NRA Certified RSO Class

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OBJECTIVE

To develop NRA Certified Range Safety Officers (RSOs) who possess the knowledge, skills, and attitude essential to organizing, conducting, and supervising safe shooting activities and range operations.  The primary purpose of a RSO is to provide direct supervision on the firing line to ensure that shooters follow range regulations designed to prevent possible personal injury and property damage.

POINTS OF INSTRUCTION

  • 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 procedure.
  • How to safely unload guns and correct stoppages and malfunctions.

REQUIREMENTS

  • 21 years old or older.
  • Attend the entire course.
  • Participate in discussions and practical exercises.
  • Demonstrate knowledge, skills, and attitude essential to organizing, conducting, and supervising safe shooting activities and range operations.
  • Achieve an examination score of 90% or higher.
  • Submit an application and fee.

What to bring

  • NO live ammunition, percussion caps, propellants, or projectiles in the classroom.
  • Lunch and water, coffee, or drinks.
  • 2” 3-ring binder
  • Pen and pencil
  • Notepad
  • Highlighter