Got a question? The answers to the questions handgun students most frequently ask can be found below.
Price and PaymentHow much does the online handgun safety course cost? How much does the Course Completion Certificate cost? The online course fee is $19.50. There is no charge for the Course Completion Certificate. Is it safe to enter my credit card information online? Yes. You can enter your credit card online with confidence on our secure server. This charge will appear on your credit card statement as “Safety Courses 8.” Why is there a charge to “Safety Courses 8” on my credit card statement? This is the charge for your course fee. “Safety Courses 8” is what appears on your card statement.
Taking the Handgun Safety CourseHow long will it take to complete the course? It typically takes 1-2 hours to go through the online course, excluding quizzes/tests, and any re-studying that you may choose to do. Do I have to complete the online course all at once? You may complete the course at your own pace. The course can be completed in one sitting or completed a little at a time over several days. After passing the course, how long do I have to wait for my Course Completion Certificate? Upon passing the course, you may immediately print out a Course Completion Certificate, which serves as your permanent certificate. What is the minimum age to take the online course? You must be at least 21 years old to take the online course.
Unit Quizzes and Final ExamI failed a unit quiz. Have I failed the course? No. You will be required to retake the quiz. You must score at least 80% on the 5 unit quizzes to pass. Am I required to take the practice exam before taking the Final Exam? No. After completing all units, you’ll have the choice to proceed directly to the online Final Exam, or you may first take a practice exam. Both exams cover all the course material. What is the Final Exam? The Final Exam is the exam you take at the end of the course. After reviewing all units, you must take and pass the Final Exam covering all the course material. You must score at least 80% on the Final Exam to pass. You have unlimited attempts to pass the Final Exam. What if I fail the Final Exam? You must score at least 80% on the Final Exam to pass. If you fail the Final Exam, you may immediately take it again. Do I have to complete the Final Exam in one session? No, you can log out without completing the exam. When you log in later, you will be taken to the first unanswered question of the exam.
About Your Course Completion CertificateWhat is the Course Completion Certificate? After completing the course by passing the unit quizzes and Final Exam, you may instantly print out a Course Completion Certificate, which serves as your permanent certificate and is proof that you have successfully completed the Handgun Safety Course. Will the Course Completion Certificate help me get my concealed carry license/permit or any other handgun license/permit? No. The Handgun Safety Course is not a licensing course at this time and the Course Completion Certificate does not qualify students for a concealed carry license/permit or other handgun licenses/permits. Currently, Handgun Safety Course is solely intended to provide education for students to learn how to safely handle handguns, or those who plan to take an official in-person concealed carry license/permit course in your state of residence. When will I receive a Course Completion Certificate? Once you pass the course you will be able to immediately print out a Course Completion Certificate. You can print the Course Completion Certificate right then, and/or request that a PDF of the Course Completion Certificate be e-mailed to you.
Replacement of Lost or Damaged CertificatesHow do I replace my Course Completion Certificate if I’ve lost it or it has been damaged?
System RequirementsWhat are the minimum system requirements to access this course?
The minimum system requirements to take this course are:
- A computer with Internet access and a current Internet browser
- A mouse or pointing device
- Cookies enabled in browser
- A soundcard
- Speakers or headphones
- A printer to print your Course Completion Certificate
Username and PasswordHow do I choose a username? Sometimes, it can be difficult to find a username that has not already been taken by someone else taking the same course. Try to pick something that is easy to remember but is also unique. I need to change my username and/or password. Where do I do this? If you need to update your profile information or change your password, click on the View Profile link under your username in the navigation bar at the top of any web page in the course. Re-submit your revised information using the form provided. I forgot my password. How do I reset it?
There is also a link to the Forgot Your Password? page on the Log In page for your convenience.