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Advancement Recognition Program

 
The Advancement Recognition Program is being implemented to encourage California Hunter Education Instructors to increase their knowledge of basic teaching skills and specific topics pertaining to the Hunter Education Program.
 
There are be three instructor ratings:
Expert, Distinguished and Master
 

“Expert” Requirements
 
HUNTER EDUCATION INSTRUCTOR
ADVANCEMENT RECOGNITION PROGRAM – LEVEL 1
 

The first rating, “Expert Instructor” requires that a Hunter Education Instructor complete the following provisions:

                                        1. Complete two years service as a California Hunter Education Instructor

                                2. Teach a minimum of 12 Hunter Education Courses

                                3. Teach a minimum of 200 Hunter Education Students

                                4. Complete a course in Basic Teaching skills

                                5. Completed a course in Basic Rifle skills

                                6. Complete a course in Basic Shotgun skills

                                7. Complete a Basic First Aid/CPR course

                                8. Complete a course in Hunter Ethics & Responsibility

 
     In developing this course it has been determined that many Hunter Education Instructors have already completed a majority of the requirements for Advanced Instructor. Most of these instructors have been teaching for at least two years, have a Red Cross First Aid/CPR card, and are Certified NRA Rifle and Shotgun Instructors. As soon as they complete a qualified Hunter Ethics & Responsibility Course they will be eligible for the Expert Instructor Rating.
 
     Hunter Education Instructor Association of Southern California realizes that their may be other instructors who have taken courses that will fulfill the intended requirements of the program. The administrators of the program encourage all instructors that believe that they may qualify as Expert Instructors to submit their application for review.
 

If you have any questions when filling out the following application,

please contact

 

“Distinguished” Requirements

 
HUNTER EDUCATION INSTRUCTOR
ADVANCEMENT RECOGNITION PROGRAM – LEVEL 2
 
                                      The second rating, “Distinguished Instructor” requires that a Hunter Education Instructor complete the following provisions:
 

                                        1. Have completed one year service as an “Expert Instructor”

                                        2. Have taught a minimum of 5 courses as an “Expert Instructor”

                                        3. Have completed a qualified Bowhunting Course

                                        4. Have completed a qualified Muzzleloading Course

                                        5. Have completed a qualified Survival Course

                                        6. Have completed a qualified Wildlife Management Course

    Hunter Education Instructor Association of Southern California realizes that there may be courses not listed under the qualifications that would fulfill the intended requirements for current “Expert Instructors” to become “Distinguished Instructors”. The administrators of the program encourage all “Expert Instructors” that believe that they may qualify as a “Distinguished Instructor” to submit their application for review.
 

If you have any questions when filling out the following application,

please contact

 

“Master” Requirements

 
HUNTER EDUCATION INSTRUCTOR
ADVANCEMENT RECOGNITION PROGRAM – LEVEL 3
 
                                        The third rating, “Master Instructor” requires that a Hunter Education Instructor complete the following provisions:
 

                                        1.    Minimum of one year as a “Distinguished Instructor”

                                        2.    Minimum of five years length of service

                                        3.    Have taught a minimum of 30 courses or Have taught a minimum of 1,000 students.

                                        4.    Complete a qualified Handgun Course

                                        5.    Complete a qualified Wildlife Identification Course

                                        6.    Complete a qualified Game Care Course

                                        7.    Demonstrate leadership ability in the areas of Conservation, Hunter Ethics and Hunting Safety in an approved program beyond the normal scope of the

                                               California Hunter Education Program.

                                        8.    Attend and evaluate two other Hunter Education Courses

                                        9.    Receive the approval of the Hunter Education District Coordinator

                                        10.  Sign and agree to abide by a “Master Instructor” Code (coming soon)

 

 

    Hunter Education Instructor Association of Southern California realizes that there may be courses not listed under the qualifications that would fulfill the intended requirements for current “Distinguished Instructors” to become “Master Instructors”. The administrators of the program encourage all “Distinguished Instructors” that believe that they may qualify as a “Master Instructor” to submit their application for review.

 

If you have any questions when filling out the following application,

please contact

 

 

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