The NRA Training Courses







NRA Approved and Sanctioned Courses that qualify for Oregon's "Concealed Handgun Certification" per ORS 166.291

Courses that teach the basic knowledge, skills, and attitude for owning and operating firearms safely.

NRA Basic Pistol
NRA Defensive Handgun
NRA Range Safety Officer
NRA Refuse To Be a Victim
NRA Shotgun
NRA Rifle

This course is at least 6-hours long and includes classroom and range time learning to shoot revolvers and semi-automatic pistols. Students learn the rules for safe gun handling; pistol parts and operation; ammunition; shooting fundamentals; range rules; shooting from the bench rest position, and two handed standing positions; cleaning the pistol; and continued opportunities for skill development. Students will receive the Guide to the Basics of Pistol Shooting handbook, Gun Safety Rules brochure, Winchester/Marksmanship Qualification booklet, take a Basics of Pistol Shooting Student Examination, and course completion certificate.


INSTRUCTORS - David Cunningham and Elizabeth Cunningham