This course is hosted by the Washington State Tactical Officers Association. 

WSTOA’s Basic SWAT course is 5 days and 50 training hours.  The focus of WSTOA’s Basic SWAT course is to provide students with the basic required knowledge for officers and deputies newly assigned to SWAT or Tactical Response Teams. The target audience are individuals who have recently been assigned to SWAT.  They will gain an understanding of contemporary theories and concepts used during SWAT operations. Students will participate in classroom and field exercises designed to develop their understanding of the tactics and techniques employed during tactical operations. This course is facilitated by experienced SWAT team leaders and elements leaders currently assigned to Tier 1 and Tier 2 SWAT teams who are experienced in developing newly assigned SWAT officers.

To register for this course, please follow the instructions on the class flyer linked below.