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The First Time Gun Owner Course

Pistols and revolver assorted firearms f


TUITION:  $150


Course Description:

APT Firearms Academy's First Time Gun Owner Course is specifically designed for individuals who are purchasing firearms for the first time and have little or no training. Our program provides comprehensive instruction in safe gun handling and teaches the fundamental use of a firearm. As responsible gun owners, it is our duty to ensure that we possess the necessary skills to protect ourselves, our families, and our communities. Enroll in our course today and gain the confidence and knowledge to handle firearms safely and responsibly.

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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