NRA Instructor Courses

Share your knowledge and skills with the community while helping to protect our Second Amendment rights.

NRA Pistol Instructor Work Shop

Skill Level: All levels

Length: 2 days

Includes Range Instruction: Yes

Successful completion of this course will certify you as one of the following: 

  • NRA Certified Pistol Instructor

  • NRA Assistant Pistol Instructor

  • NRA Apprentice Pistol Instructor

 

NRA Pistol Instructor Equipment Requirements:

  • Open Mind

  • Your Pistol or Revolver

  • Marker

  • Eye and ear protection

  • Hat or cap with a bill

  • Weather-appropriate clothing (Classes are rain or shine)

  • Comfortable and sturdy closed-toed shoes or boots (NO open toes)

  • Minimum of 60 rounds of factory ammunition for YOUR specific firearm. 

NRA Basic Rifle Instructor

Skill Level: All levels

Length: 2 day

Includes Range Instruction: Yes

Successful completion of this course will certify you as one of the following: 

  • NRA Certified Rifle Instructor

  • NRA Assistant Rifle Instructor

  • NRA Apprentice Rifle Instructor

 

 

NRA Basic Rifle Instructor Equipment Requirements:

  • Open Mind

  • Rifle

  • Marker

  • Sling (optional)

  • Eye and ear protection

  • Hat or cap with bill

  • Weather-appropriate clothing (our classes are always rain or shine)

  • Comfortable and sturdy shoes or boots (no open toes)

  • Minimum of 100 rounds of factory ammunition for your specific firearm.

NRA Personal Protection Inside the Home Instructor

Skill Level: All levels

Length: 2 day

Includes Range Instruction: Yes

NRA Personal Protection Inside the Home Instructor Equipment Requirements:

  • Pistol or Revolver 9mm/.38 or higher

  • Open mind

  • Marker

  • 3 magazines / 4 speed loaders (speed loaders optional)

  • Eye and ear protection

  • Hat or cap with bill

  • Weather-appropriate clothing (our classes are always rain or shine)

  • Comfortable and sturdy shoes or boots (no open toes)

  • Minimum of 100 rounds of factory ammunition for your specific firearm.

NRA Personal Protection Outside the Home Instructor

Skill Level: All levels

Length: 2 days

Includes Range Instruction: Yes

NRA Personal Protection Outside the Home Instructor Equipment Requirements:

  • Pistol or Revolver

  • Open Mind

  • Marker

  • 3 magazines / 4 speed loaders (speed loaders optional)

  • Eye and ear protection

  • Hat or cap with bill

  • Weather-appropriate clothing (our classes are always rain or shine)

  • Comfortable and sturdy shoes or boots (no open toes)

  • Minimum of 200 rounds of factory ammunition for your specific firearm.

NRA Certified Chief Range Safety Officer

Skill Level: All levels

Length: 1 day

Includes Range Instruction: No

Must be an NRA Certified Range Safety Officer. The course is presented in two parts: Basic Instructor Training and NRA Chief Range Safety Officer training. Sessions include standard operating procedures, inspections, emergency procedures, firearm stoppages and malfunctions, and safety briefings. Students demonstrate organizational and teaching skills via participation in practical exercises and complete an open book exam.