Border Security StationInitial Requirements for The Course

In order for candidates to be accepted into trainings, candidates must be;

  1. Mentally and Physically Healthy Enough for Basic Military Orientation Trainings
  2. Educated Enough for communications during trainings

Candidates who match the qualifications on initial inspections and examinations are accepted into the courses.

Subjects Of Trainings

The Border Security Stations Basic&Advanced Course includes;

  1. Military Orientation Trainings
    1. Basic and Advanced Combat PT (Physical Training) Drill
    2. Close Order Drill
    3. Individual Combat Training
    4. Weapons Mechanics, Marksmanship and Shooting Trainings
  2. Battle Drills at Company Level
    1. Border Security Duty Circles and Patrolling
    2. Counter Operations against Raids and Sabotages
    3. Border Intelligence and Counter Intelligence Trainings
    4. Station Security Measures
    5. Border Protection and Border Security Measures
    6. Squad Maneuvers, Reconnaissance and Ambush Trainings

Qualifications To Be Gained At The End Of The Course

At the end of the course, Trainees get qualified enough to;

  • Know Required Military Rules and Techniques
  • Know Required Combat Techniques and Drills
  • Get Mental and Physically Toughness Required for Combat Environments
  • Gain Ability to Use Self Weapons and Gears
  • Become Capable of Conducting Border Safety Duties

Trainees who successfully complete the course are awarded with "Border Security Stations Basic&Advanced Course Completion Certificate".

Duration Of The Course

The "Border Security Stations Basic&Advanced Course, including therotical trainings, practices and simulations last 8 weeks in total.

National Police Organizations generally contain many different units. One of the most functional units of "A Police Organization" is Special Operations Unit as the striking power of tactical operations. The function of this unit is to perform counter-terrorism operations and rescue/save hostages in urban areas or from public transportation means such as ships, planes or trains.

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Initial Requirements for "A Police Special Operations Course"

In order to be accepted into the course, candidates must;

  1. Complete 2500 meters run with 10 kg backpack in 15 minutes or less
  2. Perform %50 (+) achievement at Infantry Rifle and Pistol
  3. Complete 150 meters freestyle non-stop swim
  4. Be younger than 32 years of age
  5. Be volunteer to join the course

Candidates may apply for the course anytime after they graduated from Police Preparation Schools or Academies as long as they perform the initial requirements.

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Training Subjects of the Course

  1. 1. Physical Stamina Training
    1. Physical Training (PT)
    2. Combat Physical Training (CPT)
  2. Tactical Shooting Training
  3. Sharpshooting Training
  4. Tactical Formations, Tactical Use of Vehicles
  5. Reconnaissance Training
  6. Intelligence
  7. Ambush / Counter-Ambush Trainings
  8. Raid / Counter-Raid Trainings
  9. Urban Operations Trainings
  10. Direct Operations
    1. Body Search
    2. Building/Site Search
    3. Vehicle Search
  11. Hostage Rescue/Saving Operations Training
  12. Protection Trainings
    1. Body Guarding
    2. Site Protection
    3. Convoy Protection/Escort Training
  13. Bombs/Explosives Training
  14. Dog Team Training
  15. Waterborne Training

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Qualifications to be Gained at the End of the Course

At the end of the course, Candidates get qualified to;

  1. Show sufficient physical condition to perform all kinds of operations
  2. Know Major Shooting Techniques
  3. Know Advanced Shooting Techniques and perform sharpshooting
  4. Know Demolition Techniques and Explosive Types and how to defeat trap mechanism
  5. Know and Execute Protection Techniques
  6. Perform Waterborne Operations
  7. Perform marching and moving in demanding environments/conditions and use vehicles
  8. Execute Hostage Rescue/Saving Techniques in urban areas or in transportation means such as plane, ship etc..
  9. Know Raid and Counter-Raid Techniques and Sabotages
  10. Know First Aid Techniques

Candidates who show success on final tests and examinations at the end of the course are awarded with "POLICE SPECIAL OPERATIONS COURSE COMPLETION CERTIFICATE".

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Personal Equipments/Gears to be used during the course

  1. Pistol
  2. Rifle
  3. Machine Pistol
  4. Shotgun
  5. Life Saver Jacket/Vest
  6. Assault Vest
  7. Body Armour (Bullet Proof)
  8. Helmet
  9. Special Operation Overall Suit
  10. Night Vision Google
  11. Night Vision Binocular
  12. Infrared Chemlight / Chemlight
  13. Rubber Guns
  14. First Aid Training Kit (Body Figure, etc)
  15. Radio
  16. Mobile Radio Station
  17. Intercom Devices
  18. Portable Two-Men Tent/Canopy

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Other Equipments/Instruments for Common Use During Course

  1. Other Weapons in Unit's Inventory
  2. Helicopter
  3. Speedboat / Rubber boats
  4. Electronic Shooting Simulator
  5. Various Mines / Booby Trap Equipments
  6. Climbing Training Area / Installation
  7. First Aid Simulator
  8. Various Demolition Materials

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Training Areas / Installations

  1. Obstacle Course Area
  2. Swimming Pool
  3. Open and Covered Firing Ranges (For Pistol/Rifle and Sniper Rifles)
  4. Designated Urban Area for Trainings (Buildings etc)
  5. Climbing Area/Installation
  6. Designated Area for "Movement Under Enemy Fire"
  7. Electronic Simulation Rooms

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Duration of Course

Training Programme of Special Operations Course including theoretical, practical and simulation trainings last 16 weeks in total.