Connecticut State Pistol Permit Course

You must sign up prior to the class date to reserve your seat.

This is a classroom and range live-fire course that will certify you to apply for your resident or non-resident Connecticut State Pistol Permit. Our certified instructors will cover the safe handling and operation of many types of modern firearms. Students will develop the knowledge, skills, and attitude necessary for the safe handling, operation, and storage of firearms and ammunition in the home, and proper transportation of firearms outside the home.

Classes are held select Sundays monthly from 10:00am to 4:00pm. Students will be escorted to the range at the conclusion of the class for the live fire portion, weather permitting (the range is outdoors, so please dress accordingly).

This course is $200.00 per person. Upon completion you will receive your NRA Basic Pistol Shooting Course Certificate.

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Next Scheduled CT Sunday Classes

Sunday, October 15, 2023, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Sunday, November 5, 2023, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Sunday, December 3, 2023, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

If A Class Date Is Not Selectable, That Class Is Fully Enrolled With No Further Seats Available

Our certified instructors will cover subjects such as:

  • gun safety rules
  • proper operation of revolvers and semi-automatic pistols
  • ammunition knowledge and selection
  • handgun selection and storage
  • shooting fundamentals
  • handgun inspection and maintenance
  • marksmanship
  • shooting range safety

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