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Sub-Machinegun Instructor Training Program (SMGITP)

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The Submachine Gun Instructor Training Program (SMGITP) is a one week program, designed to train the law enforcement officer to be a submachine gun instructor with knowledge in course of fire development, nomenclature, safety rules, safe handling, loading and unloading, safe operation and maintenance of multiple submachine guns. The submachine guns used in this program include: H&K MP-5 and UMP-40, Colt M-4 and SMG (9mm) and the FN P90.  These weapons are provided if you do not have your own.

Graduation from the program requires the firing of two qualification courses.  One qualification course uses the H&K MP-5 and the other uses the Colt M-4.

Type: Advanced

Length: 5 class days


Instructors assigned to coordinate and work with these programs have a significant background in law enforcement/military and special weapons training.  The instructional staff includes personnel from federal, military, state and municipal law enforcement agencies.  All instructors assigned to teach in these programs attend special instructor training programs in the disciplines assigned.

Prerequisites for Attendance

The training is open to any full-time law enforcement officer who has completed at least a basic firearms training program. The applicant must also be able to pass a FLETC health screening.

Additional Information

Participants in this training program should bring the following equipment issued/used in their field assignment.

  • Submachine gun (if allowed by your agency/department)
  • Handgun (if allowed by your agency/department)
  • All Web gear, magazines, etc...

Upon request, this program is also available as an export to an agency’s location.

Contact Information

If you need additional information or have questions about the advanced training programs offered by FAD, please refer to the contact information below.

FAD, Building 166
1131 Chapel Crossing Road
Glynco, GA  31524

Telephone:  912-267-2278

Training Dates

SMGITP-201 / Glynco, GA -- Jun 11, 2012 to Jun 15, 2012