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Home Firearm Safety

This course fulfills the Massachusetts State Police LTC Basic Firearms Safety Course Requirement Certification LTC-007 for FID Cards and LTC's. You will receive the Massachusetts State Police Certificate  needed for the application process and an NRA Certificate, both suitable for framing

Program Length: Approximately 4 1/2 - 5 hours (to complete the course in one session!)

Program Type: Non Live Fire, but you will handle Revolvers, Semiautomatic Pistols, Rifles and Shotguns.

Prerequisites: None

 

Covered Topics:

Elements of Gun Safety

Primary causes of firearms accidents

Parental Roles and Responsibilities

Identifying and Unloading Different Firearms (Revolvers, Semi Automatic Pistols, Rifles, and Shotguns)

Types of Ammunition and Uses for Each

Cleaning and Storage of Firearms

Massachusetts Laws Pertaining to Permit Application, Firearms Storage and Transportation

Pitfalls with the Application Process; What to say and what not to say

Common mistakes with statute interpretation that can cause problems for you

 

This course has limited seating due to the amount of time required for firearms handling to stay within the approximate 4 1/2 - 5 hour length. It's also designed to be a non stressed, fun and friendly environment where everyone can learn what they need to know without any anxiety.  You are not a number in the course and won't get pushed through like one. You get the individualized attention that you deserve. 

 

Light refreshments and snacks are served. You will receive a Firearms Safety Manual and handouts covering Massachusetts Firearms Laws and the Application Process. You will also receive a $20 Gift Coupons for an area gun shop  for successfully completing the course and a 20% off coupon for attending any  First Steps Pistol Orientation or Concealed Carry Concepts Course. 

 

 

Schedule: 

Date Time
Saturday December 13** - Filled 9:00 am

 

**These classes are given on behalf of the Assabet Valley Center Adult Continuing Education Department. Please register for one of these classes at www.assabetafterdark.com. Their price structure is slightly different than my individual classes. 

*If you would like to be waitlisted for a filled class or be sent an email when we update the schedule, please email or call 508-734-1156.  

 

Group course schedule dates are updated toward the end of the month for the following month.  We also offer individuals the option of having a non scheduled course if the above scheduled courses do not fit into a persons schedule based on our availability or if scheduled courses are filled and can try to match you with another person wanting to take a non scheduled course. See what some of our clients have said about our training!

Registration: Please complete an application on line.   You will receive a seat confirmation and directions to the class when your application and payment is received.   Classes are filled on a first come first serve basis to be fair to all who want to attend a class.  

You may submit payment on line with a credit card through the below secure interface or send a check or money order made payable to Mike Burchman at PO Box 73, Hopkinton, MA 01748.   We will call you to establish the training date upon receipt of payment if no training date has been chosen on your application. 

Program Cost: 

Scheduled Small Group Courses........ $90* / person with registration & payment.  
Non Scheduled Course................ $175* / person, 2 person min. with registration & payment. 
Off Site West of Rt. 128............... $300* / person, 2 person min. with registration & payment. 
Off Site East of Rt. 128................ $600 */ person, 2 person min. with registration & payment. 

* The above referenced prices are for payment made by check or money order and include a 4% discount. If you'd like to pay with either Visa, Master Card, American Express, Discover, or Pay Pal, you can do so via Pay Pal on an encrypted secure website but will not receive the 4% check or money order discount.  You may reschedule your confirmed attendance for one other date if done so at least 5 days prior to the scheduled program.  Program Costs are non refundable.  Personal Checks returned for insufficient funds are subject to a $40.00 Bank Fee.

Replacement black and white copies of original certificate paperwork is available for $20.00 by cash, check, or money order and include a 4% discount. Replacement Course Handouts including the Home Firearm Safety Handbook are also available for $25.00 by cash, check, or money order and include a 4% discount for past course participants if you lost or misplaced them. 

If you'd like to pay with either Visa, Master Card, American Express, Discover, or Pay Pal, you can do so via Pay Pal on an encrypted secure website but will not receive the 4% cash, check or money order discount.  

Home Firearm Safety Scheduled Group Courses*

Home Firearm Safety Non Scheduled Course 
Home Firearm Safety Offsite West of Rt. 128 
Home Firearm Safety Offsite East of Rt. 128 
Replacement Black and White Copies of Original Paperwork 
Replacement Course Handouts including the Home Firearm Safety Handbook

We will be notified by email of your payment by credit card. You'll be given the opportunity to select a date when you pay be credit card if you have not chosen a date.  We will respond and confirm with you.

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