Handgun Safety Classes

At Patriot Gun Supply, providing our customers with the knowledge and skills they need to safely handle and use firearms is a job we take seriously. The handgun safety course we offer teaches the key fundamentals you need to learn before visiting any shooting range.

In addition to preparing you for handgun ownership, the course provides guidance on purchasing the handgun and accessories that are the best fit for your needs.

Our class covers:

  • How to properly handle, transport, and store your handgun
  • How to keep children safe around handguns
  • How to safely load/unload a gun
  • Proper identification of correct ammunition
  • Benefits of various types of fireams
  • Firearm safety rules and range etiquette
  • Being aware of your target and what’s behind it

This course is taught by an NRA certified instructor. Classes are offered monthly on Tuesdays or Saturdays. Please check the store for day / time confirmations. The fee is $20 per person. Contact us for next available class date.

This class does not cover Law or Conceal Carry material but we do partner with instructors for these classes

Virginia and Virginia/ Utah Conceal Carry Permit Classes

Patriot Gun Supply partners with Jay Hermoso of Piece Be With You to offer conceal carry classes for handgun owners interested in obtaining a permit for Virginia and Virginia/ Utah. Jay is an NRA and BCI certified firearms instructor with extensive experience in firearms training.

Please register early as classes fill very quickly.

The course covers:

  • Ammunition and fundamentals of pistol shooting
  • Shooting positions and shooting qualifications
  • Pistol selection and maintenance
  • Virginia gun laws and the legal use of deadly force
  • Permit application process

When you complete the course, you will be ready to apply for your Concealed Handgun Permit. Certification to carry in Virginia is valid in 36 states, Utah adds additional states. Click link above for class schedule and fees.