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COURSES

Ballistic Shield Instructor

Duration 

This course teaches student instructors how to train patrol officers and law enforcement teams on the tactical deployment of the ballistic shield in order to deal with barricaded subjects and other high threat situations.

Student instructors will master basic handling techniques for individual officers as well as advanced multi-operator employment.

Prerequisite 

This course is designed for the current or prospective agency firearms instructor. You must have documentation of successful completion of an entry level pistol skills program from a law enforcement agency or training facility. This course is restricted to armed professionals only.

NOTE: Class size is limited to 12

Students failing to meet and maintain our safety requirements and/or who cannot meet and immediately demonstrate the minimum skills required for the specific class may be removed from training. Please ensure you have read through the class description and fully understand our prerequisites before registering.

Course Outline 
  •  Introduction to the ballistic shield
  • Design features
  • Auxiliary equipment
  • Repairs and maintenance
  • Ballistic materials
  • NIJ threat level
  • Safety
  • Simulation safety
  • Proper handling and employment of the shield
  • Hand holds
  • Stance
  • Sling use
  • Ready positions
  • Mounting the handgun
  • Live fire shield drills
  • Ballistic shield room entry techniques
  • Hallway clearing techniques
  • Officer down rescue drills
  • Less lethal shield team
  • High risk building search team
  • Force-on-force
  • Scenario development

In order to receive a certificate of completion, students will be required to demonstrate proper safe gun handling and use of a ballistic shield in any environment through 16 hours of training. Students will demonstrate proper application of the fundamentals of shooting and weapon manipulations in a variety of situations utilizing a ballistic shield adhering to specific target standards established by the SIG SAUER Academy.

Required Equipment 
  • Handgun
  • 3 magazines
  • Patrol rifle
  • 3 rifle magazines
  • Holster and duty belt
  • Gloves
  • Long sleeve shirt
  • Groin protector
  • Eye and ear protection

Tuition includes free loan of firearms, holsters, safety glasses and hearing protection.

Ammo 
  • Estimated round count: 375 rounds handgun; 150 rounds rifle
  • For Epping, NH courses, non-toxic, non-jacketed FRANGIBLE ammunition may be required
  • Ammunition is available for purchase at the Epping facility only

Upcoming Dates

05.08.2019 to 05.09.2019
8:30AM
Epping, NH
Armed Professional Only
$500.00
10 slots available