Firearms instructor qualifications vary by state but here are some common requirements that many organizations require you to have:
Extensive knowledge and experience: You should have a thorough understanding of different types of firearms and how they work, as well as experience using them.
Training and education: Take courses on teaching and instructional techniques, as well as courses on specific firearms and their use.
Demonstrated ability to teach: You should be able to clearly and effectively communicate complex concepts to others while displaying patience with the different types of learning styles.
Background check: Expect to undergo a thorough background check to verify trustworthiness and no criminal history.
Due to shortages, please bring ammunition rounds for these courses.
The number of rounds needed are listed under each class.
Ammunition is also available for purchase.
Gun rentals are available as well.
The USCCA Firearms Instructor Certification is the perfect choice for anyone looking to become a certified firearms instructor. This comprehensive course includes 12 hours of classroom instruction and 8 hours of live-fire range instruction, providing you with the knowledge and skills necessary to safely and effectively teach the USCCA Concealed Carry and Home Defense Fundamentals course. Upon successful completion of this course, you will become a USCCA Certified Instructor uniquely authorized to teach this USCCA course. 200 rounds of ammunition is required.