AG & AG Certified Trainer Requirements
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You can earn all of these nationally recognized achievements in your own home community — or in one extended weekend!
Our Lead Instructor Team has packaged all of training and credentials you need into three comprehensive days of in-person instruction, followed by online instruction. More info coming soon!
The AG & AG Certified Trainer designation puts you in an elite group of firearms professionals that are committed to providing the safest, highest quality entry-level instructional experience to women and girls across the USA. This certifies that you have independently attained not just one, but a compilation of nationally recognized credentials, including:
Certified Pistol Instructor
Knowing how to shoot is an important requirement, but you will also need to know how to teach others to shoot. Having a certification from a nationally recognized organization ensures that you are qualified to host a live-fire event and provide consistent safety standards throughout the AG & AG community.
Certified Range Safety Officer
A Range Safety Officer (RSO) possesses the knowledge, skills, and attitude essential to organizing, conducting, and supervising safe shooting activities and range operations. The RSO certification from the National Rifle Association (NRA) is required for the AG & AG Certified Trainer program.
How to Earn This Credential: Visit NRA to find out out how to register for an upcoming RSO course.
Stop the Bleed Certificate
Bleeding Control Basics is a course that provides instruction on direct pressure application, wound packing, and use of a tourniquet to control life-threatening bleeding until help arrives. It is offered as part of the Stop the Bleed campaign, an initiative of the American College of Surgeons.
How to Earn This Credential: Visit BleedingControl.org to find out out how to register for an upcoming course.