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.

Knowing your handgun’s “maximum projectile range” is critical to being a safe and responsible handgun user. The maximum projectile range tells you at what distances your handgun’s projectile could cause injury or damage to persons, animals, or objects.

Woman firing a handgun at a range