North Carolina Justice Academy

North Carolina Department of Justice

OC Aerosol Instructor Certification - CTS

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

General Information:

This course is taught by staff from Combined Tactical Systems and is part of a 4-day instructor certification program. Applicants may elect to attend the complete 4-day program at a cost of $795.00, or attend the individual course(s) of their choice. Cost of each individual course is listed in the tuition/fee box for the specific course offering (see below).

Course includes 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 this class 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 the course, officers attending will be certified to instruct within their agencies. 

Course Fee:

This one class is $100.00. It is $795.00 for all four classes.
All Four Classes:
Chemical Munitions Instructor Certification - CTS 
Flash Bangs Instructor Certification - CTS
Less Lethal Impact Instructor Certification - CTS
OC Aerosol Instructor Certification - CTS

Dual Registration:

Applicants must register and pay with Combined Tactical Systems: Any cancellations must be made in writing to CTS 30 days prior to the class start date.
  1. Registration link : Please contact Dan Miller with any questions (724) 932-2177 ext 110 or
  2. NCJA Registration- if you taking the full 4 days - you must register for each individual class in the portal. Cut off date is 2/7/18. Register 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:

Jesse Kittrell

Length of Course:

8 hours

Instructor Certification Program - 4 Days