Private Security Certified Firearms Instructors
NOTE: Due to the pandemic, all classes are postponed until March 2022.
For any inquiries on the Private Security Program, please email email@example.com.
Take the Course Interest Survey here.
NOTE: All classes are now posted in ACADIS for registration.
Private Security (PS) Certified Firearms Instructors are made up of a cadre of individuals that currently work for security companies and/or law enforcement agencies. This is open to anyone that would like to become an instructor: Security, Investigator, Bail Bond Recovery Agent or general training company. Everyone begins with the Private Security Handgun Instructor Certification. After that, you can take the additional Shotgun, Rifle and Scoped Rifle if you want to teach those as well.
To become a Private Security Certified Firearms Instructor:
- Individuals must meet the mission and values of the WSCJTC.
- Uphold the rules set forth in WAC 139-37.
- Currently working for a security or law enforcement agency
- Currently working for a firearms training company or other entity firearms instructor (e.g. NRA, Oregon DPSST, Idaho POST).
PS Certified Firearms Instructors follow a set curriculum created by the WSCJTC. Any instructor not following the Firearms Certificate Training Process can be reported to WSCJTC at firstname.lastname@example.org. Instructors unable to meet program policies and WAC 139-37 will be removed from the instructor cadre.
Looking for information on the Firearms Certificate Program? Please click here.
If you are interested in any of our PS Certified Instructor classes, please click on one of the course links below to view application requirements, fees, and other information pertaining to the specific class.
Current Private Security Firearms Instructors
All guards, investigators, and bail bond recovery agents holding current firearms certificates with their armed licenses must re-certify on all firearms they use in the course of their duties annually prior to license expiration.
Any instructors needing to update their information may do using this Instructor Update Form.
- Completed qualification test forms are to be given to the students or their agencies.
- Do not mail in student forms to the WSCJTC.
- Instructors must use the 2018 versions of all forms. These will be the only accepted forms effective August 1, 2018.
- Submit ALL training attendance rosters to the roster upload box within 72 hours after completion of firearms certificate training.
- Form 727 Instructor Roster
- Form 728 Shotgun Qualification
- Form 729 Handgun Qualification
- Form 730 Rifle Qualification
- Form 730A Rifle Qualification
- Brief Adjudicative Proceeding Request
- Brief Adjudicative Proceeding Request Information Sheet
New – PSPI Roster Submission Box Link: CLICK HERE TO SUBMIT
|Course Name||Course Number||Description||Cost|
|2327||This course will give the shooter the mental tools to help overcome recoil bracing under stress. The student's ability to shoot accurately under stress will be enhanced and the shooter will have knowledge of the science behind their success.||$100|
|2324/2325||This course series is designed for Private Security and Bail Bond Firearms Instructors. It will introduce participants to contemporary techniques & theories for firearms instruction.||Costs will vary by session. Please see class dates below for more information.|
|2321/2323||This course series is designed for Private Security and Bail Bond Firearms Instructors. It will introduce participants to contemporary techniques & theories for shotgun instruction.||Costs will vary by session. Please see class dates below for more information.|
|2322/2320||This course series is designed for Private Security and Bail Bond Firearms Instructors. Participants will receive Instructor Certification upon successful completion of the course.||Costs will vary by session. Please see class dates below for more information.|
|2326||The Scoped Rifle Instructor course is designed to provide law enforcement and security instructors with the knowledge and skills necessary to train employees how to effectively deploy a rifle weapon system equipped with a telescopic sight.||$700|