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Handgun Instructor Certification

This class is now full. If you would like to be added to the waitlist, please send an email to

This 40-hour Handgun Instructor Certification course is designed to provide law enforcement officers the necessary skill and knowledge to develop and operate a law enforcement handgun / firearms program for their agency and/or assist teaching handgun skills in a Colorado POST police academy. The course curriculum has been reviewed by Colorado POST and meets their requirements for an academy firearms instructor certification.

Students must be a current sworn Law Enforcement Officer. Students will be required to pass the Colorado POST Handgun Qualification Course on day one of training.

Please see the attached flyer for more information and Equipment requirements: Handgun Instructor Certification (Nov. 27 – Dec. 1)

Students must notify the sponsoring training region/provider at least 14 days prior to the training if they are not able to attend the training. If sufficient notification is not provided, your agency may be restricted from receiving future regional POST grant funding (class, scholarship, training equipment) for a period of up to six (6) months. Any penalties issued will be at the sole discretion of the training region boards.

If you have any questions, please contact the Greater Metro Training Region.

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Nov 27 2023 - Dec 01 2023


Wednesday's hours are 12-9
8:00 am - 5:00 pm


Highlands Ranch Law Enforcement Training Facility
6001 Ron King Trail, Littleton, CO, USA


Greater Metro Training Region Coordinator
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