Courses & Classes

Massachusetts State Police License To Carry Course

You MUST sign up previous to the class date to reserve your seat. Please stop by the store during regular business hours to register.

This is a four-to-six hour course with live fire component that will certify you to apply for your Class A LTC or FID Card through your local police department. Our certified instructors will cover the safe handling and operation of many types of modern firearms. Students will develop the knowledge, skills, and attitude necessary for the safe handling, operation, and storage of firearms and ammunition in the home, and proper transportation of firearms outside the home.

Our course is $100 per person. Upon completion you will receive your MASS STATE POLICE FIREARMS SAFETY CERTIFICATE as well as a $15.00 GIFT CERTIFICATE towards your first firearm purchase.

Classes are given one Sunday per month at 9:00am to 3:00pm at Guns Inc. 1050 Main St., West Springfield, MA 01089. Students under 18 years of age must provide a written consent from a parent or guardian, who must be present at the time of signing up. This form is available in store, or can be downloaded here. Minimum age for attending this class with parental consent is 15 years old. Student (and their parent or guardian, when applicable) must provide a state-issued photo ID to register.

In the event you are unable to attend your scheduled Sunday class, you must provide at least 48 hours notice in order to reschedule. Failure to adhere to this policy will forfeit your $100 attendance fee.

Our next upcoming classes are on:


Oct 20th, 2019

Nov 17th, 2019

Can’t Make It to a Sunday Class? Prefer One on One Instruction, or a Small Group of Friends and Family

Call and inquire about our PRIVATE COURSES413.731.7666


Course Outline:

  • Rules for Safe Gun Handling
  • Identifying and Loading/Unloading Different Firearms
  • Practical Exercises in Safe Gun Handling
  • Ammunition identification
  • Firearms maintenance and cleaning
  • Applicable Massachusetts firearms laws for purchase, possession, storage and transportation, etc.
  • Proper storage and firearms in the home
  • Transportation of firearms
  • Firearm selection
  • Ammunition selection for self defense
  • The licensing process

>>Please arrive at 8:45am; bring a pen, paper, and snacks; breaks will be given!


*Limited Seating Available*

We also offer NRA-certified courses for CT, RI, and Utah permits!
Please contact for more information