Concealed Pistol License Classes
$125.00  (see pistol classes page)

3 Hour CPL Pistol Refresher
$60.00 (see pistol classes page)


Range Safety Officer Training
& NRA Instructor Courses

List of Firearm Training Courses:

NRA Home Firearms Safety

NRA First Steps Pistol Orientation
NRA Basic Pistol
NRA Personal Protection in the Home  (CCW/CPL Class)
NRA Personal Protection outside the Home
NRA - NMLRA  Muzzleloading Pistol Shooting  
Tactical Pistol 1
Tactical Pistol 2
Reactionary Steel Shooting 1

NRA First Steps Shotgun Orientation
NRA Basic Shotgun Course
NRA - NMLRA  Muzzleloading Shotgun Shooting
Tactical Shotgun 1
Tactical Shotgun 2

NRA First Steps Rifle Orientation
NRA Basic Rifle Course
NRA - NMLRA  Muzzleloading Rifle Shooting
Tactical Rifle 1
Tactical Rifle 2

NRA Certified Range Safety Officer Course

NRA Basic Metallic Cartridge Reloading Course
NRA Basic Shotgun Shell Reloading Course

Northern Firearms Training Academy is a Full Service Firearms Training School.
We are Fully Licensed, Bonded and Insured.

All of our Training Staff is Nationally Certified through the NRA to instruct in
required disciplines of training.

Our Chief Instructor, NRA Certified Training Counselor James English is
Certified in all of the above disciplines.

Mr English has over 40 years of firearms experience including but not limited to:  

United State Marine Corps Training, Law Enforcement Firearms Training, Armed
Security and 40 years of Hunting experience.

He has been instructing certified NRA classes since 2001 and has had well over
12,500 students in this short time.  

Owning, Using and Carrying a Firearm is something that should be taken
! Your life, the life of your loved ones or the life of a innocent person
depends on your Knowledge, Skills and Attitude. This Knowledge, Skills and
Attitude begins with your training. More than just marksmanship training,
knowing the legalities of ownership, usage and transportation are just as
important. Your freedom and your bank account depend on you knowing all
aspects of firearm law.

Mr English knows that learning how to shoot is only a small part of firearms
ownership and has shown this in his training of students over the time he has
been teaching. The NRA has also noticed the uncompromised  level of expertise
he has shown his students and has awarded him with the Certification of NRA
Training Counselor. This is a very small group of highly trained individuals
within the NRA Firearms Training field that is authorized to Train and certify NRA
Certified Firearms Instructors (he teaches experienced shooters how to teach
others to shoot). If the NRA trusts him to train their instructors, shouldn't you
trust him to teach you as a firearms student or instructor candidate?   

All of us at Northern Firearms Training Academy know your time is important,
and we know that you can find an instructor out there that will bend the rules
and give you the certificate you want with little or no training on your part. Ya
they are out there, we know it, the NRA knows it, but is your life, your freedom
and your money really worth going against the system and taking the easy way
out? We believe that doing it the proper,
legal way will benefit you many times
over in the long run. Again it's your life, your freedom, and your money on the
line, not the life, freedom or money of the rogue instructor.  

Taking any of our training courses, you can be assured that you will receive the
best possible training you can get in Northern Michigan. Yes you will have to sit
through the entire course but you will learn everything you need to know to
protect the lives and freedom of yourself and your loved ones.

So, Whether you’re a new or prospective gun owner or hunter in search of
training, whatever your age or level of expertise, whatever type of firearm you’re
interested in, Northern Firearms Training Academy is here to help you.

From beginner to developing competitor, Northern Firearms Training develops
safe, ethical, responsible shooters.

Northern Firearms Training Academy is Northern Michigan's only full time
firearms training facility.  Get your Michigan State Training Requirements for
your CCW/CPL Concealed Pistol License, or take any of our other NRA Certified

Northern Firearms Training serves all Northern Michigan including; Petoskey,
Charlevoix, Gaylord, Bellaire, Cheboygan, Indian River, Boyne City, Emmet
County, Cheboygan County, Charlevoix County, Otsego County, Antrim County,
Montmorency County, Crawford County, Grand Traverse and Kalkaska County
out of it's Boyne Falls location.

NOTE: class sizes are limited, call or message today to reserve your place in the
next class of your choosing!