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All responsible firearm owners understand that it takes training, knowledge, and skill to shoot a firearm safely, no matter the type of firearm. If you’re a new shotgun owner, learning how to safely operate one is essential, even if you have experience with pistols or handguns. Our NRA Basic Shotgun Course is the perfect opportunity to learn everything you need to know about shotguns.
An NRA-certified instructor will lead the NRA Basic Shotgun Course and teach you the fundamentals of operating a shotgun. The informational course is about 10 hours long, and the schedule includes learning the NRA’s rules for safe gun handling and tips for shooting a shotgun at moving targets. Regardless of your shooting experience, our welcoming team will provide you with time in the classroom and the shooting range so you understand all aspects of being a shotgun owner. During this two-day course, you’ll learn the basic knowledge, skills, and attitude needed for safely handling a shotgun.
At Colorado Handgun Safety, our priority is to give you a comprehensive, educational experience. When you enroll in our NRA Basic Shotgun Course, you can have confidence that you will have classroom time dedicated to learning about gun safety and time at the shooting range focused on improving your marksmanship. Some topics that you can expect to cover in this course include:
Yes! When you complete our NRA Basic Shotgun Course, you’ll receive a certificate of completion.
There is no expiration date for NRA training course certificates.
You are encouraged to bring your own shotgun and proper ammunition. Please inform our team before class if you don’t have a shotgun, and we will provide one.
You want to wear comfortable, protective clothing. Because shells will be flying around, it’s best to wear long pants, long shirts, and closed-toe shoes. We’ll provide protective gear such as goggles and ear protection.
Not at all; this course is open to shooters of all levels!
You are not required to be an NRA member to enroll.
By enrolling in an NRA Basic Shotgun Course at Colorado Handgun Safety, you will walk away with a thorough understanding of shotguns. Our instructors have extensive experience and training with shotguns, so regardless of your shooting experience, you will walk away feeling confident in your skills.
From gun safety rules to safe shotgun handling, your experience at Colorado Handgun Safety will involve classroom learning and hands-on training. Plus, upon completion, you will receive a certificate proving your shotgun knowledge. Enroll in an upcoming course today to improve your skills and become a responsible shotgun owner!