VIKING ARMS LTD IS HOME TO THE ARMOURER’S CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE (A.C.E) HEADED BY OUR OWN IN-HOUSE ARMOURER, SIMON TOLE.

Since 2012, Viking has now trained  Armourers from most of the police forces within the UK, military armourers from all three services and prepared the instructors and training course for the new Initial Glock Training, being undertaken by all three services as part of the UK MoD Pistol Replacement Programme.

Viking can offer a full range of support and training services. Technical and instructor training courses can be delivered here at our Armourer’s centre, on-site at our customer’s facilities and by prior arrangement at the Manufacturer’s facilities.

To learn more about Viking Arms products and services into this sector, please visit www.vikingarmsdefence.com

ABOUT SIMON

Simon has over 30 years’ experience as an Armourer, working in the military, law enforcement and private sector. 

After 13 years as an RAF Armourer, he spent 8 years working as the Force Armourer for Cheshire Police, where he was also the Force certified Firearms Expert Witness.

From the Police, Simon then moved to the private sector, working for Heckler and Koch, introducing and running the MP7 project to the MOD Police in conjunction with the supporting Contractor Logistic Support programme.

After nearly 8 years with HK, Simon then moved to the Middle East, working for the Abu Dhabi government at Caracal International LLC. Here Simon managed the Maintenance workshops servicing a variety of small arms, carbines, assault rifles and sniper rifles, for a variety of customers and agencies. Whilst at Caracal, he set up and managed the Test and Development unit, ensuring compliance of new products to ACC225, TOP 3-2-045, MIL STD 810G and associated international test standards.

In March 2015 Simon returned to the UK to take up his present position with Viking Arms where he continues to develop his trade as an Armourer and is now registered as one of a small number of internationally qualified Glock Armourer Certification Instructors.

TRAINING

GLOCK ARMOURER TRAINING COURSE

THIS IS A ONE DAY, INTERNATIONALLY RECOGNISED GLOCK TRAINING COURSE.

This course is ONLY available to Military and Police customers, and Governments.

These courses are now standard throughout the world they have been set, produced and overseen by Glock with the written and practical exams set by the factory in Austria.  All successful students from the Glock training courses are entered onto the International Glock Armourers database held in Deutsch – Wagram by Glock in Austria.

The training course covers all generations of pistols from Generation 1 through to Generation 4.

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During the day you will:

• Learn a little about the history of Glock as a company
• Strip and assemble a Glock 17 Generation 4 pistol
• Learn the differences between generations and models
• Learn the Glock Safe Action System.

The day will culminate in a practical and theory assessment.

The Glock Armourer Training qualification is valid for three years from issue.


PRICING

1 DAY COURSE AT A.C.E (Lunch provided)£ 350.00 pp +VAT


CONTACT US

Advantageously based in the centre of the United Kingdom in our own purpose-built premises, the Viking Offices, Warehousing and Training Centre are easily reached by road, rail and air with Leeds & Bradford International Airport only forty minutes away.

Viking Arms are not open to the public.

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VIKING ARMS LTD | Summerbridge, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG3 4BW
EMAIL: simon@vikingarms.com
PHONE: 01423 780810
MOBILE: 07825 286959