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Certified Firearms Safety Courses

NRA Basic Pistol Course


The NRA Home Safety Course (LTC-007) is a 2-3-hour course for safe gun handling that is conducted in the classroom only. Small class sizes means you will handle the firearms while learning.

This course is ideal for new shooters as an introduction into shooting or for experienced shooters who want to obtain their Massachusetts Basic Firearms Safety Certificate.

Most shooters who complete this course will go on to take Hands On Training to learn the basics of pistol shooting. See the Hands On Training pages for more information.

  • 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
  • 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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