School of Human and Protective Services

Protective Services Education Building 100
1701 Pearson Street
Madison WI 53704

CALL: (608) 243-5400

Monday - Thursday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. 
Friday: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. 

Handgun Fundamentals

No weapons or ammunition are allowed in class. Training weapons are provided.

This course instructs you on proper handling, storing and carrying of handguns. It also satisfies the Wisconsin Concealed Carry Weapon (CCW) training requirement. 


  •     Age 21 and over
  •     No felony convictions
  •     No domestic abuse injunctions
  •     No legal restriction to carry a firearm

Handgun Fundamentals (6 hours) course cost: $50.

Course Objectives

  •     Fundamental rules of firearm safety
  •     Safe storage of firearms
  •     Proper loading and unloading
  •     Firearm nomenclature
  •     Legal issues of carrying and using weapons
  •     WI CCW permit requirements and licensing