEARS Full-time law enforcement experience
  • Possess a current or previous POST Discipline Certification
    • i.e. Patrol, Detention, Corrections, etc.
  • Successful completion of POST 40 hour INSTRUCTOR DEVELOPMENT
  • Perform 100% of the physical requirements of this course. Injured students will not be permitted to attend or complete the course.

COURSE REQUIREMENTS for all students

  • TEST IN with a qualifying score of at least 95% NO MISSES on the POST Firearms short course.
  • Maximum of 3 attempts to qualify at test in and test out.
  • All test in failures will be dismissed from the class.
  • 100% Attendance is required for completion of this 40-hour course
  • TEST OUT with successful completion of the written exam and exit qualifications.

WRITTEN TEST INFORMATION– The written test will come from the student manual. Students attending this class must download the student manual prior to the class. Download the student manual here –Student Manual Link

There is no allowance for later make-up qualification attempts on the exit qualification. If a student fails the exit qualification- they fail the course. There will be no make-up written testing exams either. Failure to pass the written exam results in a failure of this course.

For test-in failures only there will be an $ 80.00 fee assessed for costs related to the first day. If the course tuition invoice has been paid, a tuition credit less the $80.00 fee will be issued.

For any other failure resulting in dismissal the full tuition cost will remain due; no refund or tuition rebate will be available.

This course DOES NOT cover shotgun. Shotgun instructor training is provided through the new POST Shotgun Instructor Course, which is a separate 3 day course.

 

Dates: September 13 – 17, 2021

Time:  0800-1700

Credit Hours: 40

Location:

IDOC-KUNA Range
13900 South Pleasant Valley
Kuna, Idaho 83634

Cost:    $ 400.00      Payable to Idaho POST
(Tuition does not include meals, travel, and/or lodging)

Deadline:  August 29, 2021

Instructors:  To Be Determined

POST Master Instructor:
POST Instructors:

Registration Details: Use the REGISTRATION LINK provided below.

Remarks:

Students will be expected to dress in clothing appropriate for weather conditions.

  • Range clothing should be suitable for carrying extra ammunition.
  • Clothing should be suitable for tactical movement.
  • Knee pads are recommended but not required.
  • Shorts are not allowed.

Students will be required to bring the following:

  • Eye and ear protection
  • Ballistic Vest
  • a tourniquet*
  • Appropriate clothing for various weather conditions (rain, cold, etc.)
  • A billed cap of some type
  • Duty leather, holster, magazine pouches
  • Duty handgun and a minimum of 4 magazines
  • 1,500 rounds of practice ammunition for duty weapon
  • Duty flashlight
  • 3 ring binder, note taking materials and a black felt tip marker

*Students will receive training in the application and use of a tourniquet.  Students will participate in drills applying the tourniquet to themselves and fellow students, so a training tourniquet instead of an operational one may be preferable, however, that is the students choice.

R2306 POST Firearms Instructor April

Course Number: R2 306

Description:

BASIC FIREARMS (Handgun only) INSTRUCTOR COURSE

This is the P.O.S.T. Approved BASIC FIREARMS INSTRUCTOR COURSE for LE personnel interested in becoming a P.O.S.T. Certified Firearms INSTRUCTOR.  Upon completion of this course attendees should have the skills necessary to instruct officers.  Completion of this course is required for the high liability endorsement required for P.O.S.T. Basic Handgun Instructor certification.

This course will cover the new curriculum changes made to the Firearms Instructor Program.  Participants will conduct presentations, pass performance skills testing, pass a written exam, and exit qualifications.  It is strongly recommended that students review the Instructor Development Course materials prior to attending this course as questions from the written Instructor Development Course training material will also be included in the tests.

NOTE: THERE IS NO REMEDIAL TRAINING TIME.

Any Student with repeated safety violations will receive a failure.  Any failure in the course will result in removal from the class.

Registration PREREQUISITES, (not subject to waiver)

  • 3 YEARS Full-time law enforcement experience
  • Possess a current or previous POST Discipline Certification
    • i.e. Patrol, Detention, Corrections, etc.
  • Successful completion of POST 40 hour INSTRUCTOR DEVELOPMENT
  • Perform 100% of the physical requirements of this course. Injured students will not be permitted to attend or complete the course.

COURSE REQUIREMENTS for all students

  • TEST IN with a qualifying score of at least 95% NO MISSES on the POST Firearms short course.
  • Maximum of 3 attempts to qualify at test in and test out.
  • All test in failures will be dismissed from the class.
  • 100% Attendance is required for completion of this 40-hour course
  • TEST OUT with successful completion of the written exam and exit qualifications.

WRITTEN TEST INFORMATION– The written test will come from the student manual. Students attending this class must download the student manual prior to the class. Download the student manual here –Student Manual Link

There is no allowance for later make-up qualification attempts on the exit qualification. If a student fails the exit qualification- they fail the course. There will be no make-up written testing exams either. Failure to pass the written exam results in a failure of this course.

For test-in failures only there will be an $ 80.00 fee assessed for costs related to the first day. If the course tuition invoice has been paid, a tuition credit less the $80.00 fee will be issued.

For any other failure resulting in dismissal the full tuition cost will remain due; no refund or tuition rebate will be available.

This course DOES NOT cover shotgun. Shotgun instructor training is provided through the new POST Shotgun Instructor Course, which is a separate 3 day course.

 

Dates:  April 12 – 16, 2021

Time:  0800-1700

Credit Hours: 40

Location:

IDOC-KUNA Range
13900 South Pleasant Valley
Kuna, Idaho 83634

Cost:    $ 400.00      Payable to Idaho POST
(Tuition does not include meals, travel, and/or lodging)

Deadline:  March 28, 2021

Instructors:  To Be Determined

POST Master Instructor:
POST Instructors:

Registration Details: Use the REGISTRATION LINK provided below.

Remarks:

Students will be expected to dress in clothing appropriate for weather conditions.

  • Range clothing should be suitable for carrying extra ammunition.
  • Clothing should be suitable for tactical movement.
  • Knee pads are recommended but not required.
  • Shorts are not allowed.

Students will be required to bring the following:

  • Eye and ear protection
  • Ballistic Vest
  • a tourniquet*
  • Appropriate clothing for various weather conditions (rain, cold, etc.)
  • A billed cap of some type
  • Duty leather, holster, magazine pouches
  • Duty handgun and a minimum of 4 magazines
  • 1,500 rounds of practice ammunition for duty weapon
  • Duty flashlight
  • 3 ring binder, note taking materials and a black felt tip marker

*Students will receive training in the application and use of a tourniquet.  Students will participate in drills applying the tourniquet to themselves and fellow students, so a training tourniquet instead of an operational one may be preferable, however, that is the students choice.

R1 306 POST Firearms Instructor

Course Number: R1 306

Description:  BASIC FIREARMS (Handgun only) INSTRUCTOR COURSE

This is the P.O.S.T. Approved BASIC FIREARMS INSTRUCTOR COURSE for LE personnel interested in becoming a P.O.S.T. Certified Firearms INSTRUCTOR.  Upon completion of this course attendees should have the skills necessary to instruct officers.  Completion of this course is required for the high liability endorsement required for P.O.S.T. Basic Handgun Instructor certification.

This course will cover the new curriculum changes made to the Firearms Instructor Program.  Participants will conduct presentations, pass performance skills testing, pass a written exam, and exit qualifications.  It is strongly recommended that students review the Instructor Development Course materials prior to attending this course as questions from the written Instructor Development Course training material will also be included in the tests.

NOTE: THERE IS NO REMEDIAL TRAINING TIME.

Any Student with repeated safety violations will receive a failure.  Any failure in the course will result in removal from the class.

Registration PREREQUISITES, (not subject to waiver)

  • 3 YEARS Full-time law enforcement experience
  • Possess a current or previous POST Discipline Certification
    • i.e. Patrol, Detention, Corrections, etc.
  • Successful completion of POST 40 hour INSTRUCTOR DEVELOPMENT
  • Perform 100% of the physical requirements of this course. Injured students will not be permitted to attend or complete the course.

COURSE REQUIREMENTS for all students

  • TEST IN with a qualifying score of at least 95% NO MISSES on the POST Firearms short course.
  • Maximum of 3 attempts to qualify at test in and test out.
  • All test in failures will be dismissed from the class.
  • 100% Attendance is required for completion of this 40-hour course
  • TEST OUT with successful completion of the written exam and exit qualifications.

WRITTEN TEST INFORMATION– The written test will come from the student manual. Students attending this class must download the student manual prior to the class. Download the student manual here –Student Manual Link

There is no allowance for later make-up qualification attempts on the exit qualification. If a student fails the exit qualification- they fail the course. There will be no make-up written testing exams either. Failure to pass the written exam results in a failure of this course.

For test-in failures only there will be an $ 80.00 fee assessed for costs related to the first day. If the course tuition invoice has been paid, a tuition credit less the $80.00 fee will be issued.

For any other failure resulting in dismissal the full tuition cost will remain due; no refund or tuition rebate will be available.

This course DOES NOT cover shotgun. Shotgun instructor training is provided through the new POST Shotgun Instructor Course, which is a separate 3 day course.

 

Dates:  March 15-19, 2021

Time:    0800-1700

Credit Hours:    40

Location:

Coeur d’Alene Police Department
3818 Schreiber Way
Coeur d’Alene, Idaho  83814

 

Cost:       $ 400.00                Payable to Idaho POST
            (Tuition does not include meals, travel, and/or lodging)

Deadline:   March 1, 2021

Master Instructor:      Steve Harris,  CDA Retd

Instructors:   

   Johann Schmitz    Coeur d’Alene PD
Justin Scotch          Idaho State Police

Registration : Use the REGISTRATION LINK provided below.

Remarks:

Students will be expected to dress in clothing appropriate for weather conditions.

  • Range clothing should be suitable for carrying extra ammunition.
  • Clothing should be suitable for tactical movement.
  • Knee pads are recommended but not required.
  • Shorts are not allowed.

Students will be required to bring the following:

  • Eye and ear protection
  • Ballistic Vest
  • a tourniquet*
  • Appropriate clothing for various weather conditions (rain, cold, etc.)
  • A billed cap of some type
  • Duty leather, holster, magazine pouches
  • Duty handgun and a minimum of 4 magazines
  • 1,500 rounds of practice ammunition for duty weapon
  • Duty flashlight
  • 3 ring binder, note taking materials and a black felt tip marker

*Students will receive training in the application and use of a tourniquet.  Students will participate in drills applying the tourniquet to themselves and fellow students, so a training tourniquet instead of an operational one may be preferable, however, that is the students choice.

A R 306 POST Firearms Instructor Template

Course Number: R 306

Description:

BASIC FIREARMS (Handgun only) INSTRUCTOR COURSE

This is the P.O.S.T. Approved BASIC FIREARMS INSTRUCTOR COURSE for LE personnel interested in becoming a P.O.S.T. Certified Firearms INSTRUCTOR.  Upon completion of this course attendees should have the skills necessary to instruct officers.  Completion of this course is required for the high liability endorsement required for P.O.S.T. Basic Handgun Instructor certification.

This course will cover the new curriculum changes made to the Firearms Instructor Program.  Participants will conduct presentations, pass performance skills testing, pass a written exam, and exit qualifications.  It is strongly recommended that students review the Instructor Development Course materials prior to attending this course as questions from the written Instructor Development Course training material will also be included in the tests.

NOTE: THERE IS NO REMEDIAL TRAINING TIME.

Any Student with repeated safety violations will receive a failure.  Any failure in the course will result in removal from the class.

Registration PREREQUISITES, (not subject to waiver)

  • 3 YEARS Full-time law enforcement experience
  • Possess a current or previous POST Discipline Certification
    • i.e. Patrol, Detention, Corrections, etc.
  • Successful completion of POST 40 hour INSTRUCTOR DEVELOPMENT
  • Perform 100% of the physical requirements of this course. Injured students will not be permitted to attend or complete the course.

COURSE REQUIREMENTS for all students

  • TEST IN with a qualifying score of at least 95% NO MISSES on the POST Firearms short course.
  • Maximum of 3 attempts to qualify at test in and test out.
  • All test in failures will be dismissed from the class.
  • 100% Attendance is required for completion of this 40-hour course
  • TEST OUT with successful completion of the written exam and exit qualifications.

WRITTEN TEST INFORMATION– The written test will come from the student manual. Students attending this class must download the student manual prior to the class. Download the student manual here –Student Manual Link

There is no allowance for later make-up qualification attempts on the exit qualification. If a student fails the exit qualification- they fail the course. There will be no make-up written testing exams either. Failure to pass the written exam results in a failure of this course.

For test-in failures only there will be an $ 80.00 fee assessed for costs related to the first day. If the course tuition invoice has been paid, a tuition credit less the $80.00 fee will be issued.

For any other failure resulting in dismissal the full tuition cost will remain due; no refund or tuition rebate will be available.

This course DOES NOT cover shotgun. Shotgun instructor training is provided through the new POST Shotgun Instructor Course, which is a separate 3 day course.

 

Dates:

Time: 0800-1700

Credit Hours: 40

Location: See below

Cost:       $ 400.00                Payable to Idaho POST
(Tuition does not include meals, travel, and/or lodging)

Deadline:

Instructors:

POST Master Instructor:

POST Instructors:

Registration Details: Use the REGISTRATION LINK provided below.

Remarks:

Students will be expected to dress in clothing appropriate for weather conditions.

  • Range clothing should be suitable for carrying extra ammunition.
  • Clothing should be suitable for tactical movement.
  • Knee pads are recommended but not required.
  • Shorts are not allowed.

 

Students will be required to bring the following:

  • Eye and ear protection
  • Ballistic Vest
  • a tourniquet*
  • Appropriate clothing for various weather conditions (rain, cold, etc.)
  • A billed cap of some type
  • Duty leather, holster, magazine pouches
  • Duty handgun and a minimum of 4 magazines
  • 1,500 rounds of practice ammunition for duty weapon
  • Duty flashlight
  • 3 ring binder, note taking materials and a black felt tip marker

*Students will receive training in the application and use of a tourniquet.  Students will participate in drills applying the tourniquet to themselves and fellow students, so a training tourniquet instead of an operational one may be preferable, however, that is the students choice.

R2 -127C Urban Rifle (end-user) Course – Kuna cancelled

Course Number:    R2-127C

Description:   Urban Rifle Course – User Training  cancelled  08/17/20

This is a POST provided in-service training for certified officers.  This Urban Rifle Course consists of 24 hours of hands-on, performance based rifle training. Students will learn how to properly manipulate and deploy a rifle within an urban environment. The purpose of this course is to expose the student to the capabilities and limitations of the law enforcement patrol rifle.

Participants will be required to provide the following:

  • Duty Rifle w/sling and at least two magazines
  • Weapon mounted light and handheld flashlight
  • 500 rounds of rifle ammunition
  • 5 rounds of rifle duty ammunition
  • Handgun and complete duty belt
  • 50 rounds of handgun ammunition
  • Ear protection
  • Eye protection
  • Elbow & knee pads
  • Ball cap

All registration applications will be vetted by POST for approval to attend this training.

Pre-requisites for attendance:   Idaho POST LE certification

Dates:  September 1 -3, 2020

Time:  0800-1700

Credit Hours:   24 POST Hours

Location:

IDOC Range Complex  
13900 South Pleasant Valley
Kuna, Idaho  83634

Cost:  $ 120.00    Payable to Idaho POST

(Tuition does not include meals, travel, and/or lodging)

Deadline: NOTE CLASSES FILL QUICKLY – this class is limited to 20 participants.

Instructors:

Allen Hall

POST Coordinator:

Jeff Sklar

Registration Details:  Use the REGISTRATION LINK provided below.

Remarks:
This course is open to all sworn law enforcement personnel. This is also a great opportunity for firearms instructors to receive 24 hours of continuing training and education.

 

 

R2-306 POST Firearms Instructor – Caldwell PD

Course Number:  R2-306

Description:  BASIC FIREARMS (Handgun only) INSTRUCTOR COURSE

This is the P.O.S.T. Approved BASIC FIREARMS INSTRUCTOR COURSE for LE personnel interested in becoming a P.O.S.T. Certified Firearms INSTRUCTOR.  Upon completion of this course attendees should have the skills necessary to instruct officers.  Completion of this course is required for the high liability endorsement required for P.O.S.T. Basic Handgun Instructor certification.

This course will cover the new curriculum changes made to the Firearms Instructor Program.  Participants will conduct multiple classroom and range presentations, pass performance skills testing, pass daily performance reviews, pass a written exam, and exit qualifications.  It is strongly recommended that students review the Instructor Development Course materials prior to attending this course as questions from the written Instructor Development Course training material may be included in the tests.

NOTE: THERE IS NO REMEDIAL TRAINING TIME.

Any Student with repeated safety violations will receive a failure.  Any failure in the course will result in removal from the class.


Registration PREREQUISITES, (not subject to waiver)

  • 3 YEARS Full-time law enforcement experience
  • Possess a current or previous POST Discipline Certification
    • i.e. Patrol, Detention, Corrections, etc.
  • Successful completion of POST 40 hour INSTRUCTOR DEVELOPMENT
  • Perform 100% of the physical requirements of this course. Injured students will not be permitted to attend or complete the course.


COURSE REQUIREMENTS 
for all students

  • TEST IN with a qualifying score of at least 95% NO MISSES on the POST Firearms short course.
  • Maximum of 3 attempts to qualify at test in and test out.
  • All test in failures will be dismissed from the class.
  • 100% Attendance is required for completion of this 40-hour course
  • TEST OUT with successful completion of the written exam and exit qualifications.

WRITTEN TEST INFORMATION– The written test will come from the student manual, Basic Patrol Academy Firearms training lesson plan (click here- Academy Classroom Lesson Plan March 2020) and presentation (click here warning 348 page file, recommend you save to a computer Firearms Training PPT Master 03-2019), and the Basic Patrol Academy Use of Force lesson plan (click here- Use of Force LP 0220). Students attending this class must download the instructor manual prior to the class. Download the Instructor student manual here –Classroom Lesson Plan March 2020

In addition to the downloading the student manual and Academy lesson plans, students MUST COMPLETE THE FOLLOWING CHECKLIST Student pre-course checklist Mar 2020 This checklist is to be provided to the lead Master Firearms Instructor the morning of the first day of class. Failure to present a completed pre-course check list form will result in immediate dismissal from the class.

There is no allowance for later make-up qualification attempts on the exit qualification. If a student fails the exit qualification- they fail the course. There will be no make-up written testing exams either. Failure to pass the written exam results in a failure of this course.

For test-in failures only there will be an $ 80.00 fee assessed for costs related to the first day. If the course tuition invoice has been paid, a tuition credit less the $80.00 fee will be issued.

For any other failure resulting in dismissal the full tuition cost will remain due; no refund or tuition rebate will be available.

This course DOES NOT cover shotgun. Shotgun instructor training is provided through the new POST Shotgun Instructor Course, which is a separate 3 day course.

If you do not meet the listed  registration requirements do not register.


Dates:  19-23 October 2020

Time: 0800-1700

Credit Hours: 40

Location:

Caldwell PD
110 South 5th Street
Caldwell, Idaho 83605

Cost:           $ 400.00     Payable to Idaho POST

            (Tuition does not include meals, travel, and/or lodging)

Deadline:    5 October 2020    Register early class is limited to 20 students


POST Master Instructor
:
     Alan Hall, Clint Goss, Mike Chamberlin

POST Instructors:   To be Determined


Registration Details:
          Use the REGISTRATION LINK provided below.


Remarks:

Students will be expected to dress in clothing appropriate for weather conditions.

  • Range clothing should be suitable for carrying extra ammunition.
  • Clothing should be suitable for tactical movement.
  • Knee pads are recommended but not required.
  • Shorts are not allowed.

Students will be required to bring the following:

  • Eye and ear protection
  • Ballistic Vest
  • A tourniquet*
  • Appropriate clothing for various weather conditions (rain, cold, etc.)
  • A billed cap of some type
  • Duty leather, holster, magazine pouches
  • Duty handgun and a minimum of 4 magazines
  • 1,000 rounds of practice ammunition for duty weapon
  • Duty flashlight
  • 3 ring binder, note taking materials and a black felt tip marker
  • A laptop computer with USB port and portable flash (thumb) drive
  • Water, snacks, or other food as needed

*Students will receive training in the application and use of a tourniquet.  Students will participate in drills applying the tourniquet to themselves and fellow students, so a training tourniquet instead of an operational one may be preferable, however, that is the students choice.