Introduction to the AR-15

Hands On Classroom Learning

Introduction to the AR-15 Training Course

The Introduction to the AR-15 Course is designed for civilians with little or no experience using a AR-15, however, our experienced instructors welcome all levels of expertise.  During the 7 hour course, you will learn basic firearm laws, range/firearm safety rules, how to correctly store and transport a AR-15 and much more. You'll leave this course with the knowledge and skills you need to safely own and operate a firearm. 

This class consists of 4 hours of hands-on, classroom based learning followed by 3 hours at the Concord Police Association Range. 

Class Time:  Range/Class Time: 7 hours

Class Location: 2504 Verne Roberts Circle, Suite #103, Antioch, CA 94509​


Materials Needed:

  • Long Pants

    • Expect to get dirty during this course

  • Close-toed shoes

  • 100 rounds of ammunition

    • Full metal jacket

  • AR-15

    • Please remember to safely and legally transport your weapon.

    • If you do not have a weapon, rentals are available. 

  • Ear safety gear

    • May be purchased day of class

  • Eye safety gear

    • May be purchased day of class


Course Cost: $250.00

Rental Cost: $88.00

Cancellation Policy: 

Students will be charged a $15 cancellation fee to cancel any class. No fee will be charged for rescheduling classes.  We hold classes rain or shine.  Range training is conducted outdoors so please dress accordingly. 

Late Registration and Rental Policy: 

An additional fee of 15% will be charged to students for anyone who signs up less than 48 hours from the start of the scheduled course. This fee applies to the cost of the course and any firearm rental(s).

Students must be at least 18 years of age or older to participate. You must be a citizen of the United States or have permanent legal alien status and show a valid driver’s license or other valid photo identification to use a firearm in connection with any Services provided under this Agreement. Anyone suspected of being under the influence of drugs or alcohol will not be allowed on the range. DTTG RESERVES THE RIGHT TO REFUSE SERVICE TO ANYONE.