Northwest Indiana Law Enforcement Academy

LETB Firearms Instructor

Course Information

Course ID: 2023-200
Course Start: 6/5/2023
Course End: 6/9/2023
Course Time: 6/5/2023 12:00 AM to 6/9/2023 12:00 AM
Course Days: MTWHF
Course Hours: 40.00

Location Information

509 Douglas St
Hammond, IN 46320

Pricing Information

Member Tuition: 0.00
Non Member Tuition: 0.00

Class Participant Information

Class Maximum Size: 20

Course Description

Please contact NILEA to register . This course is only open to NILEA members and will be held at the Hammond Range. 

Only individuals who meet the following requirements will be enrolled:

-Basic graduate with a minimum of 3 years law enforcement experience or an approved ILEA waiver for extenuating circumstances. 
-Successful completion of the Proficiency Pre-Qualification test.
-Successful completion of LETB approved Instructor Development.


This course includes how to organize and conduct firearms training programs, when lethal force should and should not be used, and how to maintain and improve proficiency levels. As a part of this course, the candidate will be assigned to a group, where the group will be responsible for designing and conducting a Firearms Live Fire program. 

They will be evaluated on the following areas:
-Written course objectives
-Written lesson plans
-Live fire course diagrams
-Acting as a range safety officer
-Acting as a lead instructor

Also, as part of the course each candidate will be tested and evaluated on the following skills:
-Draw Stroke
-Flashlight techniques
-Combat/Tactical magazine drills
-Movement drill
-Malfunction clearance drill

Course Materials

Students will need to bring
-Safety Equipment
-Writing Utensil