About the Study Guide

You are looking at a preview of what’s in the timed National Handgun Safety Course. Feel free to look around, but you’ll need to register to begin progress toward getting your Course Completion Certificate.

Learn More Register for the Course

Dot Sight: Small device mounted on your handgun. A dot sight uses electronics or optical fibers to project a glowing dot or other mark on a lens in front of your eye. Some dot sights also magnify like telescopic sights.

Dot sight

Laser Sight:Another type of small device that can be mounted on your handgun. Like a laser pointer, the laser sight projects a glowing dot on your target. Instead of using a laser sight, you can replace the manufacturer’s grip with a laser grip.

Laser sight