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 instructed by members of the Louisa County Sheriff’s Department.