SWAT Team Leader Course

SWAT TEAM LEADER

40 HOUR

Course Overview

This 40-hour course includes approximately 50% practical field exercises and scenario-based training. The focus of the scenario training is practicing the function and role of the TL in planning, decision making, team management, and contingency planning and execution, along with other critical aspects.

This is an intensive critical thinking and practical application class, with real time decision-making. You won’t be sitting around wondering when they will refill the coffee, or how you will stay awake around 3-4pm. In this course you will have the chance to test run the information you learn during the lectures. There will also be mini projects and class presentations, with several projects performed as field training exercises.

The foundation of these courses, as with all Onyx Training courses, is a human-centered, principle based approach to decision making and problem solving. We believe police officers must be competent in their critical thinking and problem solving skills, or they can never be the best version of a guardian they can be for the community they serve.

Deescalation and communication training is practiced as a foundation of all courses

Course Contents

Roles/Responsibilities of Team Leader in:

      Barricade Operations

      High Risk Warrant Service

      Hostage Rescue, crisis/deliberate

Team Logistics and Training Considerations

Deescalation, effective communication

 

Less Lethal Munitions/Decision-Making

Group and pairs class projects

Tabletop discussions and critical incident debriefs

Daily Scenario/force on force Training

And much more!

We don't do T-shirts

 

All participants will receive one of the gifts pictured, in addition to useful items we hand out in our other tactical courses.

We also have daily and one weekly raffle, where we give away more gear.

Course Length

40 Hours

Can be 4-5 Days in length, depending on scheduling requirements

Course Cost

$750

Costs: Per/Attendee, Min=8, Max=20

Host: 1 free spot for each 10 paid

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