BOULDER RIFLE AND PISTOL CLUB
Boulder City, NV.

Training: National Rifle Association Classes

BRPC NRA Training

The Boulder Rifle and Pistol Club provides training in N.R.A. classes by N.R.A. certified instructors.

Training Dates, Times and Registration

The current dates of the training conducted by the Boulder Rifle and Pistol Club can be found on the Events Calendar page.

Class time/length does not include 1 hour lunch break.

All N.R.A. courses must be registered with the N.R.A. web site. It is required that you register with the N.R.A., the N.R.A. web site enforces the class size and registration cut-off dates. The Boulder Rifle and Pistol Club does not send out notice of registration. It is highly recommended that you print/save the final page of the registration process with the N.R.A.

N.R.A. Range Safety Officer Class

The Boulder Rifle and Pistol Club provides two N.R.A. Range Safety Officer Certification Classes per year. The N.R.A. Range Safety Officer Certification Class consists of 8 hours of classroom instruction. All Boulder Rifle and Pistol Club Range Masters / Range Officers, Activity/Event Leads and Contractors are required to complete this course and attend a session with the Chief Range Master.

N.R.A. Chief Range Safety Officer Class

The Boulder Rifle and Pistol Club provides one N.R.A. Chief Range Safety Officer Certification Classes per year. The N.R.A. Chief Range Safety Officer Certification Class consists of 8 hours of classroom instruction and is a continuation of the N.R.A. Range Safety Officer Certification Class.

Prerequisite: The N.R.A. Chief Range Safety Officer certification requires the completion of the N.R.A. Range Safety Officer Class or a valid and current N.R.A. Range Safety Officer certification.

N.R.A. Basic Pistol, Rifle and Shotgun Classes

At this time there is no regularly scheduled training event for the rifle or shotgun. Such training can be arranged with the Boulder Rifle and Pistol Club volunteer instructors and is available for small (2) to large (20) groups, as time and schedules permits. Basic Rifle and Shotgun training classes requires 10 to 14 hours. Age requirements 12 for Rifle and Shotgun.

Basic Pistol training can be taken with the Nevada Concealed Carry Weapon and Utah Concealed Firearm Permits Class by registering as a Pistol Only student. Age requirement is16 for Pistol. See the Concealed Carry Weapon Classes page for full details, completion of the law component is not required and fees are listed below in the Training Cost section.

Optionally, you can contact the Boulder Rifle and Pistol Club and ask for individual training conducted on the range by one of the Boulder Rifle and Pistol Club volunteer certified instructors as time and schedules permits. One on one training requires 4 hours and is conducted based on instructor availability.

N.R.A. Basic Metallic Cartridge Reloading Course

The Boulder Rifle and Pistol Club provides a one day N.R.A. class in Basic Metallic Cartridge Reloading. All training materials are provided and the reloading will involve 9mm, .38 SPL and .223 REM calibers to cover all of the basic center fire modern metallic cartridges currently in wide use. If you have firearms in these calibers you can fire them when we finish the class.

N.R.A. Basic Shotgun Shell Reloading Course

The Boulder Rifle and Pistol Club provides a one day N.R.A. class in Basic Metallic Cartridge Reloading. All training materials are provided and the reloading will involve the 12 gauge shot shell to cover the basic center fire modern shot shell currently in wide use. If you have firearms in these calibers you can fire them when we finish the class.

N.R.A. Defensive Pistol Class

The Boulder Rifle and Pistol Club provides N.R.A. Defensive Pistol Class once per year. This class is designed by the N.R.A. for students who have completed a state Conceal Carry Weapon permit process or either of the N.R.A. Personal Protection In the Home or Basic Pistol classes. The N.R.A. Defensive Pistol Class consists of range activities only. The range activities include such items as: Presentation, Concealed Presentation, Multiple Barrier types, Multiple Targets, Fire on the Move and Flashlight aided shooting. The class is 8 hours long.

Prerequisite: Basic Pistol Training including any one of: Any State Conceal Weapon Carry permit, Military Training, N.R.A. Basic Pistol, N.R.A. Personal Protection In the Home, N.R.A. Personal Protection Outside the Home or other firearm training school coarse of training involving live fire.

Required equipment: The student must provide a strong side only belt holster, hearing protection, eye protection, a hat with a brim, knee pads (recommended), a center fire semi-automatic/revolver pistol, two magazines/speed loaders, flashlight and 200 rounds of Factory Ammunition.

N.R.A. Personal Protection outside the Home Classes

The Boulder Rifle and Pistol Club provides N.R.A. Personal Protection outside the Home Classes once per year for Personal Protection outside the Home. This class is designed by the N.R.A. for students who have completed a state Conceal Carry Weapon permit process or either of the N.R.A. Personal Protection In the Home or Basic Pistol classes. The N.R.A. Personal Protection outside the Home Class consists of two parts taught over two days.
Level I: 9 hours of classroom and range instruction on Saturday.
Level II: 5 hours or range instruction on Sunday, requires completion of Level I.

Prerequisite: Basic Pistol Training including any one of: Any State Conceal Weapon Carry permit, Military Training, N.R.A. Basic Pistol, N.R.A. Personal Protection In the Home or other firearm training school coarse of training involving live fire.

Required equipment: The student must provide a strong side only belt holster, hearing protection, eye protection, a hat with a brim, knee pads (recommended), a center fire semi-automatic/revolver pistol, two magazines/speed loaders, flashlight (Level II only) and 100 rounds of Factory Ammunition for each level taken.

N.R.A. Basic Pistol Instructor Class

The Boulder Rifle and Pistol Club provides N.R.A. Instructor Certification Class once per year for Basic Pistol. The N.R.A. Instructor Certification Class consists of 9 hours of classroom instruction on Saturday and a combination of 8 hours of classroom and range instruction on Sunday. Instructor Candidates learn how to conduct a class and instruct students on the range.

Required equipment: The Instructor Candidates must provide a strong side only belt holster, hearing protection, eye protection, a hat with a brim, a center fire semi-automatic/revolver pistol, two magazines/speed loaders and 100 rounds of Factory Ammunition.

N.R.A. Basic Rifle Instructor Class

The Boulder Rifle and Pistol Club provides N.R.A. Instructor Certification Class once per year for Basic Rifle. The N.R.A. Instructor Certification Class consists of 10 hours of classroom instruction on Saturday and a combination of 10 hours of classroom and range instruction on Sunday. Instructor Candidates learn how to conduct a class and instruct students on the range.

Required equipment: The Instructor Candidates must provide hearing protection, eye protection, a hat with a brim, a center fire rifle capable of 200 meters, one magazine, if required, 40 rounds of rifle Factory Ammunition.

N.R.A. Basic Shotgun Instructor Class

The Boulder Rifle and Pistol Club provides N.R.A. Instructor Certification Class once per year for Basic Shotgun. The N.R.A. Instructor Certification Class consists of 9 hours of classroom instruction on Saturday and a combination of 8 hours of classroom and range instruction on Sunday. Instructor Candidates learn how to conduct a class and instruct students on the range.

Required equipment: The Instructor Candidates must provide hearing protection, eye protection, a hat with a brim, a shotgun in 12, 16 or 20 gauge, 25 rounds of shotgun Factory Ammunition.

N.R.A. Personal Protection In the Home Instructor Class

The Boulder Rifle and Pistol Club provides N.R.A. Instructor Certification Class once per year for Personal Protection In the Home. The N.R.A. Instructor Certification Class consists of 8 hours of classroom instruction on Saturday and a combination of 6 hours of classroom and range instruction on Sunday. Instructor Candidates learn how to conduct a class and instruct students on the range.

Prerequisite: N.R.A. Basic Pistol Instructor Certification.

Required equipment: The Instructor Candidates must provide a strong side only belt holster, hearing protection, eye protection, a hat with a brim, a center fire semi-automatic/revolver pistol, two magazines/speed loaders and 100 rounds of Factory Ammunition.

N.R.A. Personal Protection Outside the Home Instructor Class

The Boulder Rifle and Pistol Club provides N.R.A. Instructor Certification Class once per year for Personal Protection outside the Home. The N.R.A. Instructor Certification Class consists of 8 hours of classroom instruction on Saturday and a combination of 6 hours of classroom and range instruction on Sunday. Instructor Candidates learn how to conduct a class and instruct students on the range.

Prerequisite: N.R.A. Personal Protection In the Home Instructor Certification and N.R.A. Personal Protection Outside the Home Student Certification.

Required equipment: The Instructor Candidates must provide a strong side only belt holster, hearing protection, eye protection, a hat with a brim, a center fire semi-automatic/revolver pistol, two magazines/speed loaders and 200 rounds of Factory Ammunition.

Training Location:

Boulder Rifle and Pistol Club Training Bays and Classroom A on the Courtesy Range.

Training Dates and Times:

Class registration and fee collection is handled during the 30 minutes prior to the class start.
All Events Calendar start times indicate registration/fee collection start time. Instruction starts 30 minutes later.

NRA Training Costs:

$75.00 Range Safety Officer
$150.00 Chief Range Safety Officer
$150.00 Instructor, all versions
$150.00 Defensive Pistol
$150.00 Personal Protection, all versions
$50.00 Reloading, all versions
$10.00 Basic Pistol, Rifle or Shotgun

The following discounts apply to all NRA training except Basic Pistol, Rifle or Shotgun.

$25.00 B.R.P.C. Member
Half Price Active Duty Military. Presentation of military I.D. at the training event is required. This discount is not cumulative with the membership discount.

Clarification of Acceptable Factory Ammunition:

Any original or re-manufactured ammunition produced by a commercial vendor for general shooting. No hand loads. No specialty ammunition.

More Information:

National Rifle Association (N.R.A.)
Contact the Training Lead for Boulder Rifle and Pistol Club, training@brpc1.org.