The following classes are offered periodically in the Cedar Rapids, IA area by certified NRA instructors.
Basic Pistol September 30, 2012 (Sunday) ($95)
Personal Protection in the Home
Home Firearm Safety
Iowa Conceal Carry Class (Not an NRA cetified class)
The following classes are also offered periodically for the training of new NRA instructors by a certified NRA training counselor.
Basic Instructor Training (BIT) Pistol
All three of the above will be offered September 14 - 16, 2012 (three day classs) (Friday, Saturday, Sunday) ($350)
Basic Instructor Training (BIT) Pistol October 26 and 27 (Friday, Saturday)
Personal Protection in the Home October 28, 2012 (Sunday) (Prerequisite: Must have Pistol Instructor certification) ($175)
Home Firearm Safety
Range Safety Officer (RSO)
RSO training will be offered to students that may want that certification during the September and October instuctor classes. Cost $75
This group of dedicated, both male and female firearms instructors has been teaching firearm classes for both the NRA and Iowa Hunter Education for many years in the Cedar Rapids, Iowa area. We pride ourselves in giving a quality class to our students without the biases you might find in other classes.
If you don’t find a current scheduled date listed for a class above, email us so we know what the interest is. When we are seeing a group of people requesting a class we will set a date and email those that have shown an interest.
You may also register for a class online at the NRAInstructors
North Linn Fish and Game, this is the location of our classes that require shooting.
Note: These are NRA Certified classes conducted by NRA Certified instructors.
Basic Pistol Class
North Linn Fish & Game Club
Central City, IA
CLASS TIME: 8 AM – 5 PM
This course will teach you the basic knowledge, skills and attitude necessary for owning and using a handgun safely. Course lessons will cover; Pistol Knowledge & Safe Gun Handling of revolvers and semi-automatics, Ammunition knowledge, Fundamentals of Pistol Shooting, Live fire – personalized instruction, Two-handed Shooting Positions, and Pistol Sports and activities.
The class WILL qualify you for the new Iowa Concealed Carry law taking effect January 1, 2011.
CLASS FEE: $95 per person includes student manual & lunch.
Class space is limited to 10
Note: This is an NRA Certified class conducted by NRA Certified instructors.
Renewal of a permit to carry will require the permit holder to take a firearms training class or qualify on a range with a certified firearms instructor per Iowa Code 724.11.
We will be conducting a range qualification at the North Linn Fish and Game Club on the following date. Cost will be $25.
Please click here to make an appointment for range qualification.
Note: This is not an NRA Certified Qualification, but is conducted by NRA Certified instructors per Iowa Code.
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