CCW Instructor

This is the NRA CCW Instructor course and will focus on developing the knowledge, skills, and attitude necessary for Instructor Candidates to teach carrying and using a concealed pistol ethically, responsibly, and with confidence. As a result of participating in this course, the Instructor Candidate will be able to explain and demonstrate the following:

  • How to apply the NRA Rules for Safe Gun Handling when carrying a concealed firearm,
  • basic principles of concealment,
  • the difference between cover and concealment,
  • drawing from the holster,
  • levels of mental awareness,
  • developing the proper mindset when using a pistol for personal defense,
  • clearing common stoppages, and more. 


Additionally, the Instructor Candidates must pass the CCW Instructor Level shooting qualification Course of Fire.


Prerequisite dates available within the same training wee