Instructor Courses

Here are the course and descriptions offered by Legacy. Please email with questions or to request a course.  

 

All courses are taught by one or more NRA certified Instructors.

Pistol

Rifle

Shotgun

NRA Pistol Instructor 
 

This course is for qualified, experienced shooters who wish to become NRA Certified Instructors. Instructor applicants must have handgun experience. There are a number of ways to meet this pre-requisite. Contact Legacy for compliance. The course is 16 plus hours. Applicants should plan for two and a half days participation. The course includes classroom and range time where applicants will learn to instruct, coach, and evaluate students. The course includes: Safe gun handling; parts and operation; ammunition; shooting fundamentals; range rules; shooting positions; cleaning and continued opportunities for skill development. Instructors will receive the NRA Instructors Manual along with a Basic Student Packet. Once certified, Instructors will have privileges to schedule classes on the NRA web site, order related course materials, and buy other items from the NRA that are restricted to Certified Instructors.

 

 

NRA Range Safety Officer Course
 

This course is 9 hours in length and is conducted in a classroom. Applicants should plan for one day participation.  The NRA Range Safety Officer program was developed in response to the demand for a nationally-recognized range safety officer certification. NRA Range Safety Officers are people who possess the knowledge, skills, and attitude essential to organizing, conduct, and supervise safe shooting activities and range operations.  This course is nine hours long and is conducted in a classroom and at a shooting facility. Range Safety Officer candidates will learn roles and responsibilities of an RSO; Range Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs); range inspection; range rules; range briefings; emergency procedures; and firearm stoppages and malfunctions. Each Range Safety Officer Candidate will receive an RSO Student Study Guide, a Basic Firearm Training Program brochure, an NRA Gun Safety Rules brochure, an Instructor Application/Course Evaluation form.

 

NRA Rifle Instructor​
 

This course is for qualified, experienced shooters who wish to become NRA Certified Instructors. Instructor applicants must have rifle experience. There are a number of ways to meet this pre-requisite. Contact Legacy for compliance. The course is 21 plus hours. Applicants should plan for three days participation. The course includes classroom and range time where applicants will learn to instruct, coach, and evaluate students. The course includes: Safe gun handling; parts and operation; ammunition; shooting fundamentals; range rules; shooting positions; cleaning and continued opportunities for skill development. Instructors will receive the NRA Instructors Manual along with a Basic Student Packet. Once certified, Instructors will have privileges to schedule classes on the NRA web site, order related course materials, and buy other items from the NRA that are restricted to Certified Instructors.

 

 

 
NRA-NMLRA Basic Muzzleloading
Rifle Instructor Course
 

This course is for qualified, experienced shooters who wish to become NRA Certified Instructors. Instructor applicants must have Muzzleloading experience. There are a number of ways to meet this pre-requisite. Contact Legacy for compliance. The course is 18 plus hours. Applicants should plan for two and a half days participation. The course includes classroom and range time where applicants will learn to instruct, coach, and evaluate students. The course includes: Safe gun handling; parts and operation; ammunition; shooting fundamentals; range rules; shooting positions; cleaning and continued opportunities for skill development. Instructors will receive the NRA Instructors Manual along with a Basic Student Packet. Once certified, Instructors will have privileges to schedule classes on the NRA web site, order related course materials, and buy other items from the NRA that are restricted to Certified Instructors.

 

 
 



 

NRA Shotgun Instructor
 

This course is for qualified, experienced shooters who wish to become NRA Certified Instructors. Instructor applicants must have shotgun experience. There are a number of ways to meet this pre-requisite. Contact Legacy for compliance. The course is 17 plus hours. Applicants should plan for two and a half days participation. The course includes classroom and range time where applicants will learn to instruct, coach, and evaluate students. The course includes: Safe gun handling; parts and operation; ammunition; shooting fundamentals; range rules; shooting positions; cleaning and continued opportunities for skill development. Instructors will receive the NRA Instructors Manual along with a Basic Student Packet. Once certified, Instructors will have privileges to schedule classes on the NRA web site, order related course materials, and buy other items from the NRA that are restricted to Certified Instructors.

 

Chief Range Safety Officer
 
 

This course requires the NRA Range Safety Officer certification as a prerequisite.  The course is the next step for a Range Safety Officer to advance. In addition to the prerequisite,  a qualified candidate possesses the  knowledge, skills, and attitude necessary to train and supervise NRA Range Safety Officers and to provide the essential information required to develop Range Standard Operating Procedures.   Upon successful completion, you are a Chief Range Safety Officer (CRSO) ready to pass your training and knowledge on in the development of, and certification of, NRA Range Safety Officers.  The course is nine hours conducted in one day.

 

Reloading

NRA Basic Metallic Cartridge Reloading Instructor Course
 

This course is 14 hours in length and is conducted in a classroom. Each instructor candidate is taught how to teach Metallic Cartridge Reloading and safety; centerfire cartridge components; using the reloading manual and reloading data; equipment; and the metallic cartridge reloading process  .Applicants should plan for one and a half days participation. Candidates will receive the NRA Guide to Reloading handbook, a course completion certificate.  Instructors will receive the NRA Instructors Manual along with a Basic Student Packet. Once certified, Instructors will have privileges to schedule classes on the NRA web site, order related course materials, and buy other items from the NRA that are restricted to Certified Instructors

 

NRA Basic Shotgun Shell Reloading Instructor Course
 

This course is 14 hours in length and is conducted in a classroom. Each instructor candidate is taught how to teach Shotshell Reloading and safety; Shotshell components; using the reloading manual and reloading data; equipment; and the shotshell reloading process. Applicants should plan for one and a half days participation. Candidates will receive the NRA Guide to Reloading handbook, a course completion certificate.  Instructors will receive the NRA Instructors Manual along with a Basic Student Packet. Once certified, Instructors will have privileges to schedule classes on the NRA web site, order related course materials, and buy other items from the NRA that are restricted to Certified Instructors

 
 

 

Safety

NRA Refuse To Be A Victim® Instructor Course
 

This course is 12 hours in length and is conducted in a classroom. Applicants should plan for one day participation.  NRA Refuse To Be A Victim® Instructor Development Workshop; Women and men interested in becoming Refuse To Be A Victim® instructors must attend a one- to two-day Instructor Development Workshop (IDW). Joining the Refuse To Be A Victim® Instructing team is easy! Teach your community how to better protect themselves, their family, and their friends. Instructor Development Workshops are taught by Regional Counselors and begin with a Refuse To Be A Victim® Seminar. The workshop then concentrates on technical aspects of the program, instructor expectations, certification guidelines, developing speaking techniques and presentation skills, marketing seminars, etc.

 

 

NRA Home Firearm Safety Instructor Course
 

This course is 14 hours in length and is conducted in a classroom. Applicants should plan for one and a half day participation. This is a four-hour course for safe gun handling that is conducted in the classroom only. Students are taught NRA’s three rules for safe gun handling; primary causes of firearms accidents; firearm parts; how to unload certain action types; ammunition components; cleaning; care; safe storage of firearms in the home; and the benefits of becoming an active participant in the shooting sports. Students will receive the NRA Home Firearm Safety handbook, NRA Gun Safety Rules brochure, Basic Firearm Training Program brochure, course completion certificate. (Lesson Plan 6-90, reprint 12-08).

 

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