AUTHORIZATION TO CARRY ( ATC ) GUIDELINES ON USE OF FORCE AND FIREARM PROFICIENCY Online Study Guide
This is a free online course to help you prepare for your Use Of Force course and rewarding career in the Armoured Car Industry.
DISCLAIMER AND ACKNOWLEDGEMENT
The following Armoured Car Guard Use of Force Online Study Guide has been prepared by BC Firearms Academy. The Chief Firearms Officers of each province and territory is responsible for issuing ATCs. The Armoured Car Guard Use of Force Online Study Guide is applicable only to individuals who wish to obtain an authorization to carry for work in the armed security industry and are not to be given any wider application.
We will discuss minimum standards to be achieved by participants in the use of force and firearm proficiency course. It is acknowledged by any other person using the Guidelines that the Guidelines are premised on the use of properly trained and qualified instructors to teach firearm proficiency and use of force, as outlined by federal and provincial legislation.
BC Firearms Academy is not responsible, in whole or in part, for any misuse made of the Armoured Car Guard Use of Force Online Study Guide, including but not limited to, the use of the online course by a person or persons not properly qualified to provide instruction in the use of force and firearm proficiency.
The Chief Firearms Officer of each province or territory is wholly responsible for the issuance of the authorization to carry. While the Armoured Car Guard Use of Force Online Study Guide may be useful in assessing an applicant’s suitability to hold an authorization to carry, each case should be looked at individually prior to the issuance of the authorization to carry by the Chief Firearms Officer. BC Firearms Academy is not responsible, in whole or in part, for any accidental, negligent or intentional misuse of a firearm by an individual to whom an authorization to carry was issued following a course in firearm proficiency and use of force, whether or not this online course was used. “Terms & Conditions“
You will receive a certificate as proof of completion
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Threat Assessment To help assess potential threats, keep distances from people when possible and avoid danger zones… Minimize the distance between the armoured truck and building entrances. Be aware of… Related
Tactical Considerations Armoured car guards must continually assess potential threat situations in order to take appropriate action to minimize the risk to themselves and to the public. Police officers base… Related
Tactical Considerations Use of Cover Develop the habit of scouting every location for cover. Do not confuse cover for concealment. Cover and Concealment COVER: Offers protection from being seen and… Related
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