North Carolina Justice Academy

North Carolina Department of Justice

Chemical Munitions Instructor Certification

Please check our "Available Training" page for the most current status of the course. 

Brief Description:

Impact Munitions Instructor Certification Course

Full Description:

These courses are taught by staff from Safariland and are part of a 4-day instructor certification program. Applicants may elect to attend the complete 4-day program at a cost of $895.00, or attend the individual course(s) of their choice.  The individual courses are:
             Less Lethal Impact Munitions Instructor Certification 
             Chemical Munitions Instructor Certification
             Distraction Devices Instructor Certification
             OC Aerosol Instructor Certification
For more information: Less-Lethal Instructor Program 4 day Course.
Flyer for 4-day course or you can just take one course.
Courses include both classroom and range exercises focusing on the history, nomenclature, applications, use of force consideration, training and legalities of less lethal munitions, as well as integrating less lethal munitions into current departmental methods.

Resources Required:

All students attending these courses will be required to have a notebook, pen and pencil, as well as safety equipment such as Nomex type gloves, earplugs and glasses. It is recommended that attending officers wear either tactical B.D.U.'s or casual dress clothing and bring their departmental issued 12 gauge less-lethal deployment systems. 
For flashbangs, you cannot order destructive devices/NFDD/LSDD from any manufacturer unless you have a current training certification; the ATF requires an active certification for purchasing dest.

Reporting Instructions:

Class time will be from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm each day and a mandatory test will be given at the end of each topic covered. Upon successful completion of each course, officers attending will be certified to instruct within their agencies.


  1. Register and remit payment through Click on the course name. POC - or 1-800-347-1200.
  2. Register for ALL NCJA classes (traditional classroom and online) on our  North Carolina Justice Academy Training Portal. After signing in to the portal, you can view ALL available classes. If you don’t have a portal account, instructions for creating one are located here.



Course Coordinator:

Richard White

Length of Each Course:

One day - 8 hours