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Become A Training Counselor

NRA's comprehensive Training Counselor Development Workshop takes experienced Instructors to the next level by teaching them how to create new Instructors through the NRA instructional methodology. Once certified as one of a privileged few NRA Training Counselors you will be able to certify and mentor Instructor Candidates in the ratings you possess.

Want To Find Out If You're Eligible?

Log into your account to find out if you are eligible to attend a Training Counselor Development Workshop, the cost of a workshop, and when and where they are occurring. When you become eligible, you will see a message indicating your eligibility.

To be eligible to attend an NRA Training Counselor Development Workshop, you must be an NRA Certified Instructor for a minimum of 24 months with the Pistol or Advanced Certified Pistol discipline plus one other live-fire instructional discipline. Additionally, you must conduct a minimum of 10 NRA courses (as the lead trainer), have taught a minimum of 50 students using a combination of two live-fire disciplines and reported through your account.

If you have questions regarding this process, email your questions to [email protected].

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For more information about the NRA's Firearm Training Courses, call 703-267-1500.

Firearm Training

The NRA Education & Training Department provides a variety of programs to develop safe, ethical and responsible shooters and instructors.