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NRA Range Safety Officer

Duration: 9 hours



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The NRA Range Safety Officer (RSO) program was developed in response to the demand for a nationally recognized range safety officer certification. To become a NRA Range Safety Officer, you must pass the RSO course and demonstrate that you possess the knowledge, skills, and attitude essential to organizing, conducting, and supervising safe shooting activities and range operations.

This course does not encompass the functions and responsibilities of a Range Officer, who conducts NRA competitive shooting events as defined by Rule 11.5 of the NRA Rule Books.

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Topics Covered


    1. Introduction to the NRA Basic Range Safety Officer Course
    2. The Role of the NRA Range Safety Officer and Range Standard Operating Procedures
    3. Range Inspection and Range Rules
    4. Range Safety Briefing
    5. Emergency Procedures
    6. Firearm Stoppages and Malfunctions
    7. Test and Review

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Expectations and Outcomes

After class completion you will receive a certification as a Range Safty Officer.

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NRA Courses

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Documentation Requirements

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