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Register for Firearms Instructor Certification and Recertification Training (Levels I, II & III)

Firearms instructor certification courses required to receive and maintain certification as a firearms instructional trainer.
All Firearms Instructor's Certification expire after one year and must be renewed to maintain certification.

Lieutenant Bill Leanos, (Ret), MPTC Firearms Subject Matter Expert

The Details of Register for Firearms Instructor Certification and Recertification Training (Levels I, II & III)

What you need for Register for Firearms Instructor Certification and Recertification Training (Levels I, II & III)

  • LEAD FREE PRIMERS or CLEAN FIRE AMMO ONLY.
  • You must submit a MPTC Application for Training.  This includes classes sponsored by MLEFIAA.
  • If you are not on the roster - you will not shoot.
  • All re-qualifying instructors MUST provide proof of completing the Distance Learning component. 
  • Start time is 0800 unless otherwise noted

Level I

The Basic Firearms Instructor Qualification (Level I) will allow the instructor to recertify law enforcement personnel in his/her department or neighboring departments. The Distance Learning component is a requirement for the Level I Firearms Instructor Re-qualification.  Proof of successful completion must be provided to complete your qualification.

Locations Dates Information
Raynham PD Range May 14, 2018 Full-Not accepting any new applications
Manchester Range May 31, 2018  
Lexington PD Range April 17, 2018 Full-Not accepting any new applications.
Boston PD - Moon Island August 7, 2018 Full-Not accepting any new applications.
Lexington PD Range July 30, 2018 Full-Not accepting any new applications.
Manchester Range July 10, 2018  
Worcester September 7, 2018  
MSP FTU / Academy October 16, 2018  
Raynham PD Range October 30, 2018 Lead free ammo only. 0830 start
Email app to smkjoe5931@comcast.net.
West Springfield Range October 11, 2018  
Manchester Range October 17, 2018  

Level II

Level II Instructors are authorized to teach any firearms Level I program and Basic Reserve Intermittent Firearms Program. A Level II Instructor may assist with a Recruit Academy Firearms Programs or with a Firearms Recertification with Level III Instructors.

LOCATION DATES/ 9 a.m. start INFORMATION
Raynham PD Range

May 15, 2018

Lead free ammo only
Raynham PD Range May 11, 2018 * 8:30 a.m. start  Cancelled
Pittsfield PD Range TBA  
Lexington PD Range

May 1, 2018

 
Lexington PD Range June 26, 2018* *Upgrade (max 20 applicants)
Lexington PD Range July 31, 2018  
Boston PD - Moon Island August 21, 2018  
Manchester Range July 12, 2018  
Raynham PD Range  September 4, 2018 Lead free ammo only. 0830 start
Email app to smkjoe5931@comcast.net.
Worcester PD September 14, 2018  
MSP FTU / Academy October 17, 2018 Initial & Recertification
West Springfield Range October 2, 2018 Initial & Recertification
Manchester Range October 18, 2018  

Level III

Level III Firearms Instructors are authorized to teach any MPTC Firearms subject under Level I & II. Level III Firearms Instructors are Lead Firearms Instructors for MPTC. They are authorized to teach MPTC Recruit Firearms Curriculum and recertify MPTC Level I & II Firearms Instructors. 

LOCATION DATES/ 9 a.m. start INSTRUCTIONS
Raynham PD Range May 22, 2018 8:30 start Lead free ammo only. 
Pittsfield PD Range TBA  
Lexington PD Range TBA  
Boston PD - Moon Island September 4, 2018  

How to register Register for Firearms Instructor Certification and Recertification Training (Levels I, II & III)

Registration 

  • E-mail the completed application to Bill Leanos, Statewide Coordinator at wleanosfac@yahoo.com 
    For Raynham PD Range include smkjoe5931@comcast.net.
  • Be sure to include a valid Email address to ensure you can access your certificate.
  • The Distance Learning component is a requirement for the Level I Firearms Instructor Re-qualification. Proof of successful completion must be provided to complete your qualification.

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