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The USA Archery Level 2 Instructor Certification online course provides graduates the necessary tools to serve as the lead instructor for long-term archery programs such as Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD), Adult Archery and Collegiate Archery Program clubs, and the Explore Archery Program. To successfully complete the requirements for this certification, students must successfully pass the USA Archery Level 2 Instructor Certification online course, including the online exam and register for and complete the "in-person" USA Archery Level 2 Instructor practical course.

The USA Archery Level 2 Instructor Certification online course includes the USA Archery Level 1 Instructor online certification course information and provides students with an introduction to the National Training System (NTS) Steps of Shooting for recurve and compound, equipment and accessory setup, athlete development and events.

In addition to passing the course, instructors must have current U.S. Center for SafeSport training, current USA Archery Background Screen, and a current USA Archery or National Field Archery Association membership.

USA Archery Level 1 Instructor Certification is not a prerequisite for this course.

Course Information

Course Name: USA Archery Level 2 Instructor Online Course

Online Course Cost: $50 (plus sales tax as applicable by state)

Practical Course Length: 8 hours

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. 

Prerequisites & Certification Requirements

  • Minimum Age: 18 (A student who is 17 years old and within 30 days of his or her 18th birthday may take the Level 2 Archery Instructor Certification Course. However, the instructor may not submit the Applicant Data form until the student turns 18 years of age.)
  • Membership to USA Archery* or the National Field Archery Association (NFAA)
  • U.S. Center for SafeSport Training
  • USA Archery Background Screening (Please note: you will not be able to register for the Level 2 course until the screening has been cleared by NCSI. Screenings typically take about 7-10 business days.)


*A Temporary, Recreational, and/or Youth Membership option will not satisfy the membership requirement.

**USA Archery membership required; NFAA will not satisfy the membership requirement.

How to Access the Course

To access the online course, return or log in to your Personal Account. In the menu of options under your Profile, scroll down and select Access USA Archery Education Hub. You will be automatically directed to the USA Archery Education Hub where you will complete your online course.

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