BPI311 – NRA Basic Pistol Instructor Course 10-Hours


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What courses are required to become an NRA Pistol Instructor?

  • Completion of the official NRA Basic Pistol Student ILT Course ($99).
  • Completion of the NRA Basic Instructor Training (BIT) Course ($99).
  • Completion of the NRA Pistol Instructor Course ($199).

What are the other requirements?

  • Positive attitude about firearms, firearms safety and the responsible exercise of our firearms rights.
  • Sincere desire to help others to become safe and effective with a handgun.

What can you do with this credential?

  • Teach the NRA Basic Pistol Student ILT Course – Full instructor-led training version.
  • Teach the NRA Basic Pistol Student Blended Course – Phase II practical handling & range session.
  • Teach the NRA Marksmanship Simulation Course.
  • Teach a non-NRA Concealed Carry Permit Course of your own design.
  • Teach a non-NRA Concealed Carry Permit Course developed by a third party with their permission.
  • Teach other non-NRA handgun courses based upon your training, experience and skills.
  • Teach family, loved ones, friends and co-workers plus other law-abiding folks.
  • Teach firearms courses as a sideline or make it a real business.

Who may take this course?

  • Law-abiding citizens and legal residents who are not prohibited from possessing firearms.
  • Adults 21 and over become NRA Certified Pistol Instructors.
  • Ages 18 – 20 become NRA Assistant Pistol Instructors.
  • Ages 13 – 17 become NRA Apprentice Instructors.

Additional Information

This instructor course is usually paired with BIT ($99) so that both courses can be completed in a single weekend. If you need to complete the Basic Pistol Student Course, which is also a requirement, we usually offer it on the weekend before the instructor course and/or on the immediately-preceding Friday to make it a 3-day program.