Learn from the Best.

FN Certified Instructors are committed to providing quality, comprehensive instruction for all FN firearms and less lethal products. Enrollment in courses offered by FN is catered to law enforcement, corrections, active military, private security communities and FN distributor and dealer employees. Qualified civilian professionals are eligible for some courses through special arrangements.

All FN training courses combine hands-on learning, practical exercises and written examinations, for a valuable learning experience.

Classes involve dynamic interaction with FN certified instructors where students have an opportunity for Q&A during instruction and open dialogue with students from various backgrounds. Classes are conducted at FN’s facilities in Columbia, South Carolina, Fredericksburg, Virginia, or at an authorized FN offsite host agency.

The primary training location is in Virginia. The South Carolina facility is intended for training individuals and agencies located the same region.

Available Courses

FN currently offers two course types:

  1. Factory Certified Armorer’s Training courses involve the removal, disassembly, repair and/or replacement of component parts, conduct the appropriate inspection, gauging and adjustment of FN firearms and less lethal systems
  2. NET courses involve basic operator maintenance, firearm cleaning, static shooting techniques and common functionality drills.

Please Note: Starting in 2018 the M249 Armorer course will be offered in combination with the MK46 and/or MK48 at a discounted price (see table below).

       Course Bundles Total Value You Pay Savings
M249   +   MK46    OR      MK48    $1,226    $1,000    $226
M249   +   MK46   AND    MK48    $1,839    $1,226    $613

Each of the machine gun armorer courses are offered separately at full price.

The M240 Armorer is only offered as a stand-alone course.

Courses held in Columbia or Fredericksburg will include:

FN certified factory instructor/employee

Utilizing equipment




Instructor Monitors

Training firearms

Instructional materials

Certificate of Completion

Courses held at Host Agency will include:

FN certified factory instructor/employee

Utilizing Host Agency’s equipment

Training firearms

Instructional materials

Certificate of Completion

Host Agency Requirements:

Appropriate range for type of training

Minimum 10 students – host agency will receive complimentary tuition for two students with every ten paid registrants.

Classroom that can accommodate 15-20 people

Workable table


Projector and screen

If your agency would like to host a class,  please complete the

Agency Training Request Online Form.

See All Armorer Courses

See All NET Courses

All courses are conducted in English and all students should be able to understand and speak English adequately. Students not able to understand instructions in English may be asked to withdraw for safety considerations. Courses are offered in other languages by special arrangement.

We are unable to conduct training in the following states: New Jersey, Connecticut, Illinois, and Louisiana.

Due to ITAR regulations, all attendees must be U.S. citizens. Contact the FN Training Team for more information.

Hotel accommodations, meals and transportation are the responsibility of the student.

Students are advised to wear clothing suitable for indoor and outdoor range use.

Please contact the FN Training Team at Training@fnamerica.com for more information on course registration.