This class is the NRA Chief Range Safety Officer Class. This class is 8-9 hours long. This is a non-shooting class. You have to already be a NRA Range Safety Officer to take this class. This class requires you to take BIT also. If you have not taken BIT or have not taken it in the last 2 years, then you will need to take BIT also. This teaches students how to teach the knowledge, skills, and attitude necessary to safely help run a range.
This class covers pistols, rifles, shotguns, muzzleloaders, and air guns. Students will learn how to teach the roles and responsibilities of a RSO, Range Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), range inspection, range rules, range briefings, emergency procedures, stoppages and malfunctions, etc. Students will receive an instructor manual, RSO Student Study Guide, a Gun Safety Rules brochure, a CRSO test, and a course completion card upon the student passing. Certifications are issued by the NRA Training Dept. There are certification and processing fees that are paid directly to NRA. The fees are $30 if you are an NRA member. The fees are $50 if you are not a NRA member. That is for a 2 year certification. This price doesn't include BIT. Please remember NRA Instructor courses are performance based courses. Students must possess the knowledge, skills and attitude necessary for this level of training. You do not pay and automatically pass instructor training. You pass to have the opportunity to pass.