NRA Basic Handgun (CT)

About This Course

The National Rifle Association (NRA) Basic Handgun course meets the Connecticut state requirements for handgun permit application. The course is conducted at the ACADEMI facility in Salem Connecticut and includes both classroom instruction and range time. This is to ensure that students understand and demonstrate the fundamentals of safe firearm handling. The course is instructed by a NRA certified instructor.

This course is presented as a one-day class lasting eight hours, or a two evening class with four hours each night.(RCO Ref WO 17255)

$ 125.00 / 1 day
Includes a certificate of completion.
Rental equipment available.
Next Available Classes
Course Details
  • Topics
    • Pistol Knowledge and Safe Gun Handling
    • Ammunition Knowledge
    • Fundamentals of Pistol Shooting
    • Loading and Unloading
    • Firing the First Shots
    • Scoring Targets
    • Selecting and Maintaining Your Pistol
    • Continued Opportunities for Skill Development
  • Gear
    • Materials for taking notes
    • State Issued Driver's License
    • Clothing Appropriate for Firearms Range including close-toed shoes
  • Ammunition requirements
  • None-all ammunition is provided

  • Skill prerequisites
  • None

  • Lodging
  • Currently there is no on campus lodging at this location. Please call 252-425-0221 or email [email protected] for local references.

    Gear Rentals

    Most items on the gear list may be rented via the application at additional cost or purchased at the Proshop.