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National Rifle Association
NRA Firearms Instructor

NRA Basic Range Safety Officer Course

To develop NRA Certified Range Safety Officers who possess the KNOWLEDGE. SKILLS, and ATTITUDE essential to organizing, and supervising safe shooting activities and range operations.

The NRA Range Safety Officer program was developed in response to the demand for a nationally recognized range safety officer certification. This course is at least nine (9) hours and includes classroom learning that teaches the basic duties a Range Safety Officer performs.  It provides a thorough introduction to the role of Range Safety Officers (RSOs); range Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs); range safety briefings; range inspections and rules; emergency procedures; and how to clear firearm stoppages and correct malfunctions.  The skills acquired in this course require regular practice which should initially take place under the supervision of a qualified individual – such as an NRA Chief Range Safety Officer (CRSO).  Students will receive the NRA Basic Range Safety Officer Course Student Study Guide.


  • A student must not have been convicted of any felony or family violence offense.

  • A student must not have any felony or family violence charges pending.

  • Students must be legally eligible to possess and/or transport a firearm.

Cost: $181.00

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