CA POST Certified

4-DAY | $750

This course provides students with the information and hands-on experience needed to effectively instruct in the use of a tactical rifle, providing new instructors with teaching techniques and technical knowledge of the (AR-15/M4 Rifle) used in a law enforcement setting.

This will be an interactive class with student participation being required during all aspects of the training. This course is certified by California POST and will satisfy their requirements to instruct Law Enforcement Officers in the use of a tactical rifle (AR-15/M4), including short barrel rifles as specified in Penal Code section 33220(b) and the Commission training requirement to possess long barrel rifles as specified in Commission Regulation 1081.


Active Duty Law Enforcement Officer / Rangemaster, designated by their agency as a Firearms Instructor / Rangemaster and previous completion of a CA POST or Federal Law Enforcement certified Firearms Instructor Course (No Exceptions)



  • AR-15 / M4 Rifle
  • Sling (1 or 2 point)
  • At least 3 spare magazines
  • Magazine pouch/carrier
  • Eye/Ear protection
  • 1000 rounds rifle ammunition
  • Gloves (recommended)
  • Knee/elbow pad (recommended)
  • Shooting Mat (recommended)
  • Cleaning kit (optional)
  • Duty handgun, duty belt with holster
  • 200 rounds of handgun ammunition
  • Note-taking material
  • Hearing protection
  • Ballistically rated eye protection
  • Clothing suited to strenuous activity as well as being seasonally appropriate
  • Rain gear / cold-weather gear (seasonal)
  • Hat
  • Folding chair

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Gates open at 8:00.  The class starts at 8:30.  There will be a 1-hour lunch break.