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

YPS(T) course – 05-06 November 2022 @ Whitchurch nr Andover
Nov 5 – Nov 6 all-day
YPS(T) course - 05-06 November 2022 @ Whitchurch nr Andover | Church Crookham | England | United Kingdom
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  HSRC will also be offering other shooting qualification courses this year so please again contact Douglas Millard for information and to express interest.