This course spans two days, includes NRA Basic Instructor Training, (BIT) and the NRA Pistol Instructor Course itself.

Day 1: 6 hours of Basic Instructor Training and 2 hours of Pistol Instructor Training – 9:00AM-5:00PM
Day 2: Last 8 hours of Pistol Instructor Training – 9:00AM-5:00PM

Pre-requisite for this class:
The Instructor Candidate must complete the full-day Instructor Led Training Basic Pistol Class and bring the certificate of completion to the Instructor class. This is one of the two classes that you will be certified to teach as an NRA Instructor. The second class is the Phase II Basic Pistol Class. You can take ILT Basic Pistol Class at GAT GUNS.

The tuition for the BIT and Pistol instructor class is $300.00 paid to GAT GUNS which includes books, range time, targets and holders. To register, go to the Class Registration page and click on the icon for the class. At the bottom of the next page, click on Register. Fill in the registration form and pay by Credit Card. (Note – registering on the NRA website does not register for the class at GAT GUNS)

You should bring a pistol with 50 rounds of ammunition (.22 through .45, your choice) for the pre-qualification exercise on Saturday morning. You should also bring a 3″ D Ring heavy duty binder for the training guides that are provided in the course. We will break for a 30 min lunch at midday on both days. The course is taught by Lynn Garnand, an experienced NRA Training Counselor and NRA Certified Instructor who has taught NRA Basic Pistol in a variety of venues to a broad spectrum of students.

You will be responsible for the $35-$60 2 year NRA credential application fees. Actual cost is dependent on any existing credentials you have. After registering for this course with us, you must contact the instructor, Lynn Garnand, at (847) 767-2275 for details.

NRA BIT and NRA Pistol Instructior Class – $300

  1. Store Hours:
  2. Monday - Friday: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
  3. Saturday: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
  4. Sunday: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

Note: The Ranges Close 1/2 Hour Before The Store Closes

Holiday Hours:

  • New Years Eve - 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • New Years Day - 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
  • Easter - CLOSED
  • Memorial Day - 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • 4th of July - 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Labor Day - 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Thanksgiving - CLOSED
  • Christmas Eve - 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Christmas Day - CLOSED

GAT Guns Training accepts Credit Cards.