Galil/ AK-47 Operator Course – 1 Day

Course Description


This course is designed to teach the fundamentals of shooting the Galil/ AK 47 based systems. The Galil is an enhanced AK 47 based rifle, but with better ergonomics and enhanced modularity.   This course will show the user the core manipulations, marksmanship and accessories that can enhance the systems use.  Because of the similar operating systems, the students can quickly become acquainted with the similarities of both platforms.  Your instruction will be conducted by members of the law enforcement and special operations community.

*Class registration opens January 1, 2022


*This course may require some moderate physical activity.

Core Topics

Some of the many topics covered include:

  • Ballistics
  • Function of the Galil/ AK family
  • Cleaning and Maintenance
  • Zeroing
  • Fundamentals of Shooting
  • Shooting from Various Positions
  • Reloads
  • Malfunction Clearance
  • High and Low Probability Hit Areas
  • Turns and pivots

*For additional questions contact us directly at or 717-695-2081 and reference the Galil/ AK 47 Operator Course.

West Shore Sportsman’s Association

564 Ridge Road
Lewisberry, PA 17339

Days Inn New Cumberland/Harrisburg South

(717) 774-4156
353 Lewisberry Road
New Cumberland, PA 17070

  • Free WiFi
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast

Best Western Plus New Cumberland Inn & Suites

(717) 774-4440
702 Limekiln Rd.
New Cumberland, PA 17070

  • Free WiFi
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast


  • None.  

Firearms Requirements:

  • Galil Rifle or AK 47 and sling, with 5 Serviceable 30 Round Magazines.
    • Rifle Magazine Carrier that Accommodates a Minimum of 2 Spare Magazines.

Ammunition Requirements:

  • 350 Rounds of ammunition (No AP/ steel core) or appropriate AK ammo (5.45×39/ 5.56/ 7.62×39)

Gear Requirements:

  • Seasonally Appropriate Clothing
  • Rain Gear
  • Hat
  • Knee Pads
  • Elbow Pads
  • Boots/Hiking Shoes
  • Sunscreen
  • Bug Spray
  • Water Bottle (Suggested)
  • Hearing & Eye Protection
  • Firearms Cleaning Kit

What does the cost of registration cover?

Cost will cover the course only. The student is responsible for costs associated with travel, lodging, meals (unless otherwise indicated), firearms (unless a loaner is requested), ammunition, and personal gear.

Do I need a background check to attend training?

Yes, unless you have a current state issued concealed carry permit.

*If so, then you will need to upload a copy of your permit and driver’s license during registration in lieu of a background check.

I don’t have a concealed carry permit. How do I obtain a background check?

Sentry Link offers a National Criminal Background Check for a fee of $19.95 per report.

Once the report is obtained send the report to to have it included with your registration packet. You can send the report via the “Share” button.

How do I pay for the course?

During the registration process, you will be asked to enter your payment information or voucher code in order to pay for the course. This payment is required to hold your place in the course due to class limits and the management of student / instructor ratios. Cost covers the course only (unless otherwise indicated). Students are responsible for costs associated with travel, lodging, meals, firearms (unless a loaner is requested), ammunition, and personal gear.

Refund/Reschedule Policy:

  • Cancellations: If you cancel no later than 30 days prior to the start of your course, your payment can be applied to a future course for up to one year. If you cancel within 30 days of your course start date, your payment is non-refundable. However, that balance may be applied to another course within one year.
  • Refunds: You can receive a full refund up to 30 days prior to the start of your course. Any amount over $250 is fully transferable or refundable if you cannot make the class for any reason, with or without notice.
  • Reschedule: You can reschedule up to 2 times without penalty. After that you are no longer eligible to transfer your payment to a future course and forfeit your refund.

Additional Questions?

See Course Terms and Conditions

Questions? Give us a call at: (717) 695-2081 or send us an email