K&C Firearms Training Courses

Course Descriptions for K & C Firearms Training in Las Vegas, Nevada

Basic Handgun Training Course

National Rifle Association's Basic Pistol Shooting Course

Prerequisite: None
Course Fee: $125 (includes Range Fee)
Upcoming Course Dates: See Sidebar Schedule

The goal of this 8-hour course is to teach a student the basic knowledge, skills, and attitude necessary for owning and using a single-action and double-action revolver and semi-automatic pistol safely. Students will:

  • Identify the parts of a pistol and type actions, and demonstrate how they function
  • Students will apply and adopt the NRA rules for safe gun handling and demonstrate how to handle a pistol in a safe manner
  • Learn to explain the different components of a pistol cartridge and explain the firing sequence
  • Learn the factors in determining how to purchase a handgun
  • How to properly identify, store ammunition and explain the major causes of cartridge malfunctions
  • Learn gun range safety rules and commands
  • Use the 5 steps of the fundamentals of marksmanship

Equipment Needed:

  • Eye Protection *
  • Hard style hearing protection *
  • A notepad and pen or pencil
  • A functioning handgun *
  • At least 100 rounds of ammunition (Absolutely no re-loaded ammunition and no tracer or steel core penetration ammunition is allowed!)

* This item is available for rental.

This course is conducted from 8:00am to 5:00pm, both in the classroom and with time on the range. Students will receive the Basics of Pistol Shooting handbook, course completion certificate, NRA Gun Safety Rules brochure, Winchester/NRA Marksmanship Qualification booklet.

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