This course meets the safety certificate requirements for a Massachusetts License to Carry and Firearms Identification Card. Students will receive two certificates upon successful completion of the course; a Massachusetts Firearms Safety Certificate and a NRA Home Firearms Safety Certificate. The course will cover the three major types of modern firearms typically owned by Americans, preparing the student to handle each safely and with confidence.  All students who attend this course will be exposed to various types of commonly available firearms. This course is interactive and requires all participants to demonstrate safe handling skills and basic knowledge of working parts. Instruction is simple and easy to follow, based on tried and true principles developed by one of the oldest and most prominent firearms instruction organizations in the United States.

Topics Include

Core Safety Rules and Safe Practices
Major Types of Firearms
Basic Operating Principles of Modern Firearms
Components of Ammunition
Firing Sequence
Firearms Maintenance
Safe Storage
Overview of Massachusetts and Federal Firearms Laws