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USA Archery Level 1 Instructor Online Course

This course is for individuals wanting to become certified as a Level 1 Instructor. This is NOT for RECERTIFICATION and Level 1 certification is not a prerequisite to take the Level 2 Online course.

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, range 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. This online courses is self-paced and will take approximately 3 hours to complete.

Certification Requirements

  • Online Course Cost: $40 (plus sales tax as applicable by state)
  • Practical Course Length: 4 Hours
  • Practical Course Cost: Varies depending on Instruction
  • Certification Period: Three years from the date of the course completion

If you are an employee of a state agency, Boy Scouts, or other multi-sport organization who will pre-pay for an employee, a group of employees or contractual staff to take the USA Archery online Level 1, Level 2 or Instructor Trainer Certification course, please contact USA Archery at [email protected] for additional instructions and we will be happy to accommodate your request.

To Complete Registration:

That will empty your cart and you may see “Complete” to the right of your name. After that you will access the course and will need to complete the online course prior to the practical course. Determine if you are in the full screen view or minimized mobile view. If you are in the full screen view, you will see a column of options on the left. If your screen is minimize, on a tablet or mobile device you will see the mobile view.

Full Screen View - Watch this video How to Access the Online Course on Desktop Devices

  • Click “Members” top left
  • Click anywhere on your member box that pops up to the right.
  • Scroll down the secondary column under your name and select "Access USA Archery Education Hub”
  • This will take you directly to the course.

Mobile View - Watch this video - How to Access the Online Course on Mobile Devices

  • Click "View" on your member box
  • Click "Profile" at the top
  • Scroll down the secondary menu on the left and select “Access USA Archery Education Hub”
  • The course is self-paced, you can start, stop and continue where you left off anytime.
  • To access the course again, login to your account at, and follow the instructions above.

Please note that once you complete the online course, you will need to register for the Practical Course. To find a practical course, please search the USA Archery Practical Course Locator or search our Coach Locator by Type - Instructor Trainer. You can contact current certified Instructor Trainers and request a practical.

Refund Policy

Refunds requested prior to the start of the course will be provided for the registration fee minus any Stripe Processing fees. Refunds will not be provided after a course has been started.


Level 1 Instructor Certification Online Course




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