Basic Carbine Course
This comprehensive 2-day firearms training course introduces the student to the AR-15 / M-4 rifle. During this course, students will learn about one of the most popular weapon systems that law enforcement agencies across the country are authorizing for patrol duty use. Students will become familiar with the AR-15 / M-4 rifle. He/she will learn the basic gun-handling skills necessary to safely operate, and maintain, this weapon system. Instruction will include the deployment and application of this platform for personal defense.
Students will also learn nomenclature, disassembly / reassembly, mechanical operation, care & cleaning, preventive maintenance, zeroing iron sights, shooting positions, and much more.
Course duration: 2 days (16 hours)
Course tuition: $ 300.00
(Tuition fee includes all range fees)
Loaner rifle: $75.00
Course student limit: 16
Student requirements: Note pad and pen, eye protection, ear protection, gloves, baseball type cap, AR-15 or M-4 type rifle (5.56) with iron sights, sling and at least 3 magazines, elbow pads, knee pads and gun cleaning kit.
(Body armor is optional unless it is required by your agency during firearms training)
Recommended equipment: Rifle magazine carriers, rain gear, sunscreen, insect repellent, hydration system, water and clothing suitable for contact with the ground.
Ammunition requirements: 800 rounds of .223 / 5.56 rifle ammunition. Please have it prior to the course. (Ammunition is available for purchase upon request ahead of time)
Ammunition must be new manufacture (Federal, Remington, Winchester, etc.)
Absolutely no reloaded or remanufactured ammunition!