About the Study Guide

You are looking at the Washington 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.

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