2019 Instructor Certification Course Information

(BIT, Basic Pistol, HFS, RTBAV, RSO/CRSO):

General Requirements to qualify as a Certified NRA Firearms Instructor:

  • Candidates must have completed the student version of the course in the discipline they wish to be certified to teach (ex: NRA Basics of Pistol Shooting - ILT, NRA Home Firearm Safety, RTBAV, RSO Seminar, etc.).  This course is an initial requirement and as such, it is valid for 2 years.
  • Candidates must possess and demonstrate a solid background in firearm safety and shooting skills acquired through previous firearm training and/or previous shooting experience. Instructor candidates must be intimately familiar with each action type in the discipline for which they wish to be certified.
  • Candidates will be required to demonstrate solid and safe firearm handling skills required to be successful during an instructor training course by completing pre-course questionnaires and qualification exercises administered by the NRA Certified Training Counselor.
  • Candidates must satisfactorily complete the NRA Basic Instructor Course (BIT) as well as the Instructor Training Course in the discipline they wish to teach (e.g., NRA Basic Pistol Course, Home Firearm Safety, etc.), and receive the endorsement of the NRA Training Counselor conducting that training.

Specific Course Requirements & Info:


                    Basic Pistol Instructor Certification Weekend                  Saturday/Sunday (8am-5PM)


Basic Instructor Training                    (BIT) 6 Hours


DESCRIPTION:

This course is a core requirement for all NRA discipline specific Certification  Courses (Basic Pistol, Home Firearm Safety, Personal Protection Inside the Home, CRSO, etc.) except "Refuse To Be A Victim"

This course is a one-time requirement          and is valid for 2 years.

Pre-Requisites:

Instructor Candidate must complete the Pre-Course Questionnaire

 

WHERE:   Massasoit Gun Club                                          21 Abraham Road                                              Riverside, RI

WHEN:    Saturdays   2/9   4/13   6/8                                            (8AM - 5PM)

PRICE:      $150

Pre-registration is required - no walkins will be accepted   

This course is open to the public     

MGC Members receive a 15% discount                             

 

To Register or for More Information:

Basic Pistol Shooting Instructor          Course (BPSC) - 10 Hours


DESCRIPTION: 

This Course certifies the Instructor to teach the NRA's Basic Pistol Shooting Course (BPSC) - both the Instructor Led Training (ILT) & the Blended Learning (BL) versions. 

PREREQUISITES:

Each Instructor Candidate will have completed the BIT course within the last 2 years as well as the BPSC - ILT (student version).  Also, they will complete the Pre-Course Evaluation consisting of safely loading & unloading D/A & S/A revolvers and a semi-auto pistol.  They will safely clear "failure to fire" & "double feed" stoppages.

On addition they will qualify at 45' on an 8" circle target, with 16 of 20 rounds hitting within a 6" group on target.

WHERE:   Massasoit Gun Club                                          21 Abraham Road                                              Riverside, RI

WHEN:     Sundays   2/10   4/14   6/9                                          (8AM - 5PM)

PRICE:      $175

Pre-registration is required - no walkins  will be accepted 

This course is open to the public       

MGC Members receive a 15% discount

This is a Live-Fire course and you may elect to rent one of our firearms for an additional $30

To Register or for More Information:


RSO/CRSO Certification Weekend

Saturday / Sunday  (8AM - 5PM)


 

Range Safety Officer


Description:

Pre-Requisites:  Be 21 years old

Cost:

WHERE:   Massasoit Gun Club                                          21 Abraham Road                                              Riverside, RI

WHEN:    Saturdays   2/16  4/20   6/15                                            (8AM - 5PM)

PRICE:      $165

Pre-registration is required - no walkins will be accepted   

This course is open to the public     

MGC Members receive a 15% discount 

To Register or for More Information:

Chief Range Safety Officer


Description:

Pre-Requisites:

Cost:

WHERE:   Massasoit Gun Club                                          21 Abraham Road                                              Riverside, RI

WHEN:    Sundays   2/17   4/21   6/16                                            (8AM - 5PM)

PRICE:      $175

Pre-registration is required - no walkins will be accepted   

This course is open to the public     

MGC Members receive a 15% discount 

To Register or for More Information:


Home Firearm Safety Instructor


Description:

Pre-Requisites:  Each Instructor Candidate will have completed the BIT course within the last 2 years as well as the HFS Course (student version).  Also, they will complete the Pre-Course Evaluation consisting of safehandling and unloading of D/A & S/A revolvers and a semi-auto pistols, as well as various action types for rifles & shotguns.

WHERE:   Massasoit Gun Club                                          21 Abraham Road                                              Riverside, RI

WHEN:    February 24th, 2019

                  Sunday 8 - 5 PM

PRICE:      $150

Pre-registration is required - no walkins will be accepted   

This course is open to the public     

MGC Members receive a 15% discount 

 

To Register or for More Information:


         Refuse To Be A Victim                                Instructor


Description:

Pre-Requisites: Instructor Candidate must be 21 yrs old and have completed the RTBAV Seminar.

WHERE:   Massasoit Gun Club                                          21 Abraham Road                                              Riverside, RI

WHEN:     Contact us for more information

PRICE:      $150

Pre-registration is required - no walkins will be accepted   

This course is open to the public     

MGC Members receive a 15% discount 

 

To Register or for More Information:


Personal Protection In the Home Instructor


Description:

Pre-Requisites:  Each Instructor Candidate will have completed the BIT and Basic Pistol Instructor Certification courses as well as the PPIH course (student version).

WHERE:   Massasoit Gun Club                                          21 Abraham Road                                              Riverside, RI

WHEN:    Contact us for more information

PRICE:      $150

Pre-registration is required - no walkins will be accepted   

This course is open to the public     

MGC Members receive a 15% discount 

 

To Register or for More Information:


TBA


Description:

Pre-Requisites:

WHERE:   Massasoit Gun Club                                          21 Abraham Road                                              Riverside, RI

WHEN:     Contact us for more information

PRICE: 

Pre-registration is required - no walkins will be accepted   

This course is open to the public     

MGC Members receive a 15% discount 

 

To Register or for More Information: