NRA CCW Instructor Course


April 28, 2099
April 28, 2099 (All day)
Course Length
8 hours
Course Difficulty

Required Equipment:
For this class, you will need the following items:

  • A NY State Pistol Permit
  • A working DEFENSIVE firearm (Must be listed on your NY Permit)
  • 250 rounds of ammunition(MINIMUM)
  • 1 extra magazine or speedloader (MINIMUM)
  • A quality made holster. Waist mounted is preferred.
  • A magazine/speedloader pouch or holder
  • Eye and ear protection
  • A hat with a brim
  • Weather-appropriate AND PROFESSIONAL clothing and footwear (You will be outdoors for part of the course)
  • A notebook
  • 1 3-ring binder
  • Water, snacks, and a lunch.

If you do not have any of the above items or have questions about anything, please contact us before registering

The NRA CCW Instructor course is for those of you thatare already NRA Pistol Instructors and wish to be able to offer training on the proper mindset, lifestyle, and to help your students develop realistic Concealed Carry skills to ensure their  safety and the safety of those they care about.


This new course was developed after the NRA saw a need for a way to involve newer shooters in the concealed carry lifestyle.


You must complete the NRA Basic CCW course prior to attending the Instructor course. You must also be current with your BIT training. (within the last 24 months)


All Instructor candidates must have a good working knowledge of their handgun and be comfortable in the application of safe handling and the operation of their firearm. You must also have skills centered on concealed carry.

In order to pass, you must obtain a 90% or better on the written and a 90% or better on the shooting qualification. THIS IS NOT A SIMPLISTIC QUALIFICATION.


The tuition cost includes the following:  Admission to the instructor workshop and Materials for your use during the training course

Tuition DOES NOT include the required student level NRA Basics of CCW course. You must complete this course prior to attending the Instructor level course.

This LIVE FIRE course is taught by highly skilled and experienced instructors who love their work. They all know the importance of starting out right; and they all want to help you build a solid foundation so that you will be able to fully enjoy the shooting sports for a long time.


NRA CCW Instructor Course



Current NRA Pistol Instructor rating

BIT within the last 24 months

Successful completion of the NRA Basics of CCW course with a passing score of 90% or more

Defensive firearms experience

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Subjects Covered

CCW Course intro

Basic Defensive Skills

Drawing from Concealment

Loading and stoppage Remediation

Mindset, Responding to an Attack, and Aftermath

Carry Modes and Pistol Concealment

Running/Managing a CCW line

Range Preparation

Drill preparation

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