NRA Instructor Shotgun Shooting Course
Are you ready to take your involvement in the shooting sports to the next level? Do you feel that you have the Knowledge, Skills & Attitude necessary to teach others in the safe use of firearms? If so, you might be ready to become a NRA Certified Instructor...
Course Goal: This 17-hour course (11 hours of discipline & 6 hours of Basic Instructor Training BIT) teaches the knowledge, skills and attitude essential to organizing, promoting and teaching NRA’s Basic Shotgun Shooting Course.
Description: This 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 Shotgun Instructor Candidate Packet, and NRA Basic Shotgun Shooting course student packet.
Prerequisite: Possession of basic firearm safety and shooting skills is a prerequisite for certification as an NRA instructor. Prior to the instructor training, candidates must complete the NRA Basic Shotgun Shooting Course, NRA Basic Instructor Training Course (BIT,) complete a pre-course questionnaire and demonstrate their firearm background in pre-course assessment and qualification exercises.
If you have taken the Basic Instructor Training (BIT) within the last 2 calendar years, you do not have to sit for the BIT portion, although it is highly recommended to continuously develop your skills as an instructor.
* By attending this Instructor level course you will be afforded the opportunity to successfully complete all required objectives and satisfactorily prove to the Training Counselor that you possess the knowledge, skills and attitude necessary to be considered for recommendation to become certified as a NRA Certified Instructor in this discipline. Please remember this is a performance based course. You do not pay and automatically pass the Instructor training. You pay to have the opportunity to pass.