R4 AR-15/M-4 Carbine Armorer’s Course- Blackfoot

Course Number: R4257

Course Description:

Our AR15/M4 Armorer’s School uses detailed disassembly and reassembly to emphasize operation and the actual function of a direct impingement weapon. The class is 90% hands on from start to finish, with consistent emphasis on inspection of parts and the diagnostics associated with wear and failure.

Nomenclature and Design Cycle
Ammunition Cleaning and Maintenance
Troubleshooting Malfunctions / diagnostics
Parts inspection and common failures
Basic field strip
Detailed disassembly/reassembly
Repair documentation for the departmental armorer         

This AR15/M4 Armorer class is unbranded and relevant to all AR manufacturers. TTG carbines will be utilized for this class to prevent small parts loss or damage from occurring with duty weapons. Students are welcome to bring tools to class, however tools necessary to complete class will be provided for use in class, as well as support materials.

Dates: March 10-11, 2021

Times: 0800-1700

Credit Hours: 16

Location: East Idaho State Fair Grounds, Needle Craft Building, 97 Park Ave., Blackfoot, ID 83221

Cost: $400.00

(Attendees are responsible for meals, travel, and/or lodging)

Deadline: March 9, 2021

Instructor(s): Jacob Porter

Remarks: To register for this class, click the following link- https://www.tritontraininggroup.com/

R2 309A Patrol Rifle Instructor- Train the Trainer CANCELLED

Course Number:   309A     class cancelled for lack of registration

Description:     Patrol Rifle Instructor- Train the Trainer

The Patrol Rifle is an extremely useful tool for modern law enforcement professionals. Agencies using these tools must support the training required to correctly, safely and responsibly deploy them.  Time must be given to develop and maintain the required skills.

This course is designed for the law enforcement firearms instructor. Students will learn how to properly manipulate and deploy a patrol rifle within an urban environment. The purpose of this class is to expose students to the capabilities and limitations of the LE Patrol Rifle.

Patrol Rifle Equipment List:
Patrol Rifle w/sling and 600 rounds of ammunition
Three (30 round) magazines for the Patrol Rifle
Duty Handgun w/duty belt and 200 rounds of ammunition
Duty handheld flashlight w/weapon mounted light
Ballistic vest, ear/eye protection and billed ball cap
Training Tourniquet


      • Must be a  POST Certified Firearms Instructor

FLYER Rifle Instructor TTT.

Date:     January 28-30,  2021

Time:    0800-1700

Credit Hours:   24


IDOC State Correctional Center
14601 Pleasant Valley Road
Kuna, Idaho 83634


COST:      $ 275.00     Payable to Garden City PD
(Attendees are responsible for meals, travel, and/or lodging)

Deadline:   January 25, 2021 NOTE this class is limited to 20 Participants

Instructor:    Clint Goss – POST Master Firearms Instructor

       POST Coordinator: Jeff Sklar 208-509-2797

To Register:  e-mail jellsworth@gardencitypolice.org or call 208-472-2950

Do not send registrations to POST.

For local accommodations or training facility information, contact
Officer Joel Ellsworth, Garden City PD at jellsworth@gardencitypolice.org
or call 208-472-2950



A R(1, 2, 3, 4) URBAN RIFLE Course Template

Course Number:   R  127c

Description:   Urban Rifle Training – User course

This is a POST provided in-service training for certified officers.  This Urban rifle training will consist of 24 hours of training for rifle use in a urban setting.

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-requisites for attendance 

    • Idaho POST certification



Time:      0800-1700

Credit Hours:  24

Location: See below

Cost:       $ 160.00
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.


POST Coordinator:

Registration Details: Use the REGISTRATION LINK provided below.



For information regarding the training facility or local accommodations:

A R(1, 2, 3, 4) POST Patrol Rifle Instructor Template

Course Number: R  306B


This is the P.O.S.T. Approved FIREARMS-Rifle Instructor course for those interested in becoming a P.O.S.T. Certified Firearms – Rifle INSTRUCTOR.

Upon completion of this course attendees should have the skills necessary to instruct officers.

NOTE: All students will be required to “QUALIFY IN” by completing the POST Firearms rifle course with a score of at least 95% WITH NO MISSES on the first day of the course or they will be excused from the class. 

Students will be given a maximum of 3 attempts to qualify at test in and test out. 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.

PREREQUISITE for attendance:

  • Successful completion of the POST Firearms: Pistol/Shotgun Instructor Course
  • Students must be able to perform 100% of the physical requirements of this course. Injured students will not be permitted to attend or complete the course.

100% Attendance is required for completion of this 40-hour course

Attendance does not guarantee Instructor certification; upon satisfactory completion of this course, you must submit an application for Instructor certification. POST Council approval is required to become a POST Certified Firearms Instructor.



Time: 0800-1900 hrs (4/10’s)

Credit Hours: 40

Location: See below

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



POST Certified Master Instructor:


Registration Details: Class is limited to 20 participants


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
  • Appropriate clothing for various weather conditions (rain, cold, etc.)
  • A billed cap of some type
  • Duty Rifle and extra magazines
  • 1,500 rounds of 223 ammunition
  • Duty belt with duty handgun
  • 250 rounds of duty ammunition
  • Duty flashlight
  • 3 ring binder, note taking materials and a black felt tip marker


R4 Tactical Handgun III and Tactical Carbine I- Idaho Falls CANCELLED

Course Number: R4259

Course Description:   Tactical Handgun III and Tactical Carbine I- Idaho Falls                                                             CANCELLED effective 03/16/20


This eight hour course focuses on medium and long range self defense handgun skills. At medium distances of 10-20 yards, students are taught to focus on the threat with both eyes open while bringing the weapon slide into their peripheral view, centering the weapon on the threat. At longer ranges (20-100 yards), students are taught to line up the front and rear weapon sights and when combined with proper trigger control (trigger weld) fire accurately at specific threats. Long distance prone shooting with a handgun is taught utilizing positions which minimize neck strain for accurate long distance shooting.


  • Range and Handgun Safety Principles
  •  Determining Dominant or Master Eye
  •  Multiple Threat Shooting
  •  Mid Range Self Defense Shooting Skills
  •  Threat Assessment and Situational Awareness
  •  Front and Rear Sight Alignment with both eyes open
  •  Long Distance Prone Shooting with the Handgun


This eight hour course is the equivalent of the Instinctive (CQB) Handgun – 1 Course where we teach the basics of Instinctive shooting with a carbine.

The same training philosophy is used of focusing your eye on the threat while holding the carbine in the low ready position. On command, the student raises the carbine to their natural shooting position (weapon stock firmly planted into the shoulder with normal cheek weld), then fires the carbine with both eyes open and focused on the threat, not on the weapon sights. With proper eye focus and trigger control the student can shoot very accurately at close ranges of 25 yards or less with a carbine.
This course teaches students to fire rapidly, obtaining multiple hits into the center body mass of a threat.

Skills Taught in this course include:

  • Basic Carbine Skills
  • Range and Weapon safety
  • Instinctive Shooting techniques
  • Trigger control
  • Loading the Carbine
  • Advancing and retreating from the threat (target) while shooting
  • Multiple target acquisition

Dates: June 5-6, 2020

Times: 0800-1700

Credit Hours: 16

Location: Bonneville County Sheriff’s Office Training Annex, 577 D St., Idaho Falls, ID 83402

Cost: $350.00

(Attendees are responsible for meals, travel, and/or lodging)


Instructor(s): Doug Dryden

Remarks: To register for this class, contacted Sgt. Doug Metcalf at dmetcalf@co.bonneville.id.us


Students my have previously attended the HTTG Instinctive (CQB) Handgun I & II prior to taking these courses.


  • Semi-auto pistol with three magazines, a holster and spare magazine holder (for two spare mags)
  • 750 rounds of good quality range ammunition (and a mag loader for loading magazines if preferred)
  • Eye and ear protection (preferably noise canceling / enhancing ear protection)
  • Clothes and shoes for shooting and moving on rough ground
  • Light shooting gloves (this will help as we will be inserting magazines and racking the slide hundreds of times in a day)
  • Ball cap or other hat with a brim to deflect flying brass from the shooter next to you
  • A good attitude wanting to be challenged and to have fun as you learn new skills


  • Patrol Rifle/Carbine
  • 350 rounds of rifle ammunition (please do not bring green tip SS-109 ammo)
  • Chest rigs or other carbine mag carriers to carry two additional loaded carbine mags (BDU side bellow pockets are fine)
  • Eye and ear protection (preferably noise reduction / enhancing ear protection)
  • BDU or tactical style pants with knee pads and good shoes for shooing and moving on rough ground
  • Shooting mat or tarp for prone shooting
  • Shooting gloves if needed
  • Ball cap or other hat with brim for deflecting brass
  • A good attitude wanting to be challenged and to have fun as you learn new skills