Participants will learn the basic principles of handling a firearm, as well as instruction in handgun safety. This Firearm Safety course is one of the steps necessary to qualify for a concealed weapon’s permit. Participants must pass the classroom portion and must provide their own handgun and ammunition for the Firing Range portion of this course. Men and women will participate together for the Range portion of these classes. Firearm Safety is taught by firearm instructors of the Louisa County Sheriff’s Department.