Available Civilian Training Courses​​

  • Handgun
  • Shotgun
  • Carbine
  • Firefighter Training Academy
  • Open Enrollment Tactical Training


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High Threat Contractor Course (HTCC)

This course focuses on High Threat PSD Tactics not shooting fundamentals. 

HTCC

  • Protection Principals
  • Foot Formations
  • Motorcade Operations
  • Protective Operations
  • U.S. Department of State Diplomatic Security WPPS Firearms Qualification course of fire:
    • Handgun (25 to 3 yards) Izzy target from concealment
    • Handgun (25 to 3 yards) Izzy target with drop leg holster
    • Carbine (100 to 15 yards) Izzy target

Prerequisites

  • Handgun 1 or equivalent
  • Carbine 1 or equivalent

Required Material

  • Carbine or AK47 w/sling
  • Handgun w/holster (drop leg preferred but not required)
  • 500 Rounds (Carbine or AK)
  • 150 Rounds (Handgun)
  • Clear and Tinted Eye Protection
  • Magazines (3 Handgun/4 Carbine or AK)
  • Magazine Pouches (Handgun/Carbine or AK)
  • Cap (Baseball Style)
  • Knee and Elbow Pads
  • Shemag
  • Weapons Cleaning Kit
  • Hydration System
  • Food (2 DOS)
  • Helmet (optional)
  • Plates and Plate Carrier (optional)


Entry Level Room Clearing

Realistic training provides students with the critical skills that are needed in life threatening situations encountered while performing job/mission for Police, Military or Security personnel as well as the armed citizen.

This is a 2 Day course with 2 distinct classes:

  • Day 1 - Principals of Entry Level Room Clearing
  • Day 2 - Principles of Low Light Engagement

Prerequisites

  • Basic Weapons Handling and Marksmanship

Required Material

  • Simunition Guns, FX Marking Cartridges & Safety equipment (Provided w/tuition)
  • Long Sleeve
  • Flashlights


CCJA One Day Driving Course

CCJA’s one day driving course is an intensive course designed to provide classroom and practical training on driving techniques used by driving professionals to identify and evade terrorist and criminal threats in the tactical environment. Training emphasizes mental preparedness to evaluate situations and react effectively. Students will learn to escape and evade from a variety of ambush and assault scenarios:

Driving Course Scenarios

  • Straight Line Braking Drills
  • Turning and Braking Drills
  • Braking and Turning Drills
  • Slalom
  • Multiple Avoidance Driving Drills
  • Instinctive Response Drills (with surprise)
  • Skid Control and Skid Pad
  • Off Road Recovery
  • Unkown or uncertain “Rules of the Road”
  • Driving in close proximity and constant movement
  • High speed driving techniques
  • Minimum visual distance considerations
  • Intersections and stop signs
  • Whole road concepts
  • Cornering techniques
  • Braking zones
  • Turning and braking entering a corner
  • Getting the vehicle pointed and balanced
  • Exiting the corner under control
  • Setting up for he corner


Tactical SWAT Medicine

CCJA's Tactical Medicine course is a military & law enforcement agency private security contractor based program designed for EMS and medical professionals of all levels of training and offers a 1 week (40 Hour) comprehensive tactical medicine curriculum. CCJA integrates both medical and tactical education; hands on training, scenario based teaching, firearms instruction and personalized attention.

The course covers the essential curriculum of tactical medicine, including tactical patient assessment, expedient extrication and evacuation, and self-defense skill. It also goes into depth about the specialized equipment and techniques used by medicine professionals with TEMS training and certification.

Tactical Medicine

  • Students must be 16 years or older.
  • Hold an approved/current cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) - (Students enrolled in the accelerated EMT-B who are not CPR certified MAY be eligible CPR training at no cost).

Prerequisites

This course is open to First Responders, EMT's. Enhanced, Intermediate, Paramedics, Navy Corpsman, Army Medics, Air Force PJs, Nurses, Physicians Assistants, Physicians and Surgeons that are actively involved in providing emergency medical support for military and law enforcement or private security and special operation teams.

Required Material

American College of Emergency Physicians. Tactical Medical Essentials. ISBN 9780763778217.



Accelerated EMT-B Program (16 Days)

The EMT course is designed to provide training to prepare an individual to function independently in a medical emergency. This course provides the basic knowledge and skills needed to provide basic life support (BLS) care and is required to progress to more advanced levels of pre-hospital patient care.

Upon successful completion of the EMT course students will be capable of performing:

  • Recognize the nature and seriousness of the patient's condition or extent of injury to assess requirements for emergency care.
  • Administer appropriate emergency care to stabilize the patient's condition.
  • Lift, move, position and otherwise handle the patient in a way as to minimize discomfort and further injury.

EMT-B

Course Description: The student will be able to do the following: describe the role of the Emergency Medical Technician in an emergency medical services system, perform patient assessment on patients with traumatic injuries and patients with medical emergencies, manage a multi-casualty incident including triage, correctly manage traumatic injuries to the body and its systems, as well as medical emergencies of varying types and causes; perform lifting and moving techniques and light extrication. The student will describe current EMS law as it applies to the EMT. This course provides the basic knowledge and skills needed to provide basic life support (BLS) care and is required to progress to more advanced levels of pre-hospital patient care. Certification requires successful completion of a Virginia practical skills and the National Registry written examinations.

  • Students must be 16 years or older.
  • Hold an approved/current cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) - (Students enrolled in the accelerated EMT-B who are not CPR certified MAY be eligible CPR training at no cost).
  • Classroom and Skills Instruction (144 hours)
  • Clinical/Field Rotations (10 hours)

Required Material

  • Laptop or Computer Access
  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS) Emergency Care and Transportation of the Sick and Injured Edition: 11th **Must be the Premier Package
  • Clinical Uniform
  • State Practical Examinations are conducted off site by Virginia Regional EMS Councils.

CCJA sets aside weekends for most of our Open Enrollment/Civilian Training. You have taken the first step in your training journey by visiting our website. Whether your focus is marksmanship development or defensive/tactical use of firearms we have the courses designed for novice and experienced shooters alike.


Training consist of both classroom and practical application reinforcing safe weapons handling during live fire exercises. Our instructor to student ration is 5 to 1, ensuring students get the attention you deserve to safely and rapidly hone your new skills.


At the completion of this course you will have the necessary tools, skills, and techniques to continue your training correctly on your own. A certificate will be awarded after successful completion of the course.

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Handgun

Available Course(s)

Develop safe weapon handling skills and weapon fundamentals

  • Safety Rules
  • Marksmanship Fundamentals (Front Sight & Trigger Control)
  • Weapons Malfunctions (Type I/II/III)
  • Weapons Draw (5 Step)

Develop tactical skills, reduce reaction time and increase efficiency, accuracy and confidence.

  • Handgun I
  • Stance and Grip
  • Firing Techniques
  • Reload and Malfunction
  • Multiple Targets
  • Fire and Maneuver
  • Firing Positioning
  • Strong/Support hand firing
  • Low Light Shooting Techniques

Diagnostics exercise, analysis, and improvement of the shooter's core technical skills.

  • Handgun I & II
  • Diagnostics Exercise (Torture Dots)
  • Reloading (Speed, Tactical, Emergency)
  • Concealed Carry
  • Shooting From and Around Vehicles
  • House Movement & Tactics
  • Ground Fighting
  • Stress Course
  • Diagnostics Exercise (Improvement Evaluation)

Required Material

Pistol, Holster, Magazines (3), Magazine Holders, Belt, Wraparound Eye Protection, Ear Protection, Rain Gear, Weapons Cleaning Kit, Appropriate Clothing.

Ammunition:

300 Rounds (Handgun)



Shotgun

Available Course(s)

Develop safe weapon handling skills and weapon fundamentals

  • Safety Rules
  • Marksmanship Fundamentals (Front Sight & Trigger Control)
  • Patterns & Ammunition
  • Slug Sight-In
  • Multiple Targets
  • Reload (Tactical & Combat)
  • Weapons Transition (Shotgun to Pistol)
  • Malfunctions
  • Shooting Positions
  • Fire & Maneuver
  • Barricades/Cover

Develop tactical skills, reduce reaction time and increase efficiency, accuracy and confidence.

  • Shotgun I
  • Characteristics and Accessories
  • Carrying Techniques (High/Low Port)
  • Ammunition Change Over
  • Low Light Shooting Techniques

Required Material

Shotgun, Sling, Ammunition Holder, Wraparound Eye Protection, Ear Protection, Baseball Cap, Weapons Cleaning Kit, Appropriate Clothing, Pistol, Holster, Magazines (3), Magazine Holders, Belt.

Ammunition:

  • 100 Rounds (Bird Shot)
  • 25 Rounds (00 Buck)
  • 20 Rounds (Slug)
  • 100 Rounds (Handgun)


Carbine

Available Course(s)

Develop safe weapon handling skills and weapon fundamentals

  • Safety Rules
  • Marksmanship Fundamentals
  • WeaponsMalfunction (Type I/II/III)
  • Maintenance
  • Weapons Handling
  • Shooting Techniques (Cover/Barricade)
  • Weapons Transition (Carbine to Handgun)

Develop tactical skills, reduce reaction time and increase efficiency, accuracy and confidence.

  • Carbine I
  • Gear Placement
  • Stance and Grip
  • Firing Techniques
  • Reload and Malfunction
  • Multiple Targets
  • Fire and Maneuver
  • Firing Positioning
  • Strong/Support hand firing
  • Low Light Shooting Techniques

Diagnostics exercise, analysis, and improvement of the shooter's core technical skills.

  • Carbine I & II
  • Diagnostics Exercise (Torture Dots)
  • Reloading (Speed, Tactical, Emergency)
  • Concealed Carry
  • Shooting From and Around Vehicles
  • House Movement & Tactics
  • Ground Fighting
  • Stress Course
  • Diagnostics Exercise (Improvement Evaluation)

Required Material

  • Rifle/Carbine (M4/AR-15/M16/AK/H&K/FN)
  • Tactical Sling, 30 Round Magazine (3), Magazine Pouch (Carbine & Pistol), Handgun w/Semi-Auto Strong Side Holster, Pistol Magazines (3), Handheld light/pouch, Spare Batteries, Knee Pads, Wraparound Eye Protection, Ear Protection, Cap, Gloves, Weapon Cleaning Kit, Spare (Parts & Firearms)

Ammunition:

  • 500 Rounds (Carbine)
  • 100 Rounds (Handgun)

REGISTER for class today! Online registration DOES NOT guarantee a class seat. A minimum deposit of 50% is required (Deposits are non-refundable). Please call (540) 322-3000.

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Firefighter Recruit Academy

State of Virginia approved and recognized by the National Board on Fire Service Professionals (PRO Board). Upon successful completion graduates are ELIGIBLE to apply as a Firefighter throughout the United States. This program is an intensive 4 WEEK boot camp taught by experienced staff. Students who successfully complete the program MAY also apply for the EMT-B. Students interested in this course MUST call for details.

Available Course(s)

  • Firefighter 1 (NFPA 1001)
  • Firefighter 2 (NFPA 1001)
  • HazMat Awareness (NFP 472)
  • HazMat Operations (NFPA 472)

Required Material

PPE and SCBA may be purchased or rented from CCJA.

Commonwealth Criminal Justice Academy