The Basic SWAT course is designed to provide law enforcement students with an understanding and application of Basic SWAT tactics, techniques and procedures during critical incidents. Students will be exposed to common SWAT missions such as High Risk Warrant Service, Barricade Persons, and Hostage Rescue tactics. The course will provide lecture and demonstrations with scenario-based exercises.
DURATION: 5 DAYS / 60 HOURS
Course content includes:
- SWAT History / Equipment and weapon selection
- Tactical Planning / Intelligence Gathering
- Tactical Performance Handgun Skills
- Tactical Performance Carbine Skills
- Cover and Concealment
- Team Building Skills
- Team Movement
- Covert and Dynamic Entry Techniques
- Vehicle Assault Tactics
- Less Lethal and Diversionary Device Deployment
- Legal Issues
Pre-requisite: Certified Peace Officers / Active Duty Military – This course is hosted based on current TCOLE Standards. There will be a pass/fail physical assessment the morning of the first day of class. Students should show up for class in PT gear -bring clothes to change after. Students failing the physical assessment receive a certificate of attendance rather than a certificate of completion. The PT test is the Cooper “Single Cut-Point” standard: 1.5 mile run in 16:28, 300 meter run in 1:11, 25 push-ups in 1 Minute, 29 sit-ups in 1 minute.
Equipment: All normal tactical equipment including, BDU or other similar tactical uniform, PT clothing, body armor, load-bearing vest or web-gear, eye and ear protection, gas mask, handgun and/or shoulder fired weapon (400 Rounds Rifle/400 Rounds Pistol). Please bring Simunitions / UTM safety equipment and 50 Simunition / UTM rounds.
Special Operations Systems – Range 35
11641 S. Interstate 35W, Grandview, TX 76050
Class starts – 0700 Monday Morning
Comfort Suites Hotel
400 Village Park Dr., Alvarado, TX 76009
Rate Code: RANGE 35 Rate: $59.00 King – $69.00 double queen
- 60 hours TCOLE Credit – BASIC SWAT
For more information or to host this course at your location contact Special Operations Systems LLC 888-281-7811 or email@example.com