NRA Firearms Training

Eagle Consulting Services employs NRA Certified Firearms Instructors and Range Safety Officers as well as Massachusetts State Police Certified Basic Firearms Safety Course Instructors. Currently, we are offering the following courses:


NRA Basic Pistol Shooting Course

Teaches the basic knowledge, skills, and attitude for owning and operating a pistol SAFELY. This course is at least 8-hours long and includes classroom and range time learning to shoot revolvers and semi-automatic pistols. Students learn NRA’s 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 NRA Guide to the Basics of Pistol Shooting handbook, NRA Gun Safety Rules brochure, Winchester/NRA Marksmanship Qualification booklet, take the Basics of Pistol Shooting Student Examination, and receive a course completion certificate (Lesson Plan 2nd edition, 2009). This course is a valid Basic Firearms Safety Course and students may use this course as a prerequisite to apply for a Massachusetts License to Carry a Firearm (LTC).


NRA Basics to Personal Protection in the Home

Teaches the basic knowledge, skills, and attitude essential to the safe and efficient use of a handgun for protection of self and family, and to provide information on the law-abiding individual’s right to self-defense. This is an eight-hour course. Students should expect to shoot approximately 100 rounds of ammunition. Students will learn basic defensive shooting skills, strategies for home safety and responding to a violent confrontation, firearms and the law, how to choose a handgun for self-defense, and continued opportunities for skill development. Students will receive the NRA Guide to the Basics of Personal Protection In The Home handbook, NRA Gun Safety Rules brochure, the Winchester/NRA Marksmanship Qualification booklet, and course completion certificate (Lesson Plan, revised 05/09).

The NRA Basic Personal Protection In The Home Course participants must be law abiding, adults (at least 21 years old), and experienced shooters (shooters able to show mastery of the basic skills of safe gun handling, shooting a group, zeroing the firearm, and cleaning the firearm) to maximize what can be learned from this course. Proof of shooting experience can be one of the following: NRA Basic Pistol Course Certificate, NRA FIRST Steps Course Certificate, NRA pistol competitive shooting qualification card, military DD 214 with pistol qualification, or passing the Pre-Course Assessment.

This course is a valid Basic Firearms Safety Course and students may use this course as a prerequisite to apply for a Massachusetts License to Carry a Firearm. This course is also a valid Law Enforcement Officer Safety Act Firearms Safety Course in compliance with Massachusetts General Law 515 CMR 6.00 and Federal Law Title 18, U.S. Code 926B which allows qualified law enforcement officers and qualified retired law enforcement officers to carry a concealed firearm in any jurisdiction of the United States regardless of any state or local law to the contrary, with certain exceptions.


NRA Range Safety Officer Course

Develops NRA Certified Range Safety Officers with the knowledge, skills, and attitude essential to organizing, conducting, and supervising safe shooting activities and range operations. This course is nine hours long and is conducted in a classroom and at a shooting facility. Range Safety Officer candidates will learn roles and responsibilities of an RSO; Range Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs); range inspection; range rules; range briefings; emergency procedures; and firearm stoppages and malfunctions. Each Range Safety Officer Candidate will receive an RSO Student Study Guide, a Basic Firearm Training Program brochure, an NRA Gun Safety Rules brochure, and an Instructor Application/Course Evaluation form. (Lesson Plan 10-05, revised 01-10).


Eagle Consulting Services’ firearms instructors are world class in caliber and have obtained training from the Military, Law Enforcement, and the NRA.



NRA's Refuse To Be A Victim®

Teaches the basic knowledge, skills, and attitude for developing a strategy for one’s personal safety. The seminar includes classroom instruction on a variety of crime prevention strategies, from criminal psychology to automobile crimes to cyber crime. Seminars can vary in length, and may be modified to suit the needs of a particular audience. This is not a firearms instruction course, and does not include instruction in physical combat self-defense. Seminars teach about common weaknesses that criminals may take advantage of, and teaches a variety of corrective measures that are practical, inexpensive, and easy to follow. Strategies include home security, carjack avoidance techniques, cyber safety, and use of personal safety devices. A complete seminar may last as long as eight hours and include the entire lesson plan, but a modified seminar may be as short as 90 minutes and address a specific topic. Students will receive the Refuse To Be A Victim student handbook, NRA Refuse To Be A Victim® brochure, NRA Become A Refuse To Be A Victim® Instructor Brochure, Refuse To Be A Victim® Firearms Supplement, and a course completion certificate.

Coming Soon:

  1. NRA Basics to Personal Protection Outside the Home
  2. NRA Home Firearms Safety


Please contact us for pricing and to schedule a class date. You will receive a response within 24 hours.



Authorized NRA Recruiter

Eagle Consulting Services is also an authorized recruiter of the National Rifle Association. If you are interested in joining the NRA or renewing your membership, you can do it right here! The benefits of an NRA Membership include:

  1. 24/7 Defense of Your Firearm Freedom
  2. Award Winning NRA Magazine
    1. American Rifleman
    2. American Hunter
    3. America’s 1st Freedom
  3. NRA Hat, Membership Card
  4. $1,000 in ArmsCare® Firearms Insurance
  5. $5,000 Life & Accidental Insurance ($10,000 for Life Members)
  6. Invitations to “Friends of NRA” Dinners and Auctions
  7. No annual fee VISA® card with 0% intro APR and 1% cash back (for qualified applicants)
  8. Discounts at over 6,000 hotels and motels nationwide
  9. $10.00 off a 1-Year Membership When You Join Today!
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