Advanced Marksmanship Instructor Course (AMI)
Course Contact: (910) 376-6623
This two week course delivers advanced tactical marksmanship training and coaching techniques to prepare graduates to perform as Marksmanship Unit Master Trainers. AMI is designated as a high risk training course.
This course consists of classroom instruction and instructor-led/supervised advanced practical exercises (drills) at the small group level. AMI students are observed during a concentrated advanced tactical marksmanship course of instruction while being supervised and mentored by a senior instructor. The student must pass with a GO in the GO/NO-GO criteria to successfully complete the course.
*Parent commands are responsible for ensuring course prerequisites are met and verifying documentation is correct/up to date (all documentation shall be hand carried). All documentation will be reviewed upon arrival to SMTC and members arriving without prerequisites/documentation shall be disenrolled.
- Students must have successfully graduated TTC/BTOC (member must provide graduation certificate).
- Student must be a qualified member of a Maritime Security Response Team (MSRT), Maritime Safety and Security Team (MSST), or Tactical Law Enforcement Team (TACLET) for at least 6 months.
- Students must have successfully graduated USCG Small Arms Instructor (SAI) / Fire Arms Instructor (FAI) Course (member must provide graduation certificate).
- Student must have a favorable command endorsement.
- Student must report with medical records on the day of in-processing (Actual Medical Record).
- Student must have a current periodic physical and must not possess a medical profile that would prohibit participation in training and must not be taking any medications that may affect reflexes or judgment.
- Student must have vision correctable to 20/20 in each eye, if wearing correctable lenses.
- Student must meet and maintain the current height and weight standards (reference ALCOAST 468_09) and update physical characteristics in Direct Access a minimum of 30 days prior to the first day of the course.
- Student must have no convictions of domestic abuse/violence that precludes the issuance and use of a weapon.
- Student must have no history of alcohol or drug abuse and no court martial during current enlistment.
- Student must be weapon qualified on the following:
- PQS qualified for the Sig P229R DAK PDW, Remington Model 870 Riot Shotgun, MK-18 as per Ordnance Manual COMDTINST 8000.2 (series). PQS shall be completed within 90 days of report date. (PQS will be confirmed upon arrival to SMTC and failure may result in disenrollment). *Hyperlink in blue provides a checklist of items that will be verified upon reporting to SMTC.
- Student must be current on the Practical Pistol Course (Sig P229R DAK PDW), Remington Model 870 Riot Shotgun and the Combat Rifle Course (CRC) (MK18) as per Ordnance Manual COMDTINST 8000.2 (series) and properly annotated on form CG-3029 (Small Arms Record Firing Report).
- Student must be current on judgmental pistol course (JPC/JUFE) and properly annotated on form CG-3029.
- Student must be qualified physically:
- Memo from parent command stating student successfully completed the GO/NO GO Physical Fitness Test in reference to BO BTM PQS COMDTINST M16247.3D, within six months of convening class date. (Commands requesting attendance of unit personnel must provide in the request information certifying how the prerequisites were met).
An equipment list is located on the SMTC Portal and can be accessed through a workstation III.
CG Portal - SMTC