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Course Goal: To develop NRA Certified Range Safety Officers who possess the knowledge, skills, and attitude essential to organizing, conducting, and supervising safe shooting activities and range operations.
Course Length: 9 hours or more, depending on number of students and skill levels.
Prerequisite: Must be 21 years old or older, with some previous shooting experience.
Student Text: NRA Guide: Basic Range Safety Officer Course
Topics Include: The NRA Basic Range Safety Officer Course topics include: Defining the role of the Range Safety Officer (RSO); The purpose of range Standard Operating Procedures (SOP); Procedures for inspecting a range prior to live fire; Conducting a range safety briefing; Emergency procedures; How to safely unload guns and correct stoppages and malfunctions; and more. You must pass the written exam.
This is a non-shooting course.