NRA Home Firearm Safety Course
Short Description: Non-
More Details: This is a four-
NRA Basic Rifle Shooting Course
Short Description: Teaches the basic knowledge, skills, and attitude necessary for the safe use of a rifle in target shooting.
More Details: This course is at least 14 hours long and includes classroom and range time learning to shoot rifles. Students learn NRA’s rules for safe gun handling; rifle parts and operation; ammunition; shooting fundamentals; range rules; shooting from the bench rest, prone, sitting, standing and kneeling positions; cleaning, and continued opportunities for skill development. Students will receive the Basics of Rifle Shooting handbook, NRA Gun Safety Rules brochure, Winchester/NRA Marksmanship Qualification booklet, take a Basics of Rifle Shooting Student Examination, and course completion certificate.
NRA Basic Shotgun Shooting Course
Short Description: Teaches the basic knowledge, skills, and attitude for the safe and proper use of a shotgun in shooting a moving target.
More Details: This course is at least ten-
NRA Basic Personal Protection In The Home Course
Short Description: Teaches the basic knowledge, skills, and attitude essential to
the safe and efficient use of a handgun for protection of self and family, and to
provide information on the law-
More Details: This is an eight-
NRA Basic Personal Protection In The Home course is for law-
NRA Basics of Personal Protection Outside The Home Course
Short Description: Comprehensive and intensive in its approach to equip the defensive shooting candidate with the skills needed to survive serious adversity.
More Details: The course teaches students the knowledge, skills and attitude essential
for avoiding dangerous confrontations and for the safe, effective and responsible
use of a concealed pistol for self-
The NRA Personal Protection Outside the Home is divided into two levels (basic and advanced).
Level one is a nine-
Level two involves five additional hours on the range and approximately 115 rounds
of ammunition. The ammunition requirements are minimum and may be exceeded. Students
will receive the NRA Guide to the Basics of Personal Protection Outside The Home
handbook, NRA Gun Safety Rules brochure and the appropriate course completion certificates(s),
NRA Basic Personal Protection Outside The Home (identifies strong-
The NRA Basics of Personal Protection Outside The Home is for adult individuals who
are not disqualified from possessing a firearm as defined by applicable federal,
state, or local law and are of good repute and possess defensive pistol skills presented
in the NRA Basics of Personal Protection In The Home Course. Participants must also
understand the basic legal concepts relating to the use of firearms in self-
Note: The Lesson III of the Personal Protection In and Outside The Home courses Firearms
and the Law, and Legal Aspects of Self-
NRA Certified Instructors may conduct this lesson only if they meet the requirements stated above and then only in their capacity as an attorney, or other state certified individual not in their capacity as an NRA Certified Instructor.
NRA Range Safety Officer Course
Short Description: Develops NRA Certified Range Safety Officers with the knowledge, skills, and attitude essential to organizing, conducting, and supervising safe shooting activities and range operations.
More Details: 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 Refuse To Be A Victim® Seminars
Short Description: Teaches the basic knowledge, skills, and attitude for developing a strategy for one’s personal safety.
More Details: The seminar includes classroom instruction on a variety of crime prevention
strategies, from criminal psychology to automobile crimes to cybercrime. Seminars
can vary in length, and may be modified to suit the needs of a particular audience.
This is not a firearms instruction course, and does not include instruction in physical