NRA Instructor & Range Officer Training


NRA Certified Instructor and Range Safety Officer Training

Chief Instructor Kevin Sadeski is an NRA Certified Training Counselor giving him the privilege of being able to train NRA Certified Instructors and Range Safety Officers. NRA Certified Pistol Instructors are able to teach the Ohio Concealed Carry (CCW, CHL) training classes.

A summary of each NRA certified course is listed below. Please click on the upcoming dates to get more info on the training.

Click here to become an Ohio Concealed Carry Instructor.


NRA Basic Instructor Training

Required before taking any instructor level classes – Included in some classes

Course Goal: To develop NRA Certified Instructors who possess the knowledge, skill, and attitude necessary to conduct the NRA Basic Firearms Training Courses.

Prerequisites: None

Course Length: 6 Hours

Fee: $150

Course Details and Pre-Course Qualification Packet

Upcoming Class Dates: This course is conducted with the NRA Certified Pistol Instructor Training. You can see those dates below or Contact us to be notified about upcoming dates and details

NRA Certified Pistol Instructor - Teach Ohio Concealed Carry

Meets Ohio’s requirements to teach Ohio conceal carry classes

Course Goal: To develop NRA Certified Instructors who possess the knowledge, skill, and attitude necessary to conduct the NRA Basic Pistol Shooting Course and to teach for the Ohio and some other states Concealed Handgun Carry License (CCW, CHL).

Prerequisites: Completion of the pre-course qualification

Course Length: 8 hours (Basic Instructor Training is required before taking this course and it will be offered concurrently)

Fee: $250 (Includes the $150 Basic Instructor Training)

Course Details and Pre-Course Qualification Packet

Upcoming Class Date Links: November 18 & 19, 2017; December 16 & 17, 2017

NRA Certified Personal Protection In The Home Instructor

Course Goal: To develop NRA Certified Instructors who possess the knowledge, skill, and attitude necessary to conduct the NRA Personal Protection In The Home Course and to train for concealed handgun licenses.

Prerequisites: Must be an NRA Certified Pistol Instructor; Must have completed the BIT within the past 24 months; And must complete of the pre-course qualification listed in the PDF below (NRA Requirement).

Course Length: 9 hours (Basic Instructor Training is required to have been completed within 24 months before taking this course)

Course Details and Pre-Course Qualification Packet

Fee: $175

Upcoming Class Date Links: No dates scheduled as of now, email for more details. 

NRA Certified Range Safety Officer (RSO)

This NRA RSO certification will allow you to run range activities including range activities for the Boy Scouts of American (BSA) events. The BSA require that a Certified RSO (separate from the instructor(s)) is present to run the range at all BSA shooting events. You need to be an NRA Certified Instructor to train at BSA events. Refer to this webpage for more details on working with the BSA.

Course Goal: To develop NRA Certified Range Safety Officers who possess the knowledge, skill, and attitude essential to organizing, conducting, and supervising safe shooting activities and range operations.

Prerequisites: Must be 21 years old or older and have familiarity with firearms and range operations.

Course Length: 9 hours

Fee: $125

Course Details and Pre-Course Qualification Packet

Upcoming Class Date Links (Taught by Chief RSO / Instructor Stacy Duncan): November 17, 2017; December 15, 2017

NRA Certified Chief Range Safety Officer (CRSO)

Course Goal: To develop NRA Certified Chief Range Safety Officers who possess the knowledge, skill, and attitude necessary to train and supervise NRA Range Safety Officers and to provide the essential information required to develop Range Standard Operating Procedures.

Prerequisites: Must be a current NRA Certified Instructor and RSO. And must have completed the NRA Basic Instructor Training within 24 months. Bring your RSO student packet to class (from RSO training); if you don’t have one ask Kevin.

Course Length: 8 hours (Basic Instructor Training is required to have been completed within 2 years before taking this course)

Fee: $175

Course Details and Pre-Course Qualification Packet

Upcoming Class Date Links: No dates posted as of now, e-mail for upcoming dates