DOJ Handgun and Rifle Instructor Certification Course

DOJ Handgun & Rifle Instructor Certification

Training Notice


June 21 - June 29, 2021

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Catalog number: 47-504-497
Monday - Friday (06/21-06/25)
Monday - Tuesday (06/28-06/29)

Course Description:  This 7 day/ 56 hr training will result in DOJ Certification as a handgun and rifle instructor for officers successfully completing the course. This is a comprehensive instructor training on the justification for the use of deadly force, and the function, disassembly, troubleshooting, cleaning, maintenance, loading, unloading, reloading, malfunction clears, transition procedures in handgun and the modern police rifle. Marksmanship and combat firing will be at ranges of 1 to 200 yards.

Tom Vande Berg

Materials/Equipment Needed:
Students must bring duty belt with handgun and at least 3 magazines.

56 hours T&S credit.

Class size:
Minimum 8 and class size will be limited to first 12 registered.

Important - please note:
By enrolling in classes, you agree to be responsible for the payment of related tuition and fees according to the college payment policy. Should you choose not to attend a class, you will need to drop it prior to the day it begins to avoid any charges. Any drops that occur on or after the first day of class will result in tuition charges to your account. Failure to pay your tuition bill can result is suspension of registration and records access, collection agency action and additional collection fees added to your balance.


WITC is an equal opportunity employer/educator functioning under the affirmative action plan. The Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or other applicable legislated categories, in its services, employment programs, and/or its educational programs and activities, including but not limited to admissions, treatment, and access. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies: Amanda Gohde, Director, Human Resources, Equal Opportunity/Access & Affirmative Action Officer, Administrative Office, 505 Pine Ridge Drive, Shell Lake WI 54871, 715.468.2815 ext. 2240, TTY 711, Email Amanda Gohde. Program information or assistance regarding requests for reasonable accommodation under the Americans With Disabilities Act can be obtained from the College Affirmative Action Office.


Rice Lake Police Department Range

2074 23rd Street
Rice Lake, WI 54868

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Contact Information

Jennifer Ruid

800.243.9482, ext. 5488

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Course Fee: $300

To pre-register, complete registration form in link below:

  • Mail to: Jennifer Ruid, WITC, 1900 College Drive, Rice Lake, WI 54868
  • Email: Fill in information, save file, attach to email and send to Jennifer Ruid


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