All current NRA-certified firearms instructors, current or former Law Enforcement and current or former Military members are eligible to become NRA Carry Guard instructors.
The following is required in order for your applications to be considered. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Applicants may be subject to a background check, as well as in-person or telephone interviews.
Applications who qualify based upon the above criteria will be required to:
To begin the application process, we need to verify that you have passed the NRA Carry Guard Level 1 training course with Distinction (a score of 90% or higher).
Log in and we'll confirm that you've passed the course with a score of 90% or higher, then you can continue with the next application step.
If you need to take the course for the first time or if you've taken the course before but your score is lower than 90%, then click below to find an upcoming course held near you.
After you've completed the course and have passed with a score of 90% or higher, return to this page to continue the instructor application process.