Training for Leaders

All courses are given by one or more

  • NSRA County, Regional or National Coaches

HSRC residential courses are open to Leaders and other adult members of the Scout and Guide Associations within Hampshire and elsewhere.

Adults working with other recognised youth organisations may also be accepted; a current DBS Disclosure letter must be produced with application.

Courses can also be arranged in your own District.

Experienced Club members can also train as NSRA Range Conducting Officers to conduct small-bore rifle shooting.

Training Dates

Club Instructor Airgun Course
Nov 16 – Nov 17 all-day
Club Instructor Airgun Course
NSRA SW Region Training Club Instructor Airgun Course Course Details and Booking Form Date:     Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th November 2019 Start Time:          09:00 for 09:15               Finish Time:       17:15 both days Venue: Bournemouth Small Bore Rifle & Pistol Club, Chapel Gate Sports complex adjacent to Bournemouth International Airport, BH23 6BL Cost: £90 Scouts mem no and group/district, £100 shooting clubs, £110 commercial The course fee includes an NSRA course handbook, DBS check (if needed) and certificate (valid for 5 years). Notes: Applications for places will be accepted with payment only. Tea and coffee will be supplied but bring your own food, no accommodation. Outline: The course is to give students the ability to provide instruction in the disciplines of Air Rifle and Air Pistol at club level. The course is suited to those with experience as a shooter, instructor or coach. Course tutors Chrissy Monksummers, Gary Pidgeon, Craig Powis. To be certificated on successful completion of the course students must be individual members of the NSRA or current members of the Scout Association, and also have completed an RCO qualification or hold a valid YPST qualification. Those who are not members of either Scouting and/or the NSRA, or do not hold a current RCO (or YPST) qualification may complete the course and received a “Basic Techniques Certificate” which may subsequently be upgraded as and when the necessary membership / RCO (YPST) qualification is in place. Students are required to bring their own rifles/pistols .177 air only, air (some will be available), ammunition and related equipment to the course, it is for the student to ensure the equipment and its transportation meets legal requirements. Questions / Queries / “Special Requirements” If you have any queries or special requirements please contact Chrissy Monksummers – NSRA SW Region Head Coach (Coach Education) 01747 822202, mob 07799 834747, email Please complete lower half and return with payment to secure place, cheque payable to Chrissy Monksummers by 2nd November 2019. Bacs to First Direct Bank sort code 40-47-78 Account number – 20452904 Course form – CI Airgun Nov 2019