Entry-Level Shotgun Training (08E)


The 08E Entry-level Shotgun Training course is a DCJS basic shotgun handling course.



The 08E Entry-level Shotgun Training course is a DCJS basic shotgun handling course that will consist of the following curriculum:

  • Shotgun handling
  • Types of slings
  • Carry positions
  • Chambering
  • Reloading
  • Transition to sidearm
  • Malfunctions
  • Care and maintenance
  • Shotgun retention
  • Safety
  • Dim/low light shooting
  • Fundamentals of shooting

This is a 3-hour course. Completion of this course will require the student to pass a written examination and range qualification. View the Entry-level Shotgun Training (08E) course description on the VA DCJS training website.

Aspis Training Center
11244 Waples Mill Rd
Fairfax, VA 22030
United States

(703) 424-5756