Steps to attend the Class

Download, read, and fill out the NRA Instructor Training Program Pre-Course Questionaire

Sign up for Class, understanding this is a pass/fail class. Non Refundable event.

You must attend both days to pass.  This is objective based learning.  We will cover the information in as much or as little time as needed. Expect to be in class anywhere from 16 to 20 hours. 

Cost $350 

Items to be completed before the class date:

Pre-Course Questionnaire. Click here for PDF

Below are your Pre-Course Qualifications - Link to sign up for Pre-Qual  Cost $50

 Score 90% or better on NRA Basic Pistol Student Exam (written) Click here to sign up if you haven't taken you Basic Pistol course yet.

 Phase 1 - Loading and Unloading


 Single Action Revolver

 Double Action Revolver

 Phase 2— Clearing Common Semiautomatic Pistol Stoppages

 Failure to Fire Drill

 Double Feed Drill

 Phase 3—Pistol Shooting 

The NRA Instructor Training Qualification Target OR

IDPA Marksman (or better) OR

USPSA C (or better)

Steps to Get Certified To be able to conduct the NRA Basic Pistol Class

Course Goal: To develop NRA Certified Instructors who possess the knowledge, skill, and attitude necessary to conduct the NRA Basic Pistol Shooting Course.

Verify Eligibility – Must be 21 and able to legally own a firearm

Register and pass your Pre-Qualification Demonstration - Download RequirementsBook Appointment 
Register for an Upcoming NRA Pistol Instructor Course: April 27th & 28th 2019

Complete These Pre-Course Qualifications:
Pre-Course Questionnaire

Range Demonstrations 

Complete the two-day NRA Pistol Instructor Training 

Basic Pistol Instructor Led Training is included in this two day course.

After attending and passing the course, within 10 days, the course report will be submitted and you’ll be able to create a login on the NRA instructor site. Immediately after the certification fee is paid, then your credentials will be activated and you’re officially an NRA Certified Pistol Instructor.

Questions: Please call or email Brooke to discuss 860-506-7901 or

Course Length: 16-20 hours (Includes the Basic Instructor Training).

Fee: $350

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