Honor Guard Academy

XTN104 – 32.00 Hours

Currently there are no scheduled classes for this course. However, in some cases a course can be scheduled to meet your organization’s specific needs. For more information about this course or to schedule a class, please contact Emergency Services Training Institute at (866) 878-8900 or [email protected] to get the latest schedule.

Course Description

The Honor Guard Academy teaches emergency services personnel the fundamental elements of honor guard duties. The academy provides honor guard members the foundation to build/strengthen an honor guard team. The honor guard academy will enable participants to perform ceremonial duties within and also outside of their community. It is recognized by the Texas Line of Duty Death Task Force.


There are no prerequisites for this course.

Course Completion Requirements

Participants Must Provide

  • a photo identification on the first day of class. See the Participant Handbook for approved forms of identification and additional guidelines.

Attendance Requirements

This course requires participants to attend a minimum of 80% of the class hours as a component of successful course completion. During the course, your instructor will review any additional attendance requirements.

Honor Guard uniforms if available, Honor Guard appliances

Upon successful completion, you will be able to:

  • Traditions & History of the Honor Guard
  • Basic Facing Movements
  • Marching
  • Flag Etiquette
  • Color Teams
  • Casket Watch
  • Casket Movement

Suggested Audience

Those with a desire to join an Honor Guard, or become a better Honor Guard.

Contact Information

Emergency Services Training Institute
Phone: (979) 845-7641 | Toll-Free: (866) 878-8900
Email: [email protected]