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Certified Firearms Safety Courses

NRA Basic Pistol Course


The NRA Basic Pistol Course (LTC-002) is at least 8 hours long course and includes classroom and range time learning to shoot revolvers and semi-automatic pistols. Small class sizes means you will handle the firearms while learning. (Minimum class size is 3)

  • students are taught NRA’s three rules for safe gun handling
  • primary causes of firearms accidents
  • different types of firearms
  • firearm parts
  • how to load and unload revolvers and semi-automatic pistols
  • ammunition components
  • shooting fundamentals
  • range rules
  • shooting from a bench rest position
  • two handed standing positions
  • holding the firearm and trigger pull
  • aiming
  • cleaning; care
  • safe storage of firearms in the home
  • massachusetts Firearm Laws
  • massachusetts LTC/FID licensing process

Upon completion of the course, the student will receive a Massachusetts State Police Basic Firearms Safety Certificate which is valid for a LTC or FID in Massachusetts.

Massachusetts Basic Firearms Safety Certificate



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