Pistol & Shotgun Instructor School

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Course Description:

This training program is designed to provide the student with the comprehensive knowledge and skills needed to instruct, administer and supervise in-service pistol and shotgun training. 

Students will learn to evaluate and correct shooting errors; assume command of the firing line during range operations and design and instruct on a wide range of subject matter material.


  • Principles of learning
  • Instructor responsibilities
  • Weapon system nomenclature
  • Range protocols
  • Target analysis
  • MCOLES Standards
  • Lead hazards
  • Policies and procedures
  • Records retention
  • Deadly force (Presentation by the  Oakland County Prosecutors Office)

Required Equipment:

  • All leather gear ball cap
  • Service Weapon
  • Shotgun
  • Flashlight
  • Pistol and shotgun manufacturers manual
  • Departmental policy
  • Departmental Qualification Course
  • Cleaning equipment

Course Details:

- 302 Funds Eligible -