Educational Opportunities

Please Contact Phil Brashear at pnt4e2@gmail.com for class sign up information.  There are currently 3 classes being offered:

RANGE-SAFETY-OFFICER-CLASS

BASIC RELOADING CLASS

For more information or questions, please contact:

ALETHA BRUNNER

Instructor

abrunner43@gmail.com

 

 

 

 

 

All classes must be paid in full, in advance

Make checks out to: FCVCC-ED and Training

Please fill out the envelope completely

There will be a cancellation fee

Any question please contact Phillip Brashear at pnt4e2@gmail.com or call and leave a message     

at (765)639-5888.

Thank you for being a responsible firearms owner !

 

 

Basic Metallic Cartridge Reloading – Teaches beginning reloaders the basic knowledge, skills, and attitude necessary to safely reload metallic cartridges.

This course is eight hours in length and is conducted in a classroom.  Each student is taught reloading safety; centerfire cartridge components; using the reloading manual and reloading data; equipment; and the metallic cartridge reloading process.  Students will receive the NRA Guide to Reloading handbook, the Basic Reloading Student Exam, a course completion certificate, NRA Gun Safety Rules brochure, a Basic Firearm Training Program Brochure and a Course Evaluation form.

 

 

Basic Shotgun Shell Reloading Course – To provide beginning reloaders with the basic knowledge, skills. And attitude necessary to safely reload shotgun shells.

This is a six hour course is conducted in a class room. Each student is taught reloading safety; shotgun shell components; using the reloading manual and reloading data; shotgun shell equipment; and making the first shotgun shell. Student will receive the NRA Guide to reloading handbook, the Basic reloading Student Exam, a course completion certificate, NRA Gun Safety Rules brochure, a Basic Firearms Training Program brochure and a Course Evaluation form.

BASIC RELOADING CLASS

 

 

Basic Pistol Course – Is intended for all individuals regardless of previous shooting experience of NRA-affiliation and is available for delivery in two ways.  One option is the traditional, instructor-led course where you will receive direct instruction from an NRA-Certified Instructor from beginning to end.  The other option has two components: a self-study or “eLearning module” which is completed online in your own timeframe and a hands-on practical portion conducted in a classroom and shooting range with an Instructor.

Instructor led only training:  Takes place in a traditional classroom and range environment.  This course may be completed in a single day format or over several days with smaller blocks of instruction.  Blended Training:  Provides students the flexibility to complete a significant portion of the course in an eLearning environment, prior to arriving for the classroom and range session with an NRA Certified Instructor.

Course Topics: Gun safety rules, proper operation of revolvers and semi-automatic pistols, ammunition knowledge and selection, pistol selection and storage, shooting fundamentals, pistol inspection and maintenance, marksmanship, and shooting range safety.   Students will complete live fire training and nationally standardized shooting qualification while on the range with an NRA Certified Instructor.

Students will receive the NRA Guide: Basics of Pistol Shooting handbook, take a Basics of Pistol Shooting Student Examination and receive a course completion certificate bearing the signature of the NRA Secretary and your NRA Certified Instructor.

 

 

Basic Rifle Shooting Course – Teaches the basic knowledge, skills, and attitude necessary for the safe use of a rifle in target shooting.

This course is at least 8 hours long and includes classroom and range time learning to shoot rifles.  Students learn NRA’s rules for safe gun handling; rifle parts and operation; ammunition; shooting fundamentals; range rules; shooting from the bench rest, prone, sitting, standing and kneeling positions; cleaning, and continued opportunities for skill development.  Students will receive the Basics of Rifle Shooting handbook, NRA Gun Safety Rules brochure, Winchester/NRA Marksmanship Qualification booklet, take a Basics of Rifle Shooting Student Examination, and receive a course completion certificate.

 

 

Basic Shotgun Shooting Course – Teaches the basic knowledge, skills, and attitude for the safe and proper use of a shotgun in shooting a moving target.

This course is at least ten-hours long and includes classroom and range time learning how to shoot shotguns at moving targets.  Students learn NRA’s rules for safe gun handling; shotgun parts and operation; shotgun shell components; shotgun shell malfunctions; shooting fundamentals; range rules; shooting at straight away and angled targets; cleaning; and continued opportunities for skill development.  Students will receive the Basics of Shotgun Shooting handbook, NRA Gun Safety Rules brochure, Winchester/NRA Marksmanship Qualification booklet, take a Basics of Shotgun Shooting Student Examination, and receive a course completion certificate.

 

 

Personal Protection in the Home – Teaches the basic knowledge, skills, and attitude essential to the safe and efficient use of a handgun for protection of self and family, and to provide information on the law-abiding individual’s right to self-defense.

Prerequisite: This course is for law-abiding adult citizens, as defined by applicable federal, state, or local law, and experienced shooters (shooters able to show master of the basic skills of safe gun handling, shooting a group, zeroing the firearm, and cleaning the firearm).  Prospective participants can demonstrate that they have the requisite knowledge, skills, and attitudes by producing an NRA Basic Pistol Course Certificate. NRA First Steps Course Certificate, NRA Pistol competitive shooting qualification card, military DD 214 with pistol qualification, or passing the Pre-Course Assessment.

Description:  This is an eight-hour course.  Students should expect to shoot approximately 100 rounds of ammunition.  Students will learn basic defensive shooting skills, strategies for home safety and responding to a violent confrontation, firearms and the law, how to choose a handgun for self-defense, and continued opportunities for skill development.  Students will receive the NRA Gun Safety Rules brochure, the Winchester/NRA Marksmanship Qualification booklet, and course completion certificate.

Lesson III of the course: Firearms and the Law, and Legal Aspects of Self-Defense, is conducted by an attorney licensed to practice law within the state in which this course is given and who is familiar with this area of the law, or a Law Enforcement Office (LEO) who possesses an intermediate or higher Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) certificate granted within the state, or an individual currently certified to instruct in this area of the law by the state in which this course is presented.

 

 

Personal Protection outside the Home – Teaches the basic knowledge, skills, and attitude essential for avoiding dangerous confrontations and for the safe, effective and responsible use of a concealed pistol for self-defense outside the home.

Prerequisite: This course is for adult individuals who are not disqualified from possessing a firearm as defined by applicable federal, state, or local law and are of good repute and possess defensive pistol skills presented in the NRA Basics of Personal Protection in The Home Course.   Participants must also understand the basic legal concepts relating to the use of firearms in self-defense, and must know and observe not only general gun safety rules, but also those safety principles that are specific to defensive situations.  Prospective participants can demonstrate that they have the requisite knowledge, skills, and attitudes by producing an NRA Basic Personal Protection in The Home Course Certificate, or by passing the pre-course evaluation.

Description:  This course is divided into two levels.  Level one is nine-hours and offers the essential knowledge and skill that must be mastered in order to carry, store, and use a firearm safely and effectively for personal protection outside the home.  Students spend several hours on the range and shoot approximately 115 rounds of ammunition learning advanced shooting skills.  Time and ammunition requirements are minimum, and may be exceeded.   Students will receive the NRA Guide to the Basics of Personal Protection Outside The Home handbook, Gun Safety Rules brochure, and appropriate (level one/level two) course completion certificate(s).

Lesson III: Firearms and the Law, and Legal Aspects of Self-Defense, of the Personal Protection In and Outside The Home Courses is conducted by an attorney licensed to practice law within the state in which this course is given and who is familiar with this area of the law, or a Law Enforcement Office (LEO) who possesses an intermediate or higher Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) certificate granted within the state, or an individual currently certified to instruct in this area of the law by the state in which this course is presented.

 

 

Range Safety Officer – Develops NRA Certified Range Safety Officers with the knowledge, skills, and attitude essential to organizing, conducting, and supervising safe shooting actives and range operations.

This course is nine hours long and is conducted in a classroom and at a shooting facility.  Range Safety Officer candidates will learn roles and responsibilities of an RSO: Range Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s); range inspection; range rules; range briefings; emergency procedures; and firearm stoppages and malfunctions.  Each Range Safety Officer Candidate will receive an RSO Student Study Guide, A Basic Firearm Training Program brochure, an NRA Gun Safety Rules Brochure and a Course Evaluation form.

RANGE SAFETY OFFICER CLASS

 

 

Refuse to be a Victim – Teaches strategies people can integrate into their everyday lives to avoid becoming a victim of crime.

A complete seminar may last as long as four or five hours and include the entire lesson plan, but a modified seminar may be as short as one or two hours and cover topics that best suit the needs of a particular audience. This is not a firearms instruction course, and does not include instruction in physical combat self-defense.  Seminars teach common weakness that criminals may take advantage of, and a variety of corrective measures that are practical, inexpensive and easy to follow.  The seminar includes classroom instruction on criminal psychology, automobile crimes; cyber safety, home security, and a variety of crime prevention strategies including carjack avoidance techniques, use of personal safety devices, and more.  Students receive the Refuse To Be A Victim student handbook, NRA Refuse To Be A Victim Brochure, NRA Become A Refuse To Be A Victim Instructor Brochure, Refuse To Be A Victim Firearms Supplement, and a course completion certificate.

 

 

Home Firearm Safety – Non-shooting course and teaches students the basic knowledge, skills, and to explain the attitude necessary for the safe handling and storage of firearms and ammunition in the home.

This is a four-hour course for safe gun handling that is conducted in the classroom only.  Students are taught NRA’s three rules for safe gun handling; primary causes of firearms accidents; firearm parts; how to unload certain action types; ammunition components; cleaning; care; safe storage of firearms in the home; and the benefits of becoming an active participant in the shooting sports.  Students will receive the NRA Home Firearm Safety handbook, NRA Gun Safety Rules brochure; Basic Firearm Training Program brochure, course completion certificate