Firearm Safety & Proficiency Class
by: Central Arizona College
The class will be offered over the course of two days with the first session held this Saturday, Apr. 9 from 8 a.m.-6 p.m. The second session will be held on Thursday, April 14 from 5-9 p.m.
Students will earn receive one college credit for attending the class. The tuition is $65.
Firearm safety instructor Eugene Wilson will provide training in the safe handling of a weapon, personal safety in a threatening situation, and the laws that pertain to legally discharging a firearm.
Students will gain basic knowledge of the skills, rights and responsibilities of firearm use, including legalities and issues related to the use of deadly force.
Wilson is an Arizona Department of Public Safety and NRA-certified instructor in the disciplines of rifle, pistol, shotgun, muzzle-leading rifle, home firearm safety and personal protection.
He is a lifelong hunter and marksman and licensed by Arizona Game and Fish as a hunter education instructor.
He previously competed and qualified in three matches for the privilege of purchasing a World War II-era M1 Grande rifle from the United States Army.