Training Name: Instructor
Course Name: Safariland Shield Instructor
Dates: 02/26/2024 - 02/28/2024
Venue: Alvin Fire and EMS
Alvin, TX 77511
Price: $675
Course Description:

Event type

Ballistic Shield Instructor

Date and time

Monday, February 26, 2024 8:00 AM - Wednesday, February 28, 2024 5:00 PM CST

Purchasing Options

Ballistic Shield Instructor - $675 / $675 / Feb 26 8:00 AM - Feb 28 5:00 PM


Alvin Fire and EMS Training Station Room

801, East South Street

Alvin, Texas, 77511

United States


Whether you’re training Tactical Operators, Patrol Officers, or Drug Enforcement Units the Basic Tactical Shield Instructor course will help you become more proficient as a ballistic shield operator and instructor. This intensive two- and 1/2-day course provides instructors with the techniques and skills required to train their department's personnel while operating with a ballistic shield. Students will learn drills, shooting techniques and tactics for the ballistic shield officer, while being required to make presentations, supervise range drills and develop course(s) of fire. NOTE: This course is exclusively for Certified Law Enforcement and Military. Identification will be checked at the door and only credentialed officers will be granted admittance. Any questions please call 1-800-347-1200 Opt Training.

Special Instructions
Required Equipment:

• Full-duty, tactical gear/armor, including ballistic helmet (Tactical)
• Appropriate Range attire, duty gear, armor and ballistic helmet (Patrol)
• Eye Protection
• Ear Protection
• Ballistic shield/with viewport (if you have one available)
• Handgun and (3) three magazines
• 350 rounds of handgun ammunition
Long weapon and no less than 50 rounds of ammo
• Gas Mask/carrier
• Blue Training Gun
• Pen or pencil & notepad

- Day One covers fundamentals and individual shooting skills.
- Day Two focuses on individual/team techniques and drills, including 
stacking, officer-down rescues, approaches to doorways, threshold 
evaluation, port-and-cover window tactics, and stairway and hallway 
- Day Three is devoted to students completing their course requirements, 
including firearms qualification, written exam, courses of fire and classroom 
Students will be evaluated on their knowledge of the topic, instructional 
skills and safety considerations. Courseware (booklet/CD) will be provided, 
but students must provide their own handgun and ammunition

Training Description:

TTPOA believes in bringing in some of the best instructors in the country to share their knowledge and experience. If you have requests for a specific instructor or course, contact your Regional Director.