About the Study Guide

You are looking at the Connecticut Handgun Education Study Guide. At the present time, you cannot obtain handgun education certification from Handgun Safety Course. However, you can use this Study Guide as a resource to learn more about handgun safety.

Not all handguns have a mechanical safety. On a handgun with a safety, the safety will be located around the receiver and is usually easy to spot.

The red outlines indicate where safeties typically are located on semi-automatic pistols.

Safety locations on a semi-automatic