LEO0468 CMS Firearms Instructor Course

This is an advanced/specialized training course for law enforcement or corrections officers. The law enforcement Firearms Instructor course was organized and developed to enhance the knowledge, skills, and abilities of an individual to provide efficient and effective basic recruit firearms training to criminal justice personnel. This course is part of the Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission's approved Specialized Training Program. Students are required to successfully complete two of the following courses prior to attending this course: Instructor Techniques course or have been exempted based on Rule IIB-20, Florida Administrative Code, and either the General Facilitator's Training Transition course or the CMS General Instructor Techniques course. To complete LEO 0468 successfully, students must satisfy the following requirements: 1) qualification with one handgun (revolver or semi-automatic pistol) at 80%. Also required is familiarization with one long gun (shotgun or semi-automatic rifle/carbine). Handgun qualification will be during daylight and night time. Long gun familiarization will be during daylight and ambient light. These requirements will be completed prior to beginning the first lesson of this Firearms Instructor course. Students must qualify at that time. 2) a score of at least 80% on the written examination on the cognitive material provided in the curriculum. 3) a high-liability internship documented on form CJSTC-81A, under the supervision of a CMS firearms instructor who has been approved by the training center director.

Terms Typically Offered:Offered as Needed

Classes not offered for selected criteria.

Textbook information will be available online for each term's courses 45 days prior to the first day of classes for the term.

The courses in this catalog are identified by prefixes and numbers that were assigned by Florida's Statewide Course Numbering System, a system used by all public postsecondary institutions in Florida and 32 non-public institutions. Seminole State controls the description, credit and content of its own courses.