Gun Safety (NRA Home Firearms Safety)

Non-shooting course and teaches students the basic knowledge, skills, and to explain the attitude necessary for the safe handling and storage of firearms and ammunition in the home.

This is a 4 hour course for safe gun handling that is conducted in the classroom only. Students are taught NRA’s three rules for safe gun handling; primary causes of firearms accidents; firearm parts; how to unload certain action types; ammunition components; cleaning; care; safe storage of firearms in the home; and the benefits of becoming an active participant in the shooting sports. Students will receive the NRA Home Firearm Safety handbook, NRA Gun Safety Rules brochure, Basic Firearm Training Program brochure, course completion certificate.

Course Outline
  1. Introduction
  2. Rules for Safe Gun Handling
    1. Basic elements
    2. Three Fundamental Rules of Gun Safety
    3. Safety rules for use and storage
    4. Gun safety and children
  3. Identifying and Unloading Different Firearms
    1. Types of Firearms
      1.  Pistol
      2. Rifle
      3. Shotgun
      4. Muzzleloading Firearms
  1. Practical Exercises in Safe Gun Handling
  2. Types of Ammunition; Cleaning and Storing of Firearms
    1. Different types of ammunition
    2. Parts and functioning of Ammunition
    3. Cleaning firearms
    4. Storing firearms and ammunition