As an Amazon Associate, this site earns a commission from Amazon sales.

September 4th, 2018

NRA Home Firearm Safety Course

home gun safety NRA Blog

This article based on story by Jason J. Brown, Editor
Americans are purchasing firearms at a historic rate, with more than 27 million NICS background checks performed in 2016, the closest indicator of gun sales in the U.S. Gun ownership is a great responsibility, entailing not only a well-formed understanding of the basic rules of gun safety while shooting, but at all times. Gun safety is never more important than inside your own home. Gun safety isn’t just for gun owners — it’s a critical skill for everyone.

The NRA’s Eddie Eagle GunSafe® program has taught more than 29 million American youth what to do if they find a unsecured gun. Adults should also know how to properly handle a gun, load and unload it, perform basic maintenance, and safely store it so unauthorized persons can’t access it.

NRA’s Home Firearm Safety Course covers safe gun handling and storage fundamentals. The course requires no time on the range, and can be accomplished in as little as four hours. NRA Certified Instructors teach students the NRA three rules of safe gun handling, explore the types and basic function of firearms, and discuss primary causes of firearm-related accidents.

In the Home Firearm Safety Course, students will also learn about gun parts, ammunition, basic gun cleaning and care, and provide hands-on training on how to safely unload select types of guns. Each participant receives the NRA Home Firearm Safety handbook, NRA Gun Safety Rules brochure, Basic Firearm Training Program brochure, and a course completion certificate.

home gun safety NRA Blog

The NRA’s network of more than 128,000 NRA Certified Instructors delivers the Home Firearm Safety Course at locations nationwide. To find a course near you or learn about other NRA Training programs, visit the NRA Training portal.

home gun safety NRA Blog

This story appears courtesy the NRA Blog.

Permalink News 3 Comments »
April 30th, 2010

New Edition of NRA Training Counselor Guide Released

NRA Training Counselor GuideThe NRA Training Counselor Guide (TC Guide) is the “textbook” used for training new NRA instructors. It includes lesson plans and course outlines for Basic Instructor Training, plus NRA Instructor qualifications and assessment exercises. The new THIRD Edition of the TC Guide (complete with PowerPoint CD) has just been released. Shooting organizations involved in training NRA Instructors should replace older TC Guides with the new Third Edition.

The new TC Guide incorporates several policy changes and formatting has been standardized. The new edition also allows revisions to be posted as addenda, making it easier to update. The print version of the new TC Guide (3rd Ed.) is available from the NRA program materials center for $45.00. Later this year the NRA hopes to release a digital version of the TC Guide at a reduced cost.

Permalink New Product, Shooting Skills No Comments »