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AR-15 Courses



 

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Certified instructors

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Flexible dates and schedules

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All course materials provided (books and reading materials)

For Availability & Registration, please contact us at (847) 603-1966 or email us at training@rdarms.com

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Introduction to AR-15 Rifle Class $50

Introduction class

Length: 3 hours


This basic class is for anyone that is interested in learning or expanding his/her knowledge of the AR weapon system. This three hour course will teach the following: history, controversy, ammunition, barrel twist and the importance, the pro and cons of AR use for personal home defense and loading/unloading. By the end of this class, you will know how to load/unload an AR platform. You will be able to disassemble/ reassemble and name all the parts in the upper receiver.

There is a $20 deposit that is non-refundable, but transferable.

Basic AR-15 Rifle Class $150

Basic

Length: 8 hours


During this class, first and foremost, you will learn firearm safety in regards to an AR-15 rifle. In order for you to use the AR-15 rifle correctly, the class will focus on nomenclature, the assembly/disassembly of the rifle as well as the proper loading and unloading procedure. You will also receive instruction on the use of the mechanical safety and how to safely and correctly change the magazine. After you have learned all about the various parts of this rifle, it is time to put your knowledge to the test. Instruction will focus on zeroing and marksmanship. Learning about the basic rifle positions will in turn help you with marksmanship. All students must qualify in order to have the ability to participate in the next level of classes.

Once a qualification has been passed a Keystone certificate will be issued, allowing the student to progress onto the next class. If the qualification is not passed, the student will be given a certificate of attendance. In order to challenge the qualification and earn the keystone certificate the student will be required to re-qualify during a Skills and Drills Clinic.

Requirements:

  • AR-15 Rifle
  • Sling
  • 3 - 30 round magazines (5 suggested)
  • 300 rounds of ammunition (500 suggested)
  • Wrap around eye protection ***Normal wear glasses will not be proper protection. Shatter proof lenses are mandatory***
  • Hearing Protection
  • Tight necked T-shirt (Prevents 2nd degree burns from the brass)
  • Long sleeve shirt regarless of the temperature (Prevents 2nd degree burns from the brass)
  • Long pants (Prevents 2nd degree burns from the brass)
  • Shoes with ankle support
  • Water
  • Bug spray
  • Sun screen

There is a $50 deposit that is non-refundable, but transferable.

Must have taken Introduction of AR-15 Rifle to sign up for this class.

Advanced AR-15 Rifle Class $150

AR-15 Rifle Advanced

Length: 8 hours


For the Advanced AR-15 class, the fundamental techniques learned in the prerequisite classes will be utilized and progressed further into advanced techniques. Learning about and recognizing some of the most common malfunctions such as failure to fire, failure to feed and failure to extract will make the shooter able to adapt to a situation at a moment’s notice and react accordingly. Only when weapons proficiency has been displayed with reloading, safety manipulation and clearing malfunctions will the class move forward to the basic positions of prone, kneeling and squatting.

Once a qualification has been passed a Keystone certificate will be issued, allowing the student to progress onto the next class. If the qualification is not passed, the student will be given a certificate of attendance. In order to challenge the qualification and earn the keystone certificate the student will be required to re-qualify during a Skills and Drills Clinic.

Requirements:

  • AR-15 Rifle
  • Sling
  • 3 - 30 round magazines (5 suggested)
  • 300 rounds of ammunition (500 suggested)
  • Wrap around eye protection ***Normal wear glasses will not be proper protection. Shatter proof lenses are mandatory***
  • Hearing Protection
  • Tight necked T-shirt (Prevents 2nd degree burns from the brass)
  • Long sleeve shirt regarless of the temperature (Prevents 2nd degree burns from the brass)
  • Long pants (Prevents 2nd degree burns from the brass)
  • Shoes with ankle support
  • Water
  • Bug spray
  • Sun screen

 

There is a $50 deposit that is non-refundable, but transferable.

Must have taken Basic AR-15 Rifle to sign up for this class.

Tactical AR-15 Rifle Class $150

AR-15 Rifle Tactical

Length: 8 hours


Only once the prerequisites have been met will a student be qualified to take AR-15 Rifle Tactical Class. Using the various skills, techniques and mindsets learned from 3 of the other classes, the student will be participating in exercises geared towards effective Offensive and Defensive tactics. On top of universal safety rules, and safe weapons handling, this class will go over multiple firing techniques including multiple target engagements, controlled pairs, double taps and accelerated pairs. Many different types of reloads will also be discussed, demonstrated and practiced. Many other facets to being proficient with your rifle will be taught and used throughout the class.

Once a qualification has been passed a Keystone certificate will be issued, allowing the student to progress onto the next class. If the qualification is not passed, the student will be given a certificate of attendance. In order to challenge the qualification and earn the keystone certificate the student will be required to re-qualify during a Skills and Drills Clinic.

Requirements:

  • AR-15 Rifle
  • Sling
  • 3 - 30 round magazines (5 suggested)
  • 300 rounds of ammunition (500 suggested)
  • Wrap around eye protection ***Normal wear glasses will not be proper protection. Shatter proof lenses are mandatory***
  • Hearing Protection
  • Tight necked T-shirt (Prevents 2nd degree burns from the brass)
  • Long sleeve shirt regarless of the temperature (Prevents 2nd degree burns from the brass)
  • Long pants (Prevents 2nd degree burns from the brass)
  • Shoes with ankle support
  • Water
  • Bug spray
  • Sun screen

There is a $50 deposit that is non-refundable, but transferable.

Must have taken Advanced AR-15 Rifle to sign up for this class.

CQB-Close Quarters Battle Rifle Class $175

CQB

Length: 8 hours


The fifth and final class in the AR-15 course is Close Quarters Combat. The student will be utilizing all of the skills and knowledge they have developed in the earlier classes to be applied to real life scenarios. The focal points of this class will be movement and shooting, target acquisitions, multiple target engagements, scanning for threats and weapon transitions. The ability to bring all of these newly developed skills together effectively will be put to the test and only after a qualification will the student have earned the comprehensive certificate of completion. Techniques learned from five classes will be incorporated into the final qualification. The student will be given three attempts to pass. Three failures will require the student to test his/her skills and re-qualify during a skills and drills clinic. Should a failure occur, the student will receive a certificate of attendance.

Requirements:

  • AR-15 Rifle
  • Sling
  • 3 - 30 round magazines (5 suggested)
  • 300 rounds of ammunition (500 suggested)
  • Wrap around eye protection ***Normal wear glasses will not be proper protection. Shatter proof lenses are mandatory***
  • Hearing Protection
  • Tight necked T-shirt (Prevents 2nd degree burns from the brass)
  • Long sleeve shirt regarless of the temperature (Prevents 2nd degree burns from the brass)
  • Long pants (Prevents 2nd degree burns from the brass)
  • Shoes with ankle support
  • Water
  • Bug spray
  • Sun screen

There is a $50 deposit that is non-refundable, but transferable.

Must have taken Tactical AR-15 Rifle to sign up for this class.


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