This course teaches the basic knowledge, skills, and attitude for owning and operating a pistol safely. This course is at least 8-hours long and includes classroom and range time learning to shoot handguns. The class runs from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm., please arrive 20 minutes early to register. Students will receive the NRA handbook for the Basic Pistol Shooting Course. A NRA Basic Pistol Shooting Certificate (required in Connecticut), and a Commonwealth of Massachusetts Basic Firearms Safety Certificate (required in Massachusetts) will be awarded upon successful completion of this course. This course meets all the requirements for getting an LTC Class A large capacity license for Massachusetts and Connecticut.
The course has limited enrollment and classes fill up fast – each class is limited to 8 applicants during the COVID Phased Reopening Plan.
The cost of the course is $100.00. Advanced, full-payment is required to reserve a seat in class.
Topics covered in the course:
- Rules for safe gun handling
- Pistol parts and operation
- Ammunition & Shooting fundamentals
- Range Rules
- Massachusetts Gun Laws
- Process of applying for a LTC in MA
Due to limited enrollment payment is non-refundable. Rescheduling will be allowed for the next available class only if the cancellation is made a minimum of four (4) days before the class so that the reserved seat can be filled. Cancellation on the day of the class is considered a ‘no show’.
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What to Bring:
Not required but it’s a good idea to bring/wear: a baseball hat, long sleeve shirt, pen and notebook. While hearing and eye protection are provided you might want to consider purchasing your own eye protection and a set of electronic impact shooting hearing protection earmuffs.
- Lunch is Provided – Pizza
- Do NOT bring guns or ammunition!
- No walk-ins allowed
- 100% Attendance required
- Must bring a Government issued picture I.D.
Please register online by selecting the blue button with the date you would like to attend. Please submit your registration and pay online.
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Registration is not complete until payment has been received.
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