VirTra Operators

  This 16 hour course is intended to train instructors on the correct usage of the VirTra Training Simulators.  During this course, participants will:

  • Start and shutdown the VirTra system using the directions provided in class using all the steps in the correct order
  • Trouble shoot problems with the VirTra system using the directions provided in class
  • Develop a 30 minute instruction session using the VirTra system to meet the criteria provided by the instructor
  • Participate in VirTra Training Sessions

VirTra Judgmental Use of Force & De-Escalation Scenario Training Simulators dramatically improve: 

  • Judgmental use of force
  • Situational & scenario awareness
  • Critical thinking
  • Communication skills
  • Decision making under stress
  • Reading body language and threat cues
  • Use of de-escalation techniques
  • Public and officer safety

To register for the course, contact your Training Manager to assign the training to you via Acadis

Upcoming classes are listed below.  Registration does not guarantee acceptance into the class.  Selections will be completed four weeks prior to the class; those accepted into the class will receive a notification at that time

If classes are full, or not available, please complete the  Course Interest Survey.  This is not a waiting list, but instead helps us see if there is enough interest to create another class.  If we schedule a session, we will contact everyone who has completed the survey and request that registration be completed. 


 

$200
Todd Brophy (Firearms Specialist/Instructor), Trina Ragaza (Administrative Assistant)

(206) 835-7341

Who can attend our classes?

This course is geared towards:

  • Agencies who want to use the VirTra system for in-service training
  • Firearms Instructors who will implement the virtual training as part of their program or who assist with Firearms instruction
  • TAC Officers and Instructors in Patrol Tactics, Force Options, Active Shooter and Patrol Procedure instruction at their Agency or for WSCJTC
 

Dress Code

Visitors attending training at the WSCJTC are encouraged to wear their agency logo shirt/uniform or agency ID badge while on campus. 

Visitors not wearing agency identification will need to check in at the front desk and wear a clip-on visitor's identification card.

Schedule

Class hours are 0800-1700, Monday – Friday, with the exception of State and Federal Holidays. 

Cancellation

To cancel registration, send email to appliedskills@cjtc.wa.gov . Cancellations must be received at least 14 days prior to class. 

Training sessions

Session Session Title Dates & Hours Location Status Cost
2026-2 VirTra Operators 1/5/2022 - 1/6/2022
Class Hours:
0800 - 1700
WSCJTC
19010 1st Avenue South
Burien, WA 98148
Open $200
2026-3 VirTra Operators 3/15/2022 - 3/16/2022
Class Hours:
0800 - 1700
WSCJTC
19010 1st Avenue South
Burien, WA 98148
Open $200
2026-1 VirTra Operators 7/12/2022 - 7/13/2022
Class Hours:
0800 - 1700
WSCJTC
19010 1st Avenue South
Burien, WA 98148
Open $200
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