I would like to draw your attention to an upcoming certified NRA Certified - Range Safety Officer (RSO) Class being conducted in Nashua, New Hampshire, in January.
In the current climate of gun awareness, Range Safety has a forefront position in the long term viability of our shooting ranges, if you need to increase the number of Certified RSOs in your organization, this is an opportunity locally.
This one-day course will be conducted Saturday January 11, 2014 starting promptly at 8:00 amand ending at ~5:00 pm.
Course Location for classroom instruction will be: Horse Pond Fish and Game Club, at 13 Horsepond Ave, Nashua, NH 03063.
We will be conducting portions of the class at the Club’s clubhouse and outdoor ranges, (rain or shine, prepare for conditions and expect to spend 1+ hours outdoors. Directions to class location will be emailed on request. Contact instructor regarding special accommodations needed / available at training locations.
Course Description: This course is approximately 9 hours long and is conducted in a classroom and at a shooting facility. Range Safety Officer (RSO) 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. Course includes all materials needed.
Each Range Safety Officer Candidate will receive an NRA Student Packet; RSO Student Study Guide, a Basic Firearm Training Program brochure, an NRA Gun Safety Rules brochure, and an Instructor Application/Course Evaluation form.
No prior safety officer training or instructor credentials are needed. Prior shooting experience helpful, but not mandatory. Familiarization and practice on many action types, from pistols, rifles, shotguns, to muzzle loading firearms is also a plus, but not required. You must be 21 in order to attend this course. Course is open to all participants.
Course Fee is $100.00 which includes all class materials as well as lunch and morning/afternoon light refreshments are included. (if you have special diet requirements please “bring your own”)Reduced class fee for members of the Horse Pond Fish & Game Club; contact instructor.
Please note that payment of additional certification and processing fees directly to the NRA ($30.00 for NRA members & $50.00 for non-members of the NRA) is required for initial certification as a NRA Certified RSO.
Special Note: This is a non-shooting class, there is no need to bring firearms, ammo or powder. Classroom area is strict no live ammo zone. Bring eye & hearing protection for range visit portion of class. (you will not be shooting, but range may be active with other Club members during our visit)
Your Club’s Materials: Please feel welcome to bring a copy of your Club or organizations: Standard Operating Procedures, (SOPs), Range Rules, New Member or Shooter Orientations documents for us to use as part of the class.
Registration for the Class is available at the NRA Training website by searching for Range Safety Officer classes in New Hampshire, or by using this direct link to the Course Sign-up
NRA Certified - Instructor
NRA Certified - Chief Range Safety Officer