breach_1Duration: 4 days
Cost: $825 (TEES Facility); $925 (Out-of-state)
Students: 8 Min – 14 Max
Restrictions: Law Enforcement, Military or Government Agencies

The aim of this 4 day course is to qualify select personnel as Mechanical & Ballistic Breaching Instructors. Students will be versed in the correct and safe use of manual breaching tools as well as the 12 gauge breaching shotgun. Additionally they will be afforded the opportunity to plan, prepare and present lessons pertaining to these subjects.

On successful completion of this course, the officers will have the necessary knowledge in order to educate their officers in this skill set.

Course content includes:

  • History and theory and non-explosive methods of entry
  • Equipment selection
  • Carriage of tools and shotgun
  • Breaching inward opening doors
  • Breaching outward opening doors
  • Ballistic breaching techniques
  • Planning considerations
  • Scenario based training
  • Lesson plan development
  • Presentation of lesson plans

Equipment Requirements:

  • Range training uniform (long sleeve)
  • Nomex gloves
  • Ballistic protection – soft armor or plate carrier with plates
  • Ear protection
  • Eye Protection: Clear lens safety wrap-around style glasses
  • Helmet
  • Weapon (carbine – no ammo, blue gun is acceptable)
  • Flash Drive
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