This qualification is suitable for those who wish to supervise air gun shooting by Scouts.
Typically, Hampshire runs several of these courses each year.
Youth Proficiency Scheme (YPS) Tutor Courses – supervision of air-rifle target shooting
Dates set as Saturday/Sunday 05/06 November
Hampshire Scouts Rifle Club is organising this National Small-bore Rifle Association (NSRA) Youth Proficiency Scheme (YPS) Tutor’s Diploma course – the basic qualification required for the supervision of target shooting with air rifles as a Scouting Activity.
12 places will be available on this popular weekend 9-5 courses (booked on a first come first served basis – confirmed on receipt of payment) with provisional dates for this course being 05/06 November in Whitchurch nr Andover.
Cost is £90 per head for Scouters and £120 for other youth based, ‘charity’ registered, activity groups (In each case this includes a £45 non-refundable deposit if attendee withdraws). The course covers everything needed to equip candidates to run Scouting/Youth ‘have-a-go’ sessions in air rifle shooting and support young people shooting over a longer period. Refreshments are provided and accommodation / camping locally can be arranged.
Attending candidates must be 18 years+.
All enquiries to Dougal_DLM@yahoo.co.uk HSRC will also be offering other shooting qualification courses this year so please again contact Douglas Millard for information and to express interest.
- The NSRA Licence that accompanies the YPS Tutor’s Diploma is valid for five years. It may be renewed if you have been regularly using the qualification so keeping a record or logbook is very important. The minimum level of use is 25 separate occasions over the 5-year period with at least 5 in the 12 months prior to renewal.
Applications for renewal must be made to the NSRA before your Licence expires.
Write, quoting your Licence number and enclosing your logbook and a cheque for £15.00, payable to “NSRA”, to:
NSRA, Lord Roberts Centre, Bisley Camp, Brookwood, WOKING Surrey, GU24 0NP.
If you want your logbook back, ask for it; otherwise it may be retained.
(Do remember to update your postal address, ‘phone number and email address if any have changed).