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NRA Basic Pistol Instructor Course February, 27th - 28th, 2021

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Price includes prerequisites: NRA Basic Pistol Course Instructor Lead, and Basic Instructor Training (BIT) courses. 

Classroom Location: 2007 A Opportunity Drive Ste. 2, Roseville, CA.  95678

Range Location: Yankee Slough Hunt Club, 3805 Sheridan Lincoln Blvd.  Lincoln, CA

9am to 6pm Saturday

9am to 6pm Sunday

This 20-hour course teaches the knowledge, skills and attitude essential to organizing, promoting and teaching NRA’s Basic Pistol Shooting course.

BIT is included and is taught in the first 6 hours of this course.  NRA Basic Pistol is taught the remainder of the day.

Prerequisite: Possession of basic firearm safety and shooting skills is a perquisite for certification as an NRA instructor. Prior to the instructor training, candidates complete a pre-course questionnaire and demonstrate their firearm background in pre-course assessment exercises.
Description: Course is presented in two parts: basic instructor training, and discipline specific instructor training. Students demonstrate organizational and teaching skills via participation in practical exercises during the course, and complete an instructor certification examination. Students will receive the NRA Trainer’s Guide, NRA Pistol Shooting Instructor Candidate Packet and NRA Basic Pistol Shooting course student packet.

To qualify as an NRA Instructor:

  • Candidates must possess and demonstrate a solid background in firearm safety and shooting skills acquired through previous firearm training and/or previous shooting experience. Instructor candidates must be intimately familiar with each action type in the discipline they wish to be certified.
  • Candidates will be required to demonstrate solid and safe firearms handling skills required to be successful during an instructor training course by completing pre-course questionnaires and qualification exercises administered by the NRA Appointed Training Counselor.
  • Candidates must satisfactorily complete an NRA Instructor Training Course in the discipline they wish to teach (e.g., NRA Basic Pistol Course), and receive the endorsement of the NRA Training Counselor conducting that training.