Introduction to Firearm Handling


Course Description

Learn the basics including: safety precautions, types of firearms, considerations for purchasing a firearm, legal considerations of owning firearms, handling and storing a firearm, fundamentals of shooting and shooting positions. Two hours of classroom instruction will be followed by one hour of range shooting with 50 rounds of ammunition not included in the cost of the class. The student must have a reliable, unloaded handgun (personal or rented from Schoolcraft College at additional cost) of a caliber of .380 auto or above, but not larger than a .45 caliber. All weapons will be inspected in the classroom. Bring eye and ear protection or rent from Schoolcraft College. Targets are included in the cost of the class. All students must sign a waiver. Appropriate attire is required: long sleeve shirt, full-length pants, baseball-style cap, closed toed shoes. Students must be 21 years of age or older. All lead instructors are MCOLES certified.

Course Schedule

 CourseSectionCourse TitleMeeting InformationMeeting DatesInstructorsFee/Senior Cost FeeCEUsStatus

Fall; 2014

 CES-0999949910Intro Firearm Handling11/05/14 LECTURE Wednesday 06:00PM - 07:30PM, Academy Training Center, Room 104 11/05/14 LECTURE Wednesday 07:30PM - 09:00PM, Firearms Training Center, Room 220, 1 week 11/05/14F. Stanton $50/ SA$40.3Open

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