Joining APSI is a simple process, but before you fill in the membership form please ensure you read the rules of membership below.

Rules of Membership Application

The following rules are in accordance with the Articles of Association of APSI

  1. Qualification for Fellow of the Association requires that the applicant can show a minimum of ten years regular professional instruction work, plus a minimum of fifteen years general shooting experience.
  2. Qualification for Member of the Association requires that the applicant can show a minimum of five years regular professional instruction work, plus a minimum of seven years general shooting experience.
  3. Qualification as an Associate requires that the applicant can show a minimum of three years regular professional instruction work, plus a minimum of five years general shooting experience.
  4. Each applicant must be proposed by two current Members or Fellows of the Association, or a current Committee Member.
  5. Each application will be subject to examination by the Membership Committee.
  6. The successful applicant will be required to undergo and pass the Association’s Safety Examination prior to the grade being confirmed.
  7. Applicants must hold a valid shotgun certificate and/or firearms licence.

Apply for membership

If you would like to join the Association of Professional Shooting Instructors as a Fellow, Member or Associate, please download the membership form

It is imperative that your CV details;  dates / places of work in respect of your INSTRUCTION work.
Please also detail your length of time and relevant shooting experience.
Whilst it is important for your application to be judged based on your overall  shooting experience we are first & foremost concerned with your experience as a Shooting Instructor.
If you have qualifications gained from other Shooting organisations please detail these along with relevant dates.
PLEASE NOTE; Any information that you provide regarding your past instructional work will be used to assess your application & will not be passed onto any 3rd party without your written permission & will be treated in the strictest confidence.
We reserve the right to approach those mentioned within your CV to substantiate the statements contained within your CV.

Current APSI members

All of our current members can be found on our APSI Coaches pages.  Members who wish to update their details should contact admin@apsi.co.uk or telephone on 01782 397961.

Please note changes or updates to the membership list will typically take 14 days.