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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Concealed Carry Weapons Permit Course

Course for a Nevada CCW Permit

Prerequisite: You must be able to safely handle, load, unload and shoot your handgun. If you cannot do so, please look for our Basic Handgun Firearms Training Course.
Course Fee: $100
Upcoming Course Dates: See Sidebar Schedule

Upon successfully completing this 8-hour course, students will receive paperwork and instructions necessary to apply for their Nevada Concealed Carry Permit. This course is conducted from 8:00am to 5:00pm. Students will receive instruction in:

  • Firearms safety
  • Basics principles of marksmanship
  • Maintenance and cleaning of firearms
  • Firearm storage practices
  • Child protection/ firearm proofing
  • Ammunition selection
  • Use of Force Law for Nevada
  • Concealed carry directives and applicable laws

Equipment Needed:

  • Eye Protection *
  • Hard style hearing protection *
  • A notepad and pen or pencil
  • A functioning handgun *
  • At least 30 rounds of ammunition (Absolutely no re-loaded ammunition and no tracer or steel core penetration ammunition is allowed!)

* This item is available for rental.

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Personal Protection In the Home

National Rifle Association's Basics of Personal Protection In the Home

Prerequisite: Basic Handgun Training Course
Course Fee: $125
Upcoming Course Dates: See Sidebar Schedule

Participants in this course must be experienced shooters (shooters that demonstrate a mastery of the basic skills of safe gun handling, shooting in a group, zeroing the firearm, and cleaning the firearm) to maximize what can be learned from this course. The course goal is to develop in the students the basic knowledge, skills, and attitude essential to the safe and efficient use of a handgun for the protection of self and family, and to provide information on the law-abiding citizen’s right to self defense.

This 8-hour course will cover:

  • Defensive shooting and handgun skills
  • The importance of using a firearm responsibly and ethically for personal protection
  • How to evaluate their state of mental awareness using the four levels of awareness
  • The importance of mental preparation and physical firearm training for a potentially life-threatening confrontation
  • The fundamentals of defensive marksmanship
  • The difference between cover and concealment
  • Close range point shooting
  • Use of a flash site picture
  • Firearms and the law (possession, ownership, and the use of deadly force)
  • Strategies for home safety and responding to a violent confrontation
  • Selecting a handgun for self –defense
  • Sport shooting activities and other training opportunities

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.

Students will receive the NRA Guide to the Basics of Personal Protection in the Home, NRA Gun Safety Rules brochure, NRA Basic Firearm Training Program brochure, Sport Shooting brochure and Basic Personal Protection in the Home course completion certificate. This course is conducted from 8:00am to 5:00pm.

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Personal Protection Outside the Home

National Rifle Association's Basics of Personal Protection Outside the Home

Prerequisite: National Rifle Association's Basics of Personal Protection In the Home
Course Fee: $125
Upcoming Course Dates: See Sidebar Schedule

This course is both comprehensive and intensive in its approach to equip the defensive shooting candidate with the skills needed to survive serious adversity. The course teaches the students the knowledge, skills and attitude essential for avoiding dangerous confrontations and for the safe, effective and responsible use of a concealed pistol for self-defense outside the home.

Students have the opportunity to attend the course using a quality strong side hip holster that covers the trigger, or a holster purse. From a review of safe firearm handling and proper mindset to presentation from concealment and multiple shooting positions, this course contains the essential skills and techniques needed to prevail in a life-threatening situation.

The NRA Personal Protection Outside the Home course is divided into two levels, basic and advanced:

  • Level One (Basic): A nine hour course (consisting of classroom and range time) that offers the essential knowledge and skills that must be mastered in order to carry, store, and use a firearm safely and effectively for personal protection outside the home
  • Level Two (Advanced): an additional five hours of classroom and range training and teaches advanced shooting skills

Students will receive

  • The Basics of Personal Protection Outside the Home handbook
  • Course Examination
  • NRA Gun Safety Rules brochure and the appropriate course completion certificate(s)
  • NRA Basic Personal Protection Outside the Home (identifies strong-side hip holster or purse use) certificate
  • NRA Advanced Personal Protection Outside the Home certificate

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

Note: Participants in this course must be at least 21 years of age and possess defensive pistol skills presented in the NRA Basics of Personal Protection In the Home Course.

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"Ladies Night" Firearms Training Course

Prerequisite: None
Course Fee: $50.00
Upcoming Course Dates: See Sidebar Schedule

Hey Ladies! Explore the world of firearms, alongside other women who have a desire to learn more, in a relaxed and comfortable environment. Ask questions free and get answers comfortably from firearm professionals who desire nothing more than empowering women with knowledge and training about firearms.

Our classes are taught as 4-hour building blocks of training, so all levels are welcome. Whether or not you have decided to become a concealed weapon carrier, a competition shooter, or you just want to increase your level of knowledge and comfort around handguns, we want to teach you to become the most informed and confident shooter possible.

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RSO Firearms Training Course

Range Safety Officer

Prerequisite: None
Course Fee: $100
Upcoming Course Dates: See Sidebar Schedule

This course is nine hours long (from 6am to 3pm) and is conducted in a classroom and at a shooting facility. Range Safety Officer candidates will learn roles and responsibilities of an RSO; Range Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs); range inspection; range rules; range briefings; emergency procedures; and firearm stoppages and malfunctions.

Each Range Safety Officer Candidate will receive an RSO Student Study Guide, a Basic Firearm Training Program brochure, an NRA Gun Safety Rules brochure, an Instructor Application/Course Evaluation form.

* RSO courses ares scheduled as soon as we have at least five interested students. Please contact us by clicking here to have your name added to the waiting list.

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