WASHINGTON ARMS COLLECTORS
2013 Education Schedule
The Schedule of classes and locations is now part of the Washington Arms Collectors Calendar page.
The Home Firearm Safety class is free of charge. This class is 4 hours and starts at 10:00 am. Please bring a pen or pencil and paper. You may also want something for lunch during lecture. We provide a course book for you to take with you and you will receive a certificate of completion after successfully completing the course. Students will need sufficient forearm strength to lock the slide of a semi automatic open. Limited space is available so please call the office at 425-255-8410 to sign up, and use the seat(s) you sign up for.
The Refuse to Be a Victim class starts at 9:00 am and runs around 4 hours. The class is $15.00 and the fee will be collected at the class when you get there. The November class will be taught by Ripley. Limited space is available so please call the office at 425-255-8410 to sign up, and use the seat(s) you sign up for.
Home Firearm Safety
The NRA Home Firearm Safety Course is the basic course we recommend to anyone unfamiliar with guns or who needs to learn gun terminology. Students will need sufficient forearm strength to lock the slide of a semi automatic open.
Course Goal - To teach the basic knowledge and skills and to explain the attitude necessary for the safe handling and storage of guns in the home.
NRA Home Firearm Safety Course Lesson Plans -
- Rules for Safe Gun Handling
- Identifying and Unloading Different Firearms
- Practical Exercises in Safe Gun Handling
- Types of Ammunition; Cleaning and Storage of Firearms
The are no prerequisites for taking this course, and the material is accessible to appropriately supervised mature children.
At Course Completion -
Students will receive feedback on the practical exercises and a course certificate upon successful completion of the lessons.
Course time is 4 hours.
Refuse to be a Victim
Safety experts agree the single most important step toward ensuring your personal safety is making the conscious decision to Refuse To Be A Victim®. You stand a much better chance of preventing criminal attack if you develop a safety plan before you need it.
The seminar teaches easy-to-understand methods you can use to increase awareness and prevent criminal confrontation. In just three to four hours, you will get the tools you need to develop your own personal safety strategy, including information about:
- The Psychology of the Criminal Mind
- Home & Phone Security
- Automobile & Travel Security
- Personal & Technological Security
- Self-Defense Devices and Training Options
- And more!
Any class marked as an Instructor Development Workshop, will include a seminar on Saturday. The seminar is always open to all, the IDW is for instructor candidates who must also attend the seminar.
Thanks to www.svrifle.com for their support of these classes. Course descriptions courtesy of Joshua R. Poulson. Thanks to the Puyallup Fairgrounds for their assistance in providing space for this community service.