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These approvals are for individuals to instruct only to those individuals applying for a license through the Professional Licensing Section.

Approved Firearm Instructors


The Firearms 40 hour course covers ONLY a day and low light shoot. Another day shoot must be done within the calendar year – 90 days later. To remain qualified, firearms qualifications must be done three times per calendar year, with the two day shoots at least 90 days apart. The low light shoot may be combined with one of the day shoots.

Before applying to become an approved FA instructor, please review the information at each link below:

Firearms Guidelines & Curriculum

Firearm Certification/Recertification Form

Bail Enforcement Agent Law Rules & Regulations- Firearms

Constables Law Rules & Regulations- Firearms

Firearms Security Guard – Armored Car Guard Law Rules & Regulations- Firearms

Firearm Weapon Change/Add Form


To become an approved FA instructor please complete the form below:

FA Instructor Information Form

  • Please submit current proof of certification by the National Rifle Association as a NRA LE instructor, a law enforcement training and standards commission (i.e. C.O.P.T.), and/or another professional firearms training institution as a “certified law enforcement firearms instructor”.  All certifications must have an expiration date listed.
  • Please contact Wendy S. Meyers at 302-672-5305 or wendy.meyers@delaware.gov for more information.

Private Security Guard Training

To become an approved mandatory security guard instructor you must pass the Train the Trainer course taught by Delaware Technical Community College.  You must be employed by a Delaware State Police licensed Security Guard Agency and you must present written approval from the agency to train their employees.  You can only train individuals for the agencies that employ you as per the Administrative Code, Title 24, Section 4.0.

SG Training Certificate


Related Links:

Delaware Code

Rules and Regulations


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