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Interested in teaching your community how to better protect themselves, their families, and their friends? The benefits and rewards of becoming a Refuse To Be A Victim® instructor come from the very people you will meet and train—and the NRA makes becoming an instructor simple and convenient.

 

Eligibility Requirements:

In order to become a Refuse To Be A Victim® Instructor, you must:

  • Be 18 years of age or older
  • Have a clear criminal record and not be prohibited by any federal, state, or local law, ordinance or regulation from possessing, purchasing, or using firearms. 

Tuition:

$250. No additional fees required. Tuition includes the course fee, required student materials, and NRA instructor certification fee for the first two years. There are no refunds once payment is received.

Note: NRA instructor certification fees must be renewed every two years. The current renewal rate is $30 for two years for NRA members and $50 for two years for non-members.

Included Course Materials:

  • Instructor Development Workshop Kit: Refuse To Be A Victim® Instructor's manual, promotional DVD, Instructor CD, and Student Packet
  • Refuse to be a Victim Student Packet: Student handbook, student firearm supplement, seminar participation certificate, program brochure and Instructor brochure

Time Commitment:

The Instructor Development course requires approximately 12–14 hours to complete. 

TWO WAYS TO BECOME AN INSTRUCTOR

Don't have the time to take the Instructor Development course in a classroom? Become an Instructor from the convenience of your own home by signing up for the Online Instructor Development Course.

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Click the link above and search to find an upcoming Instructor Development workshop near you. Meet fellow Instructors in your area and learn how to teach your own courses from a regional trainer.

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ALREADY AN INSTRUCTOR? 

Be sure to register with the NRA Instructors Portal to establish a Login ID and Password. This portal will allow you to submit your available courses to attract new attendees. 

 

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Want to Know More

Contact us at 800-861-1166 or email refuse@nrahq.org for more information.

Refuse To Be A Victim®

NRA’s Refuse To Be A Victim® program teaches the personal safety tips and techniques you need to be alerted to dangerous situations and to avoid becoming a victim.