Handgun Safety Course

Learn before you load.  Arm yourself with knowledge including:

  • important information about permit requirements
  • legal responsibilities
  • and cleaning
  • safe storage and childproofing.

Learn from experienced NYS DCJS certified Firearms Instructors in this one-time, four (4) hour safety course. Fulfills requirements for obtaining a pistol permit in Onondaga, Cayuga, Madison, Oswego & Seneca counties; residents of other counties should verify with their Sheriff's Office if course is accepted.  Call 315-498-6042 for more information.

Do not bring firearms to this class! No other materials are needed for this class.

Register online - Or if you prefer to register by mail / fax / email, download the  Winter '18 Registration Form. Please note: we cannot accept registrations or payments by phone.

Payment for course can be made via check (payable to OCC; mailed with registration form), in person at OCC Student Accounts office, or online @ pay.sunyocc.edu.

Handgun Safety Courses are held at various locations around Central New York. Classes may be taken at OCC Main Campus - Mulroy HallOCC North Site, Liverpool or at the Community Room in the Fingerlakes Mall, Auburn.

Main Campus classes are held in the Mulroy Hall building; a stand-alone brick building, located across the street from the entrance to the OCC main campus area, on Route 173; the physical address for the building is:
4926 Onondaga Rd
Syracuse, NY 13215

PLEASE NOTE: In the event of OCC closing due to inclement weather, any Handgun Safety classes scheduled that day are also cancelled. The class will be rescheduled and all students will be called regarding the new date when the campus reopens. 

Course Prefix & #: HGS.CE-001
Title: Handgun Safety 
Tuition: $49

  Term   Section Name   Day   Date of Class   Time   Location Reg Deadline
CE18WI HGS.ce-001-002 Sat January 27, 2018 8:30am-12:30pm OCC – Mulroy Hall, TBD 1/24/18
CE18WI HGS.ce-001-005 Wed January 31, 2018 5:30-9:30pm Fingerlakes Mall – Auburn 1/24/18
CE18WI HGS.ce-001-006 Sat February 3, 2018 10:00am-2:00pm OCC – Mulroy Hall, R124 1/31/18
CE18WI HGS.ce-001-007 Sat February 17, 2018 8:30am-12:30pm OCC – Mulroy Hall, R124 2/14/18
CE18WI HGS.ce-001-008 Thur February 22, 2018 5:30-9:30pm OCC – Mulroy Hall, R124 2/19/18
CE18WI HGS.ce-001-009 Mon February 26, 2018 5:00-9:00pm OCC – North Site, Liverpool 2/21/18
CE18WI HGS.ce-001-010 Wed February 28, 2018 5:30-9:30pm Fingerlakes Mall – Auburn 2/21/18
CE18SP HGS.ce-001-001 Tues March 6, 2018 5:30-9:30pm OCC – Mulroy Hall, R124 3/3/18
CE18SP HGS.ce-001-002 Wed March 7, 2018 5:00-9:00pm OCC – North Site, Liverpool 3/4/18
CE18SP HGS.ce-001-003 Sat March 10, 2018 10:00am-2:00pm OCC – Mulroy Hall, R124 3/7/18
CE18SP HGS.ce-001-004 Sat March 24, 2018 8:30am-12:30pm OCC – Mulroy Hall, R124 3/21/18
CE18SP HGS.ce-001-005 Wed March 28, 2018 5:30-9:30pm Fingerlakes Mall – Auburn 3/21/18
CE18SP HGS.ce-001-006 Wed April 4, 2018 5:30-9:30pm OCC – Mulroy Hall, R124 4/1/18
CE18SP HGS.ce-001-007 Sat April 7, 2018 8:30am-12:30pm OCC – Mulroy Hall, R124 4/4/18
CE18SP HGS.ce-001-008 Tues April 10, 2018 5:00-9:00pm OCC – North Site, Liverpool 4/8/18
CE18SP HGS.ce-001-009 Wed April 25, 2018 5:30-9:30pm Fingerlakes Mall – Auburn 4/18/18
CE18SP HGS.ce-001-010 Sat April 28, 2018 8:00-12:00pm OCC – Mulroy Hall, R124 4/25/18

Tuition: $49

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