The AFT Course - For Requesting/Requiring Authorities
Introduction to Handgun Safety is a web-based gun safety class that is trusted by hundreds of courts, gun clubs, government agencies, and other organizations across the United States to provide required training for individuals.
Over the last fifteen years, the course has become the national standard for online firearms training, educating thousands of individuals. The course was filmed in a professional studio in HD, and taught by an active duty police instructor.
The Course - Introduction to Handgun Safety
The course was designed to be pedagogically sound in order to produce reliable knowledge transfer to the learner. After registration, the experience begins with a quick introductory video, followed by access to the course study guide. The study guide is a printable PDF that supports the learning experience, should the learner choose to use it. The main class is comprised of six sections, they are:
Handgun Parts & Operation
Using a Handgun Safely
Operating a Handgun
Cleaning, Storing, and Transporting a Handgun
Shooting Fundamentals & Position
Each section is followed by a 10 question quiz. The questions for each quiz are randomly drawn from a question bank for that section. The learner must pass each quiz with a
70% or greater to proceed to the next section. The last section is followed by a 30 question, randomly drawn final exam. Each section can be taken as many times as needed to pass. Upon successful completion of the final, the learner is then invited to complete the course by identity verification through tying their username to a financial instrument. After this step, the learner receives a unique completion certificate for printing or electronic transmission. The full course description can be found in the AFT Informational Packet for Court.
Student Verification by Requiring Authority
If you are requiring course participation, AFT has provided a simple way for you to validate course completion by your learners. Simply navigate to concealedcarryonline.com/verify. You'll be able to type in the student's unique certificate number and zip code, and the system will respond with the learner's course passing status. This can be accomplished in a matter of seconds.
If you'd like to download a copy of the document explaining the course and verification please click here.