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.

Iron (Open) Sight: Combination of a raised front sight and a notched rear sight. These sights are simple and inexpensive. Iron sights allow quick sighting. To aim, you center the top of the bead or post within the notch of the rear sight and line up on the target. Iron sights can be fixed or adjustable.

Open sight