Rule 02:01:06:17.05 Standards for authorization to act as firearms instructor.
2:01:06:17.05. Standards for authorization to act as firearms
instructor. The commission or the executive secretary may authorize an
individual to act as a firearms instructor under § 2:01:06:17.01, if the
individual successfully completes the following courses:
(1) A law enforcement
handgun instructor course which, at a minimum, addresses the following subject
(a) Liability and use
(b) Safety and basic
(c) Basic handling and
operation of handguns;
(d) Fundamentals of
shooting and remediation of shooting errors; and
(e) Skill building and
(2) An instructor
development course or a similar course of study that includes the development
of lesson plans, teaching objectives, and test questions.
A firearms instructor must
successfully complete a minimum of 24 hours of continuing education in the
areas listed in subdivision (1) or (2), every four calendar years, beginning
January 1, 2009. If a firearms instructor fails to meet or maintain the
training requirements listed in this section, the instructor's authorization to
act as a commission-approved firearms instructor is suspended until such time
as the appropriate training has been successfully completed and approved by the
commission or executive secretary.
35 SDR 171, effective December 30, 2008.
Authority: SDCL 23-3-35(1)(3), 23-3-42.
Implemented: SDCL 23-3-26, 23-3-42.
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