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Schedule of Training Events and NRA Courses

Notices:

All firearms training in the United States is limited to persons legally allowed to purchase and own firearms. This is governed by federal laws associated with International Trafficking in Arms Regulations (ITAR). Furthermore, anyone prohibited from owning firearms due to a criminal conviction is also ineligible to receive firearms training. Click here to find out more about the ITAR law.

Generally, NRA Training Courses are for Chapter members and sponsored guests only.



Training Events and NRA Courses

 

DateCourse (Cost)Info

6/3/2024
- 6/7/2024

NRA TCDW (N/A)

Official NRA run training course, see homepage announcement for range times.

6/8/2024

7:30A - 5:30P

NRA Basic Shotgun Course (N/A)

The NRA Basic Shotgun course teaches the basic knowledge, skills, and attitude for the safe and proper use of a shotgun. This course includes classroom and range time learning how to shoot shotguns at moving targets. Students learn NRA’s rules for safe gun handling; shotgun parts and operation; shell components; malfunctions; shooting fundamentals; range rules; shooting at straight away and angled targets; cleaning; and continued opportunities for skill development. Students will receive materials, take an exam, and receive a course certificate upon successful completion.
* FUR NRA Basic SG Crs Jun2024[1]

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7/13/2024

7:30A - 5:30P

NRA Range Safety Officer (RSO) Course (N/A)

The Range Safety Officer course content consists of RSO's roles and responsibilities, range standard operating procedures, range inspection and range rules, loading and unloading procedures for multiple action types, firearm stoppages and malfunctions, and Range Safety Briefings, which include procedures to follow in the case of an emergency. Non-live fire course.
* FUR NRA RSO Crs July2024[1]

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8/10/2024

7:30A - 5:30P

NRA Basic Pistol Course (N/A)

The NRA Basics of Pistol Shooting is intended for all individuals regardless of previous shooting experience or NRA-affiliation. Course topics include: gun safety rules, proper operation of revolvers and semi-automatic pistols, ammunition knowledge and selection, pistol selection and storage, shooting fundamentals, inspection and maintenance, marksmanship, and range safety. Additionally, students will complete live fire training and standardized shooting qualification. Students will receive materials, take a written exam, and receive a course certificate upon successful completion.
* FUR NRA Basic Pistol Crs Aug2024[1]

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9/7/2024

7:30A - 6:30P

NRA Pistol Instructor Course (BIT) (Day 1) (N/A)

The NRA Pistol Instructor course teaches the knowledge, skills and attitude essential to organizing, promoting and teaching NRA’s Basic Pistol Shooting course. 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. The course is presented in two parts: Basic Instructor Training (BIT), 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 and an NRA Pistol Shooting Instructor Candidate Packet.
* FUR NRA Pistol Instr Sep2024[1]

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9/8/2024

7:30A - 6:00P

NRA Basic Instructor Training (Day 2) (N/A)

Day 2.

9/16/2024
- 9/20/2024

NRA TCDW (N/A)

Official NRA run training course, see homepage announcement for range times.

10/12/2024

7:30A - 6:00P

NRA CCW Basic Course (N/A)

The NRA CCW course teaches the basic knowledge, skills, and attitude necessary to carry a concealed pistol for personal protection. Covered topics include: safety, firearm selection, defensive shooting, drawing from concealment, stoppage remediation, defensive mindset, carry modes, and training activities. Additionally, students will complete live fire training with an NRA Certified Instructor. Students will receive materials, take a written exam, and receive a course certificate upon successful completion.
* FUR NRA CCW Crs[1]

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10/21/2024
- 10/25/2024

NRA TCDW (N/A)

Official NRA run training course, see homepage announcement for range times.

11/9/2024

7:30A - 6:00P

NRA CCW Instructor Course (Day 1) (N/A)

The NRA CCW Instructor course is at least 16-hours long and teaches the knowledge, skills and attitude essential to organizing, promoting and teaching NRA’s Basic CCW course. This is a 2-day event, most of which will be on the range. Prior to the instructor training, candidates complete a pre-course questionnaire and demonstrate their firearm background in pre-course assessment exercises. Candidates must already be an NRA Pistol Instructor, be BIT current, and passed the CCW Basic course. Students demonstrate organizational and teaching skills via participation in practical exercises during the course, and complete an instructor certification examination. Basic Instructor Training (BIT) will NOT be given during this course.
* FUR NRA CCW Instr Course[1]

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11/10/2024

8:30A - 6:00P

NRA CCW Instructor Course (Day 2) (N/A)

CCW Instructor course (Day 2).

12/14/2024

8:00A - 5:00P

America's Rifle Course ($100)

America's Rifle (AR) course hosted by Begunners, LLC is designed to teach history, various uses, modification options, lower builds, training opportunities, and other topics specifically of the AR platform. With proper coordination with the instructor, students may choose to bring their own stripped lower to class, and leave with a completed one. This course is intended for those with a working knowledge of ARs, who want to take the next step to learning more. There will be a brief marksmanship clinic on the range, followed by a live fire portion and an opportunity to zero your rifle.
* FUR AR Crs Dec2024[1]
* AR Course Flyer Dec2024[1]

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PPOTH Course April 2017

CCW Course Sep 2019

Rifle Course Nov 2017

Rifle Course August 2020

Rifle Course Nov 2019

Rifle Instructor Course Dec 2019

Basic Shotgun Course Aug 2019

Women on Target Oct 2021

Women on Target Oct 2021
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For more information, contact:
Nick Roberge, Training Committee Chair , Send Message