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The USA Archery Level 1 Instructor certification course provides graduates the necessary tools to maintain a high level of safety both on and off the archery range for camps and beginner archery programs. To successfully complete the requirements for this certification, students must successfully pass the USA Archery Level 1 Instructor Certification online course, including the online exam and register for and complete the "in-person" USA Archery Level 1 Instructor practical course to officially receive a USA Archery Level 1 Instructor certificate of completion.

The USA Archery Level 1 Instructor will learn about range safety and setup, the steps of shooting, equipment and repair, programs and lesson plans, and is well prepared to teach beginner archery programs to people of all ages and abilities in a variety of disciplines.

Course Information

Course Name: USA Archery Level 1 Instructor Online Course

Online Course Cost: $40 (plus sales tax as applicable by state)

Practical Course Length: 4.5 - 8 hours (dependent on class size and skill level)

Practical Course Cost: Varies depending on Instruction

Certification Period: Three years from the date of the course completion

Course Registration


If you are an agency or organization who would like to pre-pay for online courses on behalf of an employee, a group of employees or contractual staff, to take the USA Archery online Level 1, Level 2, or Instructor Trainer Certification Online Course(s), please watch this video to learn how to purchase online course registrations.

You may contact USA Archery at [email protected] for additional instructions and we will be happy to help you. 


  • Minimum Age: 15 (A student who is 14 years old and within 30 days of his or her 15th birthday may take the Level 1 Archery Instructor Certification course.  However, the instructor may not submit the Applicant Data form until the student turns 15 years of age.)


How to Access the Course

To access the online course, return or log in to your Personal Account at In the far left-hand menu select Access Online Courses. You will be automatically directed to the USA Archery Education Hub where you will complete your online course.

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