Tennessee Handgun Carry Permit Classes:

We are booked through Saturday 13 February 2016 Check our carry permit training schedule for availability.

Due to high demand for our training we are now booking Carry Permit classes up through 17 April 2016
NRA Certified Range Safety Officer Class:
15 November
Instructor Classes:
NRA Basic Instructor Training (Instructor Development):
Friday 13 November 4-10 PM

NRA Basic Pistol Instructor Class:
Saturday 14 November

NRA Certified Chief Range Safety Officer Class:
Sunday 15 November

NRA Certified Chief Range Safety Officer

NRA Certified Chief Range Safety Officer  Chie Range Safety Officer Emblem

For information on registering for the 16 August 2015 class and how to make your deposit payment Click Here

Instructor: Mike Crow- NRA Training Counselor, 865.234.7053 or mcrow@firearmsclasses.com

Tuition Cost: $295.00 each.

Course Length: Ten and one half Hours. If this is your first NRA instructor course and you need the Basic Instructor Training class (a pre-requisite) which is taught on the Friday evening prior to this class from 4p.m. to 10 p.m., then the total time will be 16 and one half hours, classroom and non-shooting range time and you will add $95 to cover the cost for the Basic Instructor Training class being taught on Friday evening, just prior.

Course Goals: To develop NRA Certified Chief Range Safety Officers who posses the knowledge, skills, and attitudes essential to organizing, conducting, and supervising safe shooting activities and range operations and train Certified Range Safety Officers.

Student Text: NRA Basic Range Safety Officer Course Student Study Guide

Course Lessons: Lesson 1–  Introduction to the NRA Chief  Range Safety Officer Course (up to One Hour)

Lesson 2- Teaching the Role of the NRA Range Safety Officer and Range Standard Operating Procedures  (up to One Hour)

Lesson 3- Teaching Range Inspection and Range Rules (up to Two Hours)

Lesson 4- Teaching Range Safety Briefing (up to Two Hours)

Lesson 5- Teaching Emergency Procedures (up to Two Hours)

Lesson 6- Teaching Firearm Stoppages and Malfunctions (up to Three Hours)

Lesson 7- Test and Review (up to Two Hours)

Location: Austin’s Tennessee Firearms School Classroom Facility, 156 Talmeda Rd., Oak Ridge, TN 37830  Phone: 865.234.7053

Schedule: 16 August 2015 from 8:00 AM until 6:30 PM.

What to Bring: A safe attitude; a desire for additional safety, a desire to teach, and firearm knowledge and skills.  Snacks and drinks if you wish.  Your current NRA training certificates.  A copy of this course syllabus.

What we will provide: NRA Chief Range Safety Officer Course Student Study Guide; NRA Range Safety Officer Student packet, Various Brochures; Various rifles, shotguns, pistols and revolvers, eye and ear protection; Handbooks; Writing materials; various learning and training aids; multiple handouts; dummy ammunition (snap-caps); Enthusiasm; a safe learning environment.  NRA “Chief Range Safety Officer Certificate”.

Notes: There is no shooting, dry firing, or ownership program associated with this course. Safety only.  Pre-registration is required so that we will have sufficient materials on hand for all participants.  We need two weeks lead time to insure delivery from the NRA resource center.


1)  You must currently be an NRA Certified Range Safety Officer

2) Pre-course Questionnaire. This will be sent to you upon your registration.

3) $35.00 non-refundable deposit. Add $35 if you need to take the BIT course Friday evening for a total of $70.  Deposits will be deducted from total fee when you attend class-this is required to partially cover the NRA materials and other materials I provide). All deposits must be received no later than close of business on 30 July 2015

4) Pre-registration

5) You must be legally able to own firearms

For information on making deposits and registration for the 16 August 2015 class Click Here