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Monthly Open Meeting
First & Third Tuesday
10am
NEW Statewide Firearms Standard
Voted January 2024



 

RECERT CHEATSHEET 2024

1.

Shoot your qual, photograph it, and upload it into your portal.
You can do this on your own, no special supervision is needed.

2

Sign up for a classroom session

starting September throughout the region

3

Once both are completed apply for certification

Refer to the official notice sent out by MPTC, this is only an outline of some of the key points.

EXECUTIVE TEAM

Statewide Coordinator

  • Jason Brennan

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Regional Representatives

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LEVELING STATUS

CLASSIFICATION 2020 (levels are being phased out)
 

Level 1 = Firearms Instructor (FI)

Level 2-3 = Lead Instructor (LI)

Level 3 = Instructor Trainer (IT)
 

FIREARMS INSTRUCTOR (FI) 
 (choose Firearms Instructor date for recert)
All Instructors in Massachusetts will be classed as Firearms Instructors.

  • No geographical boundary

  • Can qualify and train officers to MPTC Standards

  • Can assistant at academy or reserve class

    • Must meet perquisites to assist

      • See perquisites

    • Must be invited by LI

    • Cannot be lead at any program
       

LEAD INSTRUCTOR (LI)    
(choose Lead Instructor date for Recert)

Instructor cadre certified to be Lead instructor at MPTC certified academy or teach the 56hr reserve basic program
 

  • Lead at academy

  • Can choose FI to assist at academy classes

    • Must meet perquisites

  • Lead Reserve 56hr program

  • MUST attend Lead Instructor recert every 2years

  • Responsible to oversee and ensure the program is being run to MPTC standards
     

INSTRUCTOR TRAINER (IT)  
(choose Instructor Trainer date for Recert)

Instructor cadre certified to create new firearms instructors and run other MPTC certified programs.
 

  • Teach and certify new instructors

  • Run specialized programs for MPTC

  • Run Instructor development programs

  • Lead at academy or reserve programs

  • Assist Special Service Team

RECERTIFICATIONS

RECLASSIFICATION/
RECERTIFICATION

 

  • ALL RECERTS WILL BE VALID FOR 2yrs
    Firearms 2020, 2022, 2024 etc
    Less Lethal 2021,23,25

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