Handgun Red Dot Sight – Instructor Certification Course

Course Description(24 hours):

The student will obtain the skill and knowledge to instruct other law enforcement officers in the use of electronic red dot sights as a primary sighting instrument for their duty handgun. Students will obtain the knowledge to instruct students with red dot sights in a Colorado POST academy as well as develop and implement a red dot sight transition program and an in-service training program for their agency. This course has been reviewed and approved by Colorado POST for certification to teach in Colorado POST Law Enforcement Training Academies as well as the use of POST training grant funds.

Learning Objectives:

Understanding the Red Dot Sight
Equipment Available Guns
Presentation / Draw
Recoil Management
Low Light / Flashlight Issues
Emergency / Alternative Sighting
Diagnose and correct shooting errors
Program Development
Transition Training
In-Service Training

Student Must Provide:

Duty handgun w/ red dot sight
1500 rounds handgun ammo
5 handgun dummy rounds
Duty belt / holster / 3 magazines
Hat, electronic ear protection, eye protection (including clear eye pro for low light training)
Handheld flashlight
Notebook / Pen / Sharpie Marker
Lunch / Water
Rain / Cold Weather Gear
Lap Top Computer * (class material will be provided via Drop Box)

Note: Students should expect a fast paced and physically active learning environment that will include running, kneeling and quickly assuming various unique shooting positions.


The training staff is comprised of individuals who have a wealth of experience as instructor trainers and have utilized these weapons and sights in real world situations; from police patrol duty and police special weapons teams to military Special Operations conducted in the War on Terrorism.


Day 1 0800 – 1700
Day 2 1300 – 2200
Day 3 0800 – 1600


Technical College of the Rockies
1765 US-50
Delta, CO 81416

Host Agency:

Pueblo Police Department


$575 by check, $650 by credit card

Contact/Registration: Information:

Dave Kleiber
Kleiber Training Solutions
P.O. Box 772401
Steamboat Springs, CO 80477
(970) 846-8588


Sep 11 - 13 2024


All Day


Central Mountain Training Region - Pueblo, Colorado

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