This 17-hour course teaches the knowledge, skills and attitude essential to organizing, promoting and teaching NRA’s Basic Shotgun Shooting Course.
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.
Expectations and Outcomes
NRA Certified Shotgun Instructor
Basic, Intermediate, Instructor Training Courses, NRA Courses, Shotgun, Women's Only Courses
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.
YOUR BIT (Basic Instructor Training) MUST be up to date! Your certification must be no older than 2 years or you will need to retake the course.
Your Shotgun. Leave your unloaded shotgun in your automobile for safety. Upon completion of the classroom portion we will head to the range. You will not be allowed on the live fire range with a shotgun deemed unsafe by the instructor.
100+ Rounds of New Factory Loaded Ammunition. No reloads or handloads will be permitted.
Hearing and Eye Protection.
Pen/Pencil and notepad.