A Chief Range Safety Officer is someone essential to training and supervising NRA Range Safety Officers and developing range standard operating procedures. Course prerequisites are required for this course, see below. Course length: 14 hours.
The Chief Range Safety Officer course develops candidates who possess the knowledge, skills and attitude necessary to train and supervise NRA Range Safety Officers. Learn more...
Course Synopsis: The Chief Range Safety Officer course develops candidates who possess the knowledge, skills and attitude necessary to train and supervise NRA Range Safety Officers. The course is presented in two parts: NRA Basic Instructor Training, and NRA Chief Range Safety Officer training. Students demonstrate organizational and teaching skills via participation in practical exercises during the course, and complete an instructor certification examination. Students will receive the NRA Trainer’s Guide, NRA Range Safety Officer Course lesson plan and NRA Range Safety Officer course student packet. The **course is conducted with a minimum of four (4) candidates. The instructor candidate need not be a member of the NRA, but NRA membership is strongly recommended. Joining prior to the course date will facilitate the credentialing process for you. Click the following link to: JOIN THE NRA.
Candidate and Course Requirements: The prospective Chief Range Safety Officer candidate must:
1.) have successfully completed the NRA Basic Range Safety Officer course.
2.) be a NRA Certified Range Safety Officer.
3.) complete the precourse questionnaire. The precourse questionnaire can be downloaded here: Pre-Course Questionaire. The completed precourse questionnaire can be mailed to my address or sent through email at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
4.) must successfully complete the Basic Instructor Training and NRA Chief Range Safety Officer training. Sessions include standard operating procedures, inspections, emergency procedures, firearm stoppages and malfunctions, safety briefings.
5.) must demonstrate organizational and teaching skills via participation in practical exercises.
6.) must complete the NRA Chief Range Safety Course Instructor and NRA Basic Instructor Training examinations with a minimum score of ninety (90) percent.
7.) must attend and participate in both of the days' lessons.
8.) must finalize the credentialing process at nrainstructors.org within 30 days after the course report was submitted.
Course Fee Information: The course fee is $300.00 per student.
Payment Options: Accepted forms of payment are: personal check or USPS Money order (Made payable to: Robert D. Soule, Jr.), cash (exact change please) or through PayPal; you can use credit/debit card/PayPal account. The course fee ($300.00) is expected upon issuance of the course completion certificate.
**NRA policy requires that there be at least four (4) participants for the course to be held.