Level I Pistol Operator Course – 2 Day

Course Description


This is an introduction to the fundamentals and deployment of the pistol for defensive purposes.

Students will have an opportunity to shoot IWI US firearms at the end of the course and receive discounts on an IWI firearm and discounts at the webstore.

*This course requires a degree of physical exertion.  Light running, standing, kneeling and prone are part of the training curriculum.

Core Topics

Core topics that will be covered include:

  • Equipment selection
  • Marksmanship and shooting mechanics
  • Recoil Management in multiple round engagements
  • Presentations from the holster
  • Multiple targets/ high and low probability
  • Reloads and malfunctions
  • Carry methods for movement
  • Kneeling positions
  • Use of cover

*For additional questions contact us directly at training@iwi.us or 717-695-2081 and reference the Pistol Operator Course.

Lebanon County Police Combat Pistol Club

1855 Russel Road
Lebanon, PA 17046

Days Inn by Wyndham Lebanon Valley

625 Quentin Rd
Lebanon, PA 17042
Telephone: (717) 306-9466

  • Free WiFi
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast


Hampton Inn Lebanon

1601 East Cumberland St.
Lebanon, PA 17042
Telephone: (717) 277-7221

  • Free WiFi
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast


Holiday Inn Express Jonestown – Ft. Indiantown Gap, an IHG Hotel

3 Everest Lane
Jonestown, PA 17038
Telephone: (717) 865-4064

  • Free WiFi
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast

Firearms Requirements:

  • Pistol and 3 high-capacity magazines or 5 magazines for magazines with 10 rounds or less
  • Holster, magazine pouch (student needs to carry at least 2 magazines on their person)
  • Suitable belt for holding a loaded pistol and loaded magazines

Serpa and Nylon holsters will not be allowed for this training.

Ammunition Requirements:

  • 600 Rounds of serviceable ammunitio

Gear Requirements:

  • Hearing Protection
  • Eye Protection
  • Knee Pads
  • Hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Bug spray
  • Boots / Hiking Shoes
  • Rain Gear
  • Jacket (Seasonal)
  • Water Bottle
  • Cleaning Kit

For additional gear suggestions please go to our web store here.

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 training@iwi.us 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.
  • Re-Schedules: 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 training@iwi.us