Weston Shooters Club

Massachusetts Basic Firearms Safety Certificate Course

With successful completion of this Massachusetts Basic Firearms Safety class, you will earn the certificate that is required to apply for a License To Carry (LTC) or a Firearms Identification card (FID) in Massachusetts.

Prerequisites: None
Cost: $100.00 including classroom instruction and materials, range time and usage of firearm, ammo, targets, and all necessary safety equipment.
Time: 4 hours including range time

Curriculum includes:

  • Firearm safety in the home and on the firing range
  • Understanding the basics of handling firearms, including parts, nomenclature and operation
  • Identifying and loading/unloading of most common types of handguns
  • Fundamentals of marksmanship
  • Cleaning and basic maintenance
  • Child safety, locking devices and storage containers
  • Massachusetts laws pertaining to license application, firearms storage and transportation

Upon completion of this course you will earn the basic firearm safety class certificate. This certificate is required when applying for your License to Carry or Firearms Identification Card through your local police department.

All Weston Shooters Club Academy classes are limited to a capacity that will ensure that each student gets the individual attention they need to master the subject matter of the course during the allotted time. In addition to scheduled classes, private instruction is always available.

Upcoming classes:

Date/Time Event
6:00 PM
Basic Firearms Safety
Weston Shooters Club, Weston MA

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6:00 PM
Basic Firearms Safety
Weston Shooters Club, Weston MA

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For more information, please fill out the form below or call our Academy at 508.343.8972.