NRA Certification

Courses for the aspiring NRA instructor or enthusiast

Courses

Summary

The journey to becoming an NRA Instructor begins with this Basic Pistol Course. 

Students Learn
  • Gun handling and safety
  • Types of pistols
  • Different firing positions and fundamentals of shooting
  • Care, cleaning and storage of pistols and ammunition
Students Receive
  • NRA Handbook
  • NRA Basic Pistol Shooting Certificate
Price
  • 100
Duration
  • 8 hours
Please Bring
  • Valid photo ID
  • A handgun with 2 magazines (or rent a gun for $10)
  • 200 rounds of ammunition (or purchase ours. Price varies by caliber)
  • Ear and eye protection (or use ours provided free of charge)
Notes

This class covers the entire curriculum (Part I and II). If you completed the Basics of Pistol Shooting Phase I online (https://basicpistol.nra.org/), we will make adjustments in class.

Summary

The NRA Range Safety Officer program was developed in response to the demand for a nationally recognized range safety officer certification. NRA Range Safety Officers are people who possess the knowledge, skills, and attitude essential to organizing, conducting, and supervising safe shooting activities and range operations.

Students Learn
  • Roles and responsibilities of a Range Safety Officer
  • Standard range operating procedures
  • Range inspection and rules
  • Firearm stoppages and malfunction
  • Range safety briefings
  • Emergency procedures
Students Receive
  • NRA Handbook
  • NRA Certificate of Completion
Price
  • 120
Duration
  • 8 hours
Please Bring
  • Valid photo ID
  • A handgun with 2 magazines (or rent a gun for $10)
  • 30 rounds of ammunition (or purchase ours. Price varies by caliber)
  • Ear and eye protection (or use ours provided free of charge)
Notes

This course is the mandatory pre-requisite for the Chief Range Safety Officer (NRA CRSO) course.

Summary
Learn to carry and use a concealed pistol ethically, responsibly and with confidence.
Students Learn
  • Basic principles of concealment
  • Drawing and re-holstering a pistol
  • Flash sight picture, point shooting and instinctive shooting
  • Reloading under stresss
  • Clearing common stoppages and malfunctions
  • Moving off the line of attack and shoot
  • How the NRA Rules for Safe Gun handling apply to concealed carry
  • Using a concealed carry lawfully and responsibly
Students Receive
  • NRA Guide to the Basics of Personal Protection
  • NRA Outside the Home handbook
  • NRA Gun Safety Rules brochure
  • NRA Defensive Pistol certificate
Price
  • 100
Duration
  • 4 hours
Please Bring
  • Valid photo ID
  • Your concealed carry firearm with 3 magazines (or rent a gun for $10)
  • 200 rounds of ammunition (or purchase ours. Price varies by caliber)
  • Strong-side hip holster and belt
  • Clothing appropriate for concealed carry
  • Ear and eye protection (or use ours provided free of charge)
Pre-Requisite

Successful completion of the NRA Basic Pistol Course or evidence of equivalent experience.

Summary

Safety experts agree the single most important step toward ensuring your personal safety is to have a self defense plan before you need it. The NRA Refuse to Be a Victim course teaches you how to be safe in your home, in your car, on vacation, and online.

Students Learn
  • Mental preparedness
  • Psychology of criminals
  • Home security
  • Travel security
  • Automotive security
  • Cyber security
  • Physical security
Students Receive
  • NRA Refuse to Be a Victim student packet
  • $10 Range Pass to be used on a future visit
Price
  • 20
Duration
  • 4 hours
Please Bring
  • Valid photo ID

Booking your class online: If a class asks only for a seat deposit, you’ll pay the balance at the register.