FPS Training and Qualification Courses

We offer a wide range of courses to help individuals and businesses improve their security skills.

Training

Course Name Hours Frequency
Basic Training (FPS Initial) 36 Hours One – Time
Refresher Training (FPS refresher) 36 Hours Every 3-years

Firearms Training Initial

Course Name Hours Frequency Notes
Pistol Assessment 1 hour
Weapons Safety Training (initial) 8 Hours Initial / Remedial
Pre-Weapons (Marksmanship Trng) 8 Hours Initial
Firearms Live Fire Training (Initial) 24 Hours Initial
Firearms Qualification (initial) 3 hours Initial
Firearms Qualification (Semiannual) 2 Hours Semiannual
Firearms Qualification (Semiannual) 2 Hours Semiannual
Firearms Training (Transitional) 3 hours When applicable
Firearms Training (Platform) 8 hours When applicable

Intermediate Weapons

Course Name Hours Frequency Notes
MEB (Initial) Basic / Advanced 4-8 hours One – Time 4 hr. Basic 8 hr. advanced
MEB (Recertification) 2-4 hours Annually 2hr. Basic 8 hr. Advanced
OC (Oleoresin Capsicum) 3-4 Hours One – Time 4 hours with exposure 3 hours without exposure
OC (Oleoresin Capsicum) 2 Hours Annually

American Red Cross

Course Name Hours Frequency Notes
AED, CPR, & First Aid (initial) 8 Hours One – Time In-person only
AED, CPR, & First Aid (recertification) 4 Hours Every 2 years Blended learning 2 hrs. online 2 hrs. in-person

Supervisor Training

Course Name Hours Frequency Notes
Supervisor (Initial training) 9 hours One – Time
Supervisor (refresher training) 3 hours Annually

NWDTP Training

Course Name Hours Frequency Notes
NWDTP (Initial / remedial) 16 Hours One – Time
NWDTP (OJT) 2 hours Every 60 days