YPS(T) Training Courses

Youth Proficiency Scheme (YPS) Tutor Courses: supervision of air-rifle target shooting book onto available courses

Hampshire Scouts Rifle Club is organising a number of National Small-bore Rifle Association (NSRA) Youth Proficiency Scheme (YPS) Tutor’s Diploma courses fthrough to the end of  2022 – the basic qualification required for the supervision of target shooting with air rifles as a Scouting / Youth Activity.

12 places are typically made available on each of these popular weekend 09:00 – 17:00 courses (booked on a first come first served / payment received basis) with dated being:

  • 11-12 June course in Fleet – all places booked 
  • 05-06 November 2022 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 but places are transferable).   

Each course covers everything needed to equip candidates to run Scouting ‘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+.

The courses will be delivered in compliance with any Covid restrictions, adhering to ‘safe practices’ and we’d also currently appreciate a Lateral Flow test being done on the day, before entering the classroom.

All enquiries to Dougal_DLM@yahoo.co.uk  07547 826094.   HSRC will also be offering other shooting qualification courses in 2022/23 and bespoke courses can also be arranged for both Scouting  and Youth organisations.  HSRC can also support training for Activity Centre staff and candidates from outside of Scouting, so please again contact Douglas Millard for information, to express interest, and to discuss requirements and possible options.

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