Basic Firearms Safety Course

The Tewksbury Rod and Gun Club will hold a NRA/MA certified Basic Pistol training course on the December 8th, 2018.

In order to obtain a License to Carry a Firearm in the state of Massachusetts, you are required to attend a basic firearms training course. This course is accepted by the state and a certificate will be issued to you as proof of completion.

Instructors will provide hands on learning in the following areas:

  • safe firearm handling
  • firearm parts and operation
  • ammunition and its function
  • shooting fundamentals
  • how to select, clean and store a firearm
  • review of various activities available to help participants develop and improve their shooting skills
  • live fire practical on the club’s fifty foot indoor range

Schedule: 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Please arrive 15 minutes early to sign in.

The cost of the course, which includes training materials and the use of club owned firearms, is $125. Coffee & donuts and lunch will be provided.

If you are interested in taking the course, please contact us at firearmsafety@tewksburyrodandgun.org. Enrollment will only be confirmed upon receipt of payment. Maximum Enrollment: 12    (note: your check will not be deposited until the date of the class and will be returned to you if you cannot attend)

The Tewksbury Rod and Gun Club currently have 15 MA/NRA certified firearms instructors participating in the Basic Firearms training program. All of the instructors are volunteers – 100% of your course fee will be applied to costs associated with running the club. It is our goal to promote firearm safety.


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