CT Basic Firearm Safety (Pistol Permit) Course


  • Are you new to firearms and want the proper basic training?
  • Possibly interested in competitive shooting or hunting in CT?
  • Do you want to protect yourself or your loved ones?
  • Want to have the peace of mind in knowing you have backing and support from your instructor, not only during, but after the class?

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Getting training professionally by our firearms instructors would certainly come with advantages in obtaining your CT Pistol Permit. It decreases the likelihood of accidents, and other mishaps. Folks want their pistol permits primarily for personal protection and obtaining effective handgun training is not only beneficial for defense services and law enforcement agencies, but also for health professionals, security guards, recreational shooters and more.

​Goldeneye’s firearm safety course is where everyone should begin their journey into use of firearms. Our safety course is ideal for individuals looking to get their permits for recreation, hunting, sports, employment, protection, or just to preserve their 2nd amendment constitution.

CT Pistol Permit Class

If you currently live in or are visiting Connecticut, then you have come to the right place.


  • Our staff are Certified NRA/USCCA/ CT State Police Certified Instructors, and lifelong gun enthusiasts.
  • We teach the Basic Pistol Permit Course required by the State of Connecticut.
  • This gun class is the first step in obtaining your pistol permit, and we will provide support through the complicated process including AFTER the class, if necessary.
  • You will have access to multiple highly trained instructors during class and one on one instruction at the gun range.

CT State Police Basic Firearm Safety Course Letter

P.S: – This class is not intended to turn you into a marksman or teach you personal protection. As with anything, proficiency comes with practice. Completing the course does not guarantee that the state will issue you a permit. You still must meet all of the DPS requirements. Click here to visit the DPS site and find out if you meet the requirements. My goal is for you to leave this class with the knowledge and understanding of firearms, so that you may enjoy the sport safely.

Price: REDUCED from $200.00 to $125.00 – Call and speak to our representatives to determine any additional & current sales or promotions..


Topics covered include:

  • Basic Pistol Parts and Operation
  • CT Law and Permit Application Process
  • Safe Firearm Handling
  • Range Safety Rules
  • Firearm Maintenance
  • Proper Firearm Storage
  • Proper Stance and Grip

  • Loading and Unloading a Pistol
  • Proper Sight Alignment, Sight Picture, and trigger control
  • Eye & Ear Protection
  • Live Firing (Targets, 2 Firearms & Ammunition Included)
  • Complimentary beverages and snacks
  • And much more…


Please bring a valid photo ID. Also, please stop by your local police department or town selectman’s office and pick up your pistol permit application, prior to arriving to class, as your application may be notarized for a nominal fee. All class dates and times may be selected during checkout. If you have any questions, contact us or CLICK HERE to visit our FAQ page.

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