G4S ITI Introduces New One Day Tactical Shotgun Course

1257SHACKLEFORDS, VA (February 2013) –  G4S International Training, Inc. (G4S ITI), a training company of G4S GS, and providers of benchmark security training programs to the U.S. Government, U.S. Military and corporate America, is pleased to announce its newest course to its roster:  the One Day Tactical Shotgun Course. It will be held on Friday, March 15th, 2013 and Monday, May 13th, 2013. This course was developed for students to enhance their ability to operate a shotgun. The course will take a look at fundamentals, types of loads, chokes, proper use of cover / concealment and weapon manipulation. Students will be given the foundation for marksmanship skills required for target engagements in a home defense or tactical environment. Students who complete the course will have a better understanding of home defense application, tactical employment of the shotgun and ways to continue to improve one’s skills.

The following topics will be taught in the course:

  • Firearms brief
    • Nomenclature, Loads, Chokes
  • Range operations and safety brief
  • Fundamentals
  • Patterning (Bird, Buckshot, Slugs)
  • Pump vs. Auto
  • Loading, reloading and unloading procedures
  • Managing and clearing malfunctions
  • Carry position: high vs. low ready
  • Positional shooting
  • Proper use of cover / concealment
  • Multiple shots and multiple targets

250 rounds of bird shot (#7 or higher), 25 rounds of Buckshot and 25 rounds of Slug are required per person. Classroom instruction will convene at 8:00 a.m. and will end at 5:00 p.m. with practical exercises. There will be a one hour break for lunch. This course includes eight hours of instruction and a certificate upon completion.

Individual equipment required includes: pump or auto loading shotgun, optical sight (optional), weapon cleaning kit (with oil), eye and ear protection (clear and shaded lens are recommended), elbow and knee pads (optional), snacks, gloves and a hat (baseball style), rain or inclement weather gear and sunscreen (non-greasy or water resistant). We recommend you wear comfortable shoes (no toeless), long pants and a long sleeve shirt (weather dependent) that you don’t mind getting dirty.

Most items can be rented at an additional cost. Please contact us Toll Free at 1-800-604-4484 for inquiries. Cost per student for the course is $150 (U.S. Government employees) and $166 (civilians). This course is for 10 (minimum) to 12 (maximum) students.

To register for the One Day Tactical Shotgun Course, please visit here:

If you have any questions about the course, please contact Tim Peck, Open Enrollment Coordinator, at tim.peck@g4siti.com.

For more information, visit www.g4siti.com.

About G4S International Training, Inc. (G4S ITI):G4S International Training Incorporated (G4S ITI) is the training division for G4S. Founded in 1989; ITI is committed to providing benchmark security training programs emphasizing professionalism, quality, customer service, and a fair price. ITI conducts both mobile and fixed site training in security assistance and security service programs for the U.S. Government, U.S. military, corporate America, and now private citizens. For more information on ITI or any of their courses, log on to www.g4siti.com. 

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