NRA Range Safety Officer Course

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This course is nine hours long and conducted in a classroom and may include portions of class conducted on the Range. Range Safety Officer candidates will learn roles and responsibilities of an RSO; Range Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs); range inspection; range rules; range briefings; emergency procedures; and firearm stoppages and malfunctions. Each Range Safety Officer Candidate will receive an RSO Student Study Guide, a Basic Firearm Training Program brochure, an NRA Gun Safety Rules brochure, an Instructor Application/Course Evaluation form.

PLEASE NOTE: Certificates are issued by the NRA training department, therefore there is also additional certification and processing fee payable to the NRA.  ($35.00 for NRA members & $50.00 for non-members) for initial certification as a NRA RSO. All first time instructors, coaches, and range safety officers pay a flat credentialing fee of $50 for a 2- year term. Additional ratings are added at a rate of $20 per rating. Renewals are $50 for a 2-year term regardless of how many ratings are being renewed.

NRA Member Benefit: Credentialing fees are $35 for a 2- year term.

Please download and read our liability waiver.

Upcoming Classes

March 10, 2024 - 9am/7pm
August 25, 2024 - 9am/7pm

$100.00 Non-TCSC member
$  90.00 TCSC member
$  80.00 TCSC member (with 20 hrs.)
$  40.00 BSA/Other youth program leaders

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