This course is for training Rifle Instructors and requires a minimum of one year shooting experience with rifles to be eligible to take this course.
This course gives the student the skills, knowledge and attitude necessary to become a rifle instructor who can teach the basic rifle shooting program. Skills learned include how to teach, shooting positions, body positions, shot mechanics, sight picture, parts of a rifle, ammunition types and uses, Windchester Marksmanship Program, shooting activities, practical exercises, cleaning and care of rifles, safe gun handling, shooting skill development.
Passing this course qualifies you to become a merit badge counselor. Application must be made through you local council.You MUST take the merit badge counselor training course if you wish to be a merit badge counselor.
Class is limited to adults 21 and older for instructor certification
Youth 18 to 21 can become assistant instructors upon certification.
Class Locations - Friday and Saturday - Pacific Skyline Council Offices, 1150 Chess Blvd, Foster City, Ca. 94044.
Sunday at a range - Locations details given at class.
Class Times - Friday 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm, Saturday 8:00 am to 7:00 pm, Sunday 9:00 am to 7:00 pm.
Lunch is the students responsibility
Class Size - 4 minimum to 16 Maximum
National Rifle Association is the only one who can issue Certification(s).
Additional Fees are required to be paid to NRA to become a Certified Instructor / Range Safety Officer over and above the course fee.
Completion of these NRA courses does not certify you as an Instructor / Range Safety Officer until you have submitted your application along with the appropriate fees to the NRA and the NRA has reviewed the application and approved the application for certification.
Once approved the NRA will issue your certification credentials. This usually take 6-8 weeks.
Only once you receive your NRA credentials may you train / supervise others in the subjects for which you are certified.
Safety Equipment to be provided by student - Safety Glasses and Hearing Protection.
NO private firearms are allowed at any training course without the express permission of the course instructor.