This 5 day CLEET accredited 50 hour course will cover all the basic topics an operator should know. This will be a hard charging class! Come prepared for long training days and to learn! Classroom time will be limited you will be TRAINING. Active participation will be mandatory. You will be expected to participate and to learn. Course curriculum will include the following and much more:

  • SWAT History/Background
  • Policies & Procedures
  • Role of SWAT
  • Mental Mindset
  • Team Selection Process
  • Equipment Selection
  • Incident Management
  • Use of Assets
  • Op Plans/Warning Orders


  • Scouting
  • Room Clearing
  • NFDD’s
  • Mechanical Breaching
  • Vehicle Assaults
  • Firearms Transitions
  • Legal issues
  • Shooting on the move
  • Port and cover


Required Equipment:

  • Helmet
  • 2 NFDD’s Per Agency
  • Primary Shoulder Weapon w/Sling & 3 Magazines
  • Hydration System
  • Handgun w/holster & 3 Magazines
  • Any range appropriate gear
  • Vest
  • Flashlight
  • Weapon Cleaning Equipment
  • Goggles
  • 1000 rounds handgun ammunition
  • Eye & Ear Protection
  • Assault Vest or LBE
  • Minimum 750 rounds for Primary Shoulder weapon




COURSE TUITION: $750.00 per student. Students attending may stay free of charge at the BadLands dormitory. Dormitory is over 7500 Sq feet of floor space and has fully operational kitchen, and shower facilities. Students will need to bring a cot, sleeping bag, and toiletry items.