Close Quarters Battle (CQB)

CQB Room Clearing
Close Quarters Battle (CQB)
Room Clearing Techniques

The Close Quarters Battle (CQB): Tactical Entries in a Hostile Environment course is designed around proven principles and tactics for close quarters battle that may be incorporated by Tactical Operators, Narcotic Officers and First Responders. Emphasis is placed on initiative based "free flow" techniques that enhance success in operator's decisiveness and maneuverability. This course develops "problem solvers" using techniques that are proven in hostile situations and dispel common misconceptions associated with close quarters battle. Within the three days of training students will receive maximum amounts of practical applications for conducting close quarters battle. Emphasis will be placed on single/multiple rooms, hallways, stairways and complex structure designs. During this course students will conduct force on force scenarios.

CQB Stairwells
Close Quarters Battle (CQB)
Stairwell Clearing Techniques

Topics Covered:

  • Single and multiple room entry
  • Hallway clearing procedures
  • Stairwell clearing techniques
  • Assault planning
  • Sectorization
  • Tactical angles
  • Immediate threat techniques

Download the Close Quarters Battle (CQB) Student Registration Form

Contact GTI, by calling 803-259-1935 or emailing, and we can provide written proposal to attend training. An option to assist with funding to attend this course is GTI's Asset Trading Program (ATP). Click the link in the menu above to find out more about this program.