NRA Basic Handgun Course

Topic: The NRA Basic Handgun Course is designed for the beginning gun enthusiast to learn the skills and abilities to properly use and own a handgun. This course is mandatory for anyone wishing to purchase and own a firearm in the State of California. In this class you will learn the following:

NRA Firearms Class

  • NRA-certified Instructors
  • Firearm Safety and Handling Instruction
  • Basic Shooting Techniques, Pistol or Rifle
  • Firearms and the Law
  • Hands-on Supervised Shooting

Private Instruction:

  • Basic and Advanced Instruction
  • Both Handgun, Rifle and Shotgun instruction available
  • By Appointment Only

All NRA-certified courses come with NRA book, certificate, Basic Rocker and related informational brochures. If you don’t get these items it was not an NRA-certified course.


  • Free from all felony convictions
  • No active restraining orders

Duration: 8-hour class NRA or 4-hour NRA first steps course
Course Cost: $100.00, includes range fees, ammunition and NRA certification

Handgun Safety Certificate (California HSC) $25.00 after class

Times and Dates: click for full schedule

Location: ASC Training Academy
16117 Covello St.
Van Nuys, CA 91406
Tel: (818) 906-3753

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