P.O. Box 443 Ludlow, MA 01056 413-204-0592


(Live-Fire , LTC, F.I.D) Massachusetts/ Connecticut License to Carry (LTC) or F.I.D Firearms Safety Course

Hi All,  Please scroll down to register!

We have been APPROVED to teach our in person License to Carry class again.  We will follow all Covid -19 safety guidelines. Face coverings are required and to be worn during our classroom and range portions.

***To be certified for Connecticut you will have to attend the live-fire portion of this course***

***We understand everyone’s frustration during these unprecedented times. If you have already paid for a course. Please know that refunds will not be issued and you will be rescheduled to a later date. You will have first priority for a seat.*** 

There will be no rescheduling fee during the COVID-19 Restrictions!


***There will be a $50 rescheduling fee*** (Will be waived during the COVID-19 restrictions)

***Please make sure you can attend the class you signed up for.***

***No Refunds will be issued***

***If you reschedule more than once then you will have to pay for the course again and will lose your initial payment.*** 

Scroll down below for Dates:

Saturday 06/06/2020 (Class is Full)

Saturday 06/20/2020 

Saturday 06/27/2020

Sunday 06/28/2020


Class Location: 


Ludlow Fish and Game Club

200 Sportsman Rd

Ludlow, MA 01056

Time:  9am-approx. 2- 3pm.

(P) 413-204-0592   (Please call us for information NOT the Ludlow Fish and Game)     

Why pay for a Non-Live Fire Course somewhere else and only be able to apply in Massachusetts. If you take this course you’ll be able to apply in MA, CT, RI, and many more states for your license to carry a pistol.  (We hold these courses daily for anyone interested)

Cost of class is:

Non-Live Fire Basic Firearms Safety Course: $85

Live Fire Basic Firearms Safety Course is: $115

 Please pay using link above. (Credit Processor charges a small service charge) (Great for people 15-20 years of age looking to get their Firearms Identification Card.  And people 21 years old and older to apply for your License to Carry permit)  (LTC)

This is a SHOOTING course.   The only way to learn is by seeing, hearing and doing. 

You will learn:

Safe handling of several different types of firearms, firearms storage laws, self-defense laws, transportation laws and much more. You will also receive safety materials and a CD in class. (This class supersedes the Springfield, MA and Chicopee Police Dept. resident requirements for applying for their License to Carry Permit.)

(This Class is taught by retired/veteran police officers)

 Topics covered in this class will be Massachusetts & Connecticut General Laws pertaining to firearms, safe storage of firearms, safe handling of firearms, child proofing firearms, Identifying and unloading different firearms, cleaning firearms, different types of ammunition and laws pertaining to transportation of firearms. This class is also great for people who want to get into Airsoft guns (To learn safe gun handling). If these guns are handled improperly, there could be some accidental discharge resulting in injuries. If your child wants to get into Airsoft training then he/ she should take this class on gun safety.

At the conclusion of this class you will HAVE THE KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND CONFIDENCE NECESSARY FOR OWNING AND USING A FIREARM SAFELY and receive a Massachusetts State Police Certificate and a Certificate of Completion to apply to many other states . This course exceeds the requirements to apply for your Firearms Identification Card (FID) or License to Carry/ Concealed Carry permit in Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, Florida and any other state that requires a LIVE FIRE firearms safety course.

If you’re not sure if you want to train with us then please check out our reviews on our website or Facebook.



**We provide the firearms, ammunition, eye and ear protection for this course**



See you soon

Stay Safe


17 thoughts on “(Live-Fire , LTC, F.I.D) Massachusetts/ Connecticut License to Carry (LTC) or F.I.D Firearms Safety Course”

  1. L. Muñoz says:

    This was my third basic firearms safety class, and by far the best! Dave is very knowledgeable of state laws and his class is in depth with scenarios for various concerns, involving firearms. Lots of valuable information to be learned in class but fun also…and best rates in the greater Springfield area!

  2. Donna Mancini says:

    Can you tell me how long this class is valid for to apply for a LTC? My son is 17. He could get his FID. Will it be valid when he is 21 to apply for his LTC?

    1. tact21 says:


      As of right now there is no expiration dates on certificates.

      Stay Safe

  3. Igor says:

    That was the best class so far, very interesting and extremely usable. Highly recommend!
    Dave, thank you for sharing your knowledge along with experience and good real-world examples!

    1. tact21 says:

      Thank you Igor. Glad you enjoyed the class and got a lot out of it.

      Stay Safe

  4. Kevin jr says:

    I live in ct and would like to carry on mass cuz I have a lake house that I stay at 4 months out of the yr. How do I legally carry in mass?

    1. tact21 says:

      Hi Kevin,

      You would have to attend a Massachusetts approved Firearms Safety Course and apply to the State of Mass.. We can help you with this process as well. If interested please call. Please call 413-204-0592

      Thank you and Stay Safe

  5. andrew says:

    I currently live in ct and will be attending your class this sunday. after taking the course what are the appropriate steps to getting my LTC permit in ct. ?

    1. tact21 says:

      Hi Andrew,

      We go over the process in our courses.

      Stay Safe

  6. Edwin says:

    If you are looking for a place to attend a firearms course this is this place with out a doubt
    Dave’s knowledge and experience made it a very informative and learning experience will definitely take advances courses in the future

    1. tact21 says:


      Thank you for the kind words. If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to call.

      Thank you for taking the course. Stay Safe

  7. Jesse O says:

    What a great course. Ive heard other classes can be quick and not very thorough. This class is the opposite. But that doesnt mean its boring and long. Dave knows his stuff, and keeps it interesting. He let us know all about the laws of firearms as well as massachusetts specific firearm laws. Alot to take from this course. Then we finished it off with a well orchestrated training range session. A great sunday indeed. Thanks dave and the rest of the ssd crew!

    1. tact21 says:


      Thank you for the kind words. Glad you enjoyed the course. If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to call.

      Thank you and Stay Safe

  8. Eddie Leverett says:

    Thanks for a very informative and a no nonsense class . It felt very good to be in a well controlled class. My son and I really enjoyed our day in your class. Thank you and your crew for a job well done

    1. tact21 says:

      Thank you Sir for the kind words. We are glad you enjoyed our class. Looking forward to training with you in the future. Have a great New Year and stay safe.

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