Annual Training Courses
located at SWATMOD in St. Cloud , MN
SWATMOD’s POST Certified Basic Armored Vehicle Operations courses
held in St. Cloud, MN, will help you become a safer, more proficient driver
of your department’s armored vehicle.
All 2023 courses at SWATMOD (in St. Cloud MN) have been completed.
Stay tuned for 2024 dates to be posted.
General class information posted below.
Cost for training held at our facility:
$250 per student
Our MRAP driver training includes time in the classroom, basic skills (in vehicle) driving instruction, and drive time on both our on-road and off-road courses.
Course Timeline and Instruction Outline:
Depending on the class size, a typical day of training is 8-10 hours, which includes a 1-hour lunch break.
1.5 hours of classroom instruction (includes full Powerpoint presentation)
1 hour of hands-on skill training (includes vehicle walk-around)
1.5 hours of basic course driving (forward, backing, acceleration/deceleration, braking, parking, etc)
3 hours of roadway and off-road driving (rural roads, light traffic, lane placement, curves, hills, terrain, side grades, etc.)
1 hour of individual driving exams.
Sign up coming soon for 2024 training options. Stay tuned!