SPC slates NRA Personal Protection In the Home course April 13-14


LEVELLAND – South Plains College will offer the NRA Personal Protection In the Home course on Saturday and Sunday (April 13-14) in the Law Enforcement Technology building. 

The cost is $85. Students need to register and pay in advance; because of the range requirements, space is limited to 15 students. 

The class will begin at 9 a.m. on both days with breaks every hour as well as a one-hour break for lunch which is on your own. Students will need to bring their pistol and at least 200 rounds of ammunition for the range portion. 

Students should learn basic defensive shooting skills, firearms and the law, how to choose a handgun for self-defense as well as how to respond to a violent confrontation in the home. It also includes hardening the house against burglars and creating a safe room in case of a home invasion. Students will receive the NRA Guide to the Basics of Personal Protection in the Home handbook, NRA Gun Safety Rules brochure, the Winchester/NRA Marksmanship Qualification booklet and a course completion certificate. 

This course is for law-abiding adult citizens as defined by application federal, state or local law and experienced shooters (shooters able to show mastery of the basic skills of safe gun handling, shooting a group, zeroing the firearm and cleaning the firearm). 

Participants can demonstrate that they have the requisite knowledge, skills and attitudes by producing an NRA Basic Pistol Course Certificate, NRA First Steps Course Certificate, NRA pistol competitive shooting qualification card, military DD 214 with pistol qualification or passing the Pre-Course Assessment. 

To register, call Kasey Reyes, administrative assistant for the Division of Continuing and Distance Education, at (806) 716-2341 or email kreyes@southplainscollege.edu.

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