Firearms Student Frequently Asked Questions
Use our find classes search tool to find a shooting class near you. Using our class finder tool, you can enter your zip code, search radius and desired course type. You can also search by state. To see all courses in your area, leave the desired course type blank.
You can also search by instructor name or business if you are looking for a specific or favorite instructor.
Many ranges offer classes. If you are interested to see if your favorite range offers classes click on FIND RANGES and search by Zip Code or State to range that have classes available.
Visit our firearms instructors search page to find a specific instructor. You can search by either business or instructor name.
Nothing – It’s free! Searching our class and instructor database is free for students to use. The only time you will be asked for payment is when you register for a class.
ShootingClasses.com never sees or has access to your credit card information.
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No. Even if you are not ready to register for a firearms training class you can still register and create your student profile. You can also choose to share your public profile with friends and connections using your custom vanity URL.
ShootingClasses.com policy will not allow any student under the age of 18 to be registered for a firearms training class without consent of both the instructor and the parent or legal guardian.
Most instructors will allow minors to attend firearms training classes provided the parent or guardian is present for the class. Please contact the desired instructor to confirm their individual youth policy. Once you have the instructor’s approval you will need to register the student using your information (date of birth) and comment that the registration is for the minor, otherwise ShootingClasses.com will reject the registration.
As well, ShootingClasses.com strictly adheres to the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) to not collect children’s information.
Student profiles have expanded to contain additional information you may wish to share with friends and social media connections.
You can choose to add your photo, contact information and anything else you want others to know about your background such as likes, training courses you've completed outside of ShootingClasses.com, etc. (ShootingClasses.com classes you complete are automatically added to your profile.) You can also select training goals and note the percentage of goal completion.
Your student profile provides firearms instructors with your background information for acceptance into training courses. When applying for a shooting class, the firearms instructor of that class has access to your profile and can reference when giving acceptance to their class.
If you would like to share your profile with friends or social media connections, you can do so via your custom vanity URL that you have the option to create. Want to keep certain information private? No problem. You can designate which information on your profile you share or keep private.
Students frequently have goals whether it be for a pistol, rifle or shotgun, and ask what courses can be taken to help achieve those goals.
ShootingClasses.com wants to help you achieve your training goals by providing checklists with details you should look for when searching for classes that will help you achieve a specific goal.
If you have goals that you would like for ShootingClasses.com to add, let us know by contacting us and we will create details and milestones to help you get there.
If you have questions regarding an instructor’s information or classes, there are several ways to contact the instructor:
- From the Instructor’s Landing page:
- Click on the red CONTACT INSTRUCTOR button to send the instructor a direct email
- From the Instructor’s Courses page:
- Click the blue “Contact Instructor” text in the Next Class section to send a direct email to the instructor
If you have a question for an instructor, regarding a class you would like to take but is not currently scheduled, on the Instructors Landing Page there is a blue “Contact Instructor” just below “No Upcoming Classes”. Click on “Contact Instructor” and send the instructor a message letting them know you are interested in future dates. The instructor will get back to you to confirm upcoming dates. If you would like the instructor to call, please leave a phone number.
Question about a course, go to the Course Page and click on the red CONTACT INSTRUCTOR.
If you have a general question for an instructor go to the instructor’s Landing Page and you’ll see a red “Message Instructor” button near the top of the page. Contact Instructor sends a message directly to the instructor so you can ask your question. The instructor will then reply back to you. If you would like the instructor to call, please leave a phone number.
If you have a question for the management at ShootingClasses.com click on the red “CONTACT” button on the ShootingClasses.com home page to send a message to ShootingClasses.com. We will respond back to you within one day.