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The First Time Gun Owner Course

Pistols and revolver assorted firearms f


TUITION:  $150


Course description:

With the rise in firearms purchases in the last three months, there are first-time gun owners who are purchasing firearms for self-protection with little or no training.  APT Firearms Academy's The First Time Gun Owner Course is designed to provide the necessary skills in safe gun handling and to teach the fundamental use of a firearm.  We owe it to ourselves, our family, and our community to be safe and responsible firearms owners.

Topics covered:

  • Handgun nomenclature

  • Gun manipulation

  • Loading and unloading 

  • Cleaning and maintenance

  • Sight alignment / sight picture

  • Discussion of handgun cartridges

  • The pros and cons of different bullet types

  • Safe storage


Equipment needed:

  • Pistol or revolver

  • 150 rounds of ammunition

  • 2 magazines for the pistol

  • Loose rounds for the revolver

  • Ear & eye protection

  • Hat

  • Notepad and pen

  • Sack lunch

  • Positive learning attitude

Live fire drills will be conducted in a safe environment during this class.  

If you don't own a gun, we have loaners.  Just let us know if you need to borrow one before the class.  You will be responsible for providing the ammunition for the loaner firearm.

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