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Course Description: Members attending this course will receive instruction on the Department’s Firearms Qualification and Familiarization Courses, Proper Range Procedures, Tally Sheet Information, and Chemical Munitions. Members shall be required to score 85% or higher on the Department’s Pistol Combat Course (255/300), Shotgun Combat Course (85/100), and Dim-Light Combat Course (153/180) to be certified as a Firearms Instructor. Members shall bring appropriate attire for both the classroom and the firing range.

Additional Information: Members shall also bring the following:

  • Pennsylvania Crimes Code One tactical (ballistic) shield
  • Issued pistol, weapon light and three magazines Approved personal handgun, if applicable
  • Handheld Flashlight Firearms cleaning equipment
  • Complete set of issued leather gear Safety goggles or glasses
  • with four keepers One Remington Model 870P shotgun
  • Department baseball-style cap One AR 15 Patrol Rifle
  • Ear protection device
  • Raincoat
  • Shotgun cleaning equipment
  • Gas mask
  • Soft body armor
  • Riot helmet

Registration: Please register for the classes below using form SP 8-130.

Locations: For a list of all training centers and directions, please visit the Training Center Page.



NETC7/30/2018 8:00 AM8/6/2018 4:00 PMSergeant Andrew F. Wilk, 570-288-3659, awilk@pa.govNo
Maximum of 16 students
NWTC9/10/2018 8:00 AM9/19/2018 4:00 PMNWTC Commanding Officer, 814-332-6888No
Maximum of 20 students
Due to range availability this course will not be held on Saturday and Sunday.
This course will run from Monday, September 10 through Friday, September 14, 2018, and then Monday, September 17 through Wednesday, September 19, 2018. 
Other, See Notes11/26/2018 8:00 AM12/5/2018 3:00 PMSergeant Dwayne R. Rouzer, 610-584-8633, drouzer@pa.govNo
Allentown Police Academy
Maximum of 16 students
This course is a total of eight days; however, due to Allentown's Police Academy range rules, no training can be held on the weekends. 
This course will run Monday-Friday the first week and then Monday-Wednesday on the second week.  
SWTC8/13/2018 8:00 AM8/20/2018 4:00 PMSWTC Commanding Officer, 724-832-5250No
Maximum of 16 students

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