OCAT® - Oleoresin Capsicum Aerosol Training

Upon Completion of the OCAT® Course you will be issued a Certificate of Completion and a Wallet I.D. card which will be valid for (3) three years. Certificates and ID cards can only be issued to security officers, bail enforcement agents or other qualified personnel.

Oleoresin Capsicum Aerosol Training

Purpose of the Training:
The purpose of the (OC) training is to present principles, skills and techniques of understanding and using OC such as; learning the methods of movement, spraying techniques, disengagement, and the proper defensive positions. The training will also provide with contact and cover- ground situations, contact and cover- standing situation, defense against moving attacks, multiple aggressors, and the defend, move, draw, and spray techniques.

You will learn how to:

  • Identify the stages of conflict in order to: recognize the threat, reduce the threat, and determine how and when to use force
  • Apply state-of-the-art tactical concepts such as: spraying techniques, disengagement, proper defensive positions, methods of movement, multiple opponent defense, and contact and cover system, defense against moving attacks, ground defense, and drawing techniques
  • Avoid liability suits through: Certified training, understanding the effects of OC spray, identifying factors which justify OC use, and proper OC incident documentation

What is Oleoresin Capsicum?

A mixture of resin and essential oil mixed with several varieties of peppers i.e. Cayenne peppers. It is a convenient aerosol spray which can be used as a protection device. Oleoresin Capsicum is also known as “Pepper Spray.”
What are the effects of OC?

The effects of OC vary from person to person. OC can affect the skin, Face, eyes, and the respiratory system and the effect is immediately. The deterrent is reliable; it has no long term effects, non-lethal, and completely safe. The effects of OC last around 30-45 minutes.
Required Equipment:

Inert training unit (OC) will be provided for training use only.
Wear light, comfortable clothing with tennis shoes or gym shoes.  You may want to bring an extra shirt. 

Course Fee:
OCAT Certification $40.00

**Our trainers are certified and authorized by Personal Protection Consultants, Inc. to provide training in the PATH® course.