NRA Home Firearm Safety Class is designed to teach the basics to anyone of any age who is interested in expanding his/her knowledge of firearms.

Full Description: This four hour class teaches safe gun handling and is conducted in our classroom. Students will be taught the following: the NRA’s three rules for safe gun handling; primary causes of firearms accidents; firearm components; how to load and unload handguns, rifles, shotguns; all facets of ammunition; cleaning and 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 and class completion certificate.

This class includes the following materials:

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NRA Gun Safety Brochure

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Completion Certificate

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Register for this Class

$30 Due in full at time of registration

Upcoming classes:

DayStart DateTimeSpaces
SunNovember 1, 20201:00 PM-5:00 PM13
SunFebruary 14, 20211:00 PM-5:00 PM15

Red Dot Arms, Training, Concealed Carry, Lake County, Chicago, Illinois, NRA, Certified InstructorAccreditation: Red Dot Arms provides comprehensive training classes with Certified NRA Instructors. This class is NRA Certified and meets all NRA firearms safety guidelines.

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Cost: $30

Payment is due in full at time of registration and is non-refundable, but transferable.

Length: 4 Hours

This class consists of 4 hours of classroom instruction.  No shooting is involved in this class.

Prerequisites: None

This is a novice class. There is no prerequisite for this class.

Skill Level

Novice
Red Dot Arms, Training, Concealed Carry, Lake County, Chicago, Illinois, Class, Goals

To teach students the basic knowledge, skills and attitude necessary for the safe handling and storage of firearms and ammunition in the home.

Red Dot Arms, Training, Concealed Carry, Lake County, Chicago, Illinois, Age Requirements

Any age may attend, but those under 18 must be accompanied by participating parent or guardian. Prospective students under 21 years of age please contact us at training@rdarms.com

Red Dot Arms, Training, Concealed Carry, Lake County, Chicago, Illinois, Prerequisites

This is a novice class. There is no prerequisite for this class.

Things that you should bring to the class!

  • There are no requirements for this class.
Red Dot Arms, Training, Concealed Carry, Lake County, Chicago, Illinois, Qualifications, Fitness

For the purpose of your safety and accommodating special needs participants, please contact us at training@rdarms.com if any of the following conditions apply to you:

  • Pregnancy, mental handicap, physical handicap, disabled, visually impaired, under the influence of prescription drugs, under the influence of illegal drugs and/or under the influence of alcohol

Do I need a F.O.I.D Card?

No, a F.O.I.D card is required to purchase firearms and ammunition.  Some training schools require a F.O.I.D. card to take training. Red Dot Arms Training Academy does not require a F.O.I.D card.

I am afraid of firearms. Would this be a good class for me to take?

Yes, this class is the ideal starting point for becoming familiar with firearms and becoming more comfortable with them.

Is there any shooting for this class?

The Home Firearm Safety class is a non-shooting class and is a basic introduction to firearms and ammunition.

What is the age limit for this class?

There is no actual age limit, but the student needs to be old enough to focus for a 4 hour period to take full benefit of the class. A parent or guardian must be present for those under 18 years of age.

My child, spouse or other family member has an interest in firearms but I do not. Would I benefit from taking this class?

Absolutely. If there are firearms in the home, everyone needs to be familiar with the safe, proper storage and handling methods of firearms.

Do we need to bring anything to the Home Firearm Safety class?

No, you do not need to bring anything to the Home Firearm Safety class.

Can we bring our own firearms?

Yes, but ammo is not allowed in the classroom. Please inform the instructor so it can be checked.

Does the Home Safety class qualify for Concealed Carry?

For the state of IL, the Home Firearm Safety class does not qualify for Concealed Carry. For the state of WI, it does qualify for Concealed Carry; however, we do recommend the RDA Concealed Carry Part 1 class since this class has range time.

Red Dot Arms, Training, Concealed Carry, Lake County, Chicago, Illinois, Disclaimer

Disclaimer:

FOID Statement: Illinois residents that will be TRANSPORTING their own firearm to and from the class/range must be in possession of a valid FOID/CCL card, and be of legal age, 21 for handguns, and 18 for long guns.  A FOID card is not required to participate in the class. Out of state residents need to follow the age requirements and have a valid ID.

We reserve the right to dismiss any student for unsafe behavior and/or failure to follow instructions. No refund will be offered.