This course includes everything you need to obtain your NRA Certified Pistol Instructor Certification, including Basic Instructor Training (BIT)
**ADDITIONAL PREREQUISITE TO INSTRUCTOR COURSE: NRA BASIC PISTOL INSTRUCTOR LED COURSE. If you have an issue finding an instructor to take care of this please ask us for assistance.
Course dates: Saturday, September 19th, 9:00am-6:00pm, Sunday, September 20th, 9:00am - 6:00pm.
Pre-qualification is scheduled for Friday, September 18th from 6:00pm-8:00pm (unless special arrangements are made)
Candidates will learn NRA policies and procedures, basic public speaking skills, training methodology, use of a training team, training aids, course organization, budget considerations, and how to prepare to instruct an initial basic pistol course to individuals with little or no experience. During the course, candidates will learn NRA policies and procedures, basic public speaking skills, training methodology, use of a training team and training aids, organizing a course, building a budget, and finally preparing to teach. Candidates can also expect to learn the NRA discipline specific instructional methods and evaluating and improving the performance of beginning shooters. In addition, candidates will be provided the appropriate lesson plans and basic course student packets. Candidates take turns working in teams, actually conducting portions of the course to other candidates who portray basic students. Training Counselors will evaluate candidates' performance based on their ability to handle the firearms with confidence, use of appropriate training aids, following the lesson plans and meeting all learning objectives, while utilizing the teaching philosophies expected of NRA Certified Instructors.
All course participants must pass a NRA Pistol Instructor Pre-Qualification, which will take place on Friday, September 18th at 6:00pm - *Range information will be sent with confirmation.
Date: September 19, 20, 2020
Time: Friday, September 18, (prequal) 6-8pm, Sat/Sun: 8:30am-5pm
Location: Fairfax, VA -- TBA