NRA FIRST Steps Rifle Orientation
Firearm Instruction, Responsibility, and Safety Training — is the NRA’s response to the American public’s need for a firearm orientation program for new purchasers.
NRA FIRST Steps Rifle orientation is designed to provide a hands-on introduction to the safe handling and proper orientation to one specific rifle action type for classes of four or fewer students. This course is at least three (3) hours and includes classroom and range time learning to shoot a specific rifle action type. Students will learn the NRA’s rules for safe gun handling; the particular rifle model parts and operation; ammunition; shooting fundamentals; cleaning the rifle; and continued opportunities for skill development. Students will receive the Basics of Rifle Shooting handbook, NRA Gun Safety Rules card, Winchester/NRA Marksmanship Qualification booklet, and a FIRST Steps course completion certificate.
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.