Gun Safety Course

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Gun Safety Course Overview

The Texas online gun safety course details the legal definition of a weapon in the state of Texas. Learners will identify where a person can and cannot carry a firearm. Explore the difference between concealed vs open carry and Texas law as it relates to firearms. 

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Certification Included


A firearm safety certificate will be available for download upon completion. Acceptable for any court-ordered gun safety course in Texas. Our courses are approved throughout the Texas court system.

Gun Safety Course Features:

Satisfies up to a 4-hour educational requirement

Self-paced course

Online gun safety course must be completed within 30 days of enrollment

Certificate: Download on completion

100% Online access

Final evaluation score of at least 70% required

Why take this online Gun safety course?

Legal Obligation

In certain situations, individuals may be required by law or as part of a legal settlement to complete a court- ordered firearm safety course. This can happen, for example, as a result of being convicted of firearm offenses or as a condition of probation or parole.

New gun owners

Individuals who have recently acquired a handgun, shot gun, or automatic weapon and want to learn about safe handling, storage, transportation, and usage.

Parents or guardians

Adults who have firearms in their homes and want to ensure the safety of their children by learning proper storage, securing techniques, and educating their family about gun safety.

This online gun safety course will teach:

What is considered a weapon in Texas

Where a person can & cannot carry a firearm

Concealed vs open carry definition

Texas law as it relates to firearms

Basic firearm safety

How to obtain a License to Carry

Online Gun Safety Course Benefits

Online gun safety courses provide flexibility and convenience for individuals who may have busy schedules or limited access to in-person training. They can be accessed from anywhere with an internet connection, allowing participants to learn at their own pace and at a time that suits them.


Online gun courses make firearm safety education more accessible to individuals who may have physical limitations, live in remote areas, or have difficulty attending in-person classes. They eliminate geographical barriers and enable people from diverse backgrounds to access crucial information on responsible gun ownership.


This firearm safety course allows individuals to learn at their own pace, reviewing and revisiting course materials as needed. This flexibility accommodates different learning styles and ensures that participants can grasp the content thoroughly. Courses can be taken in one sitting or watched over several days. Must finish within 30 days of enrollment.


A gun safety online course may be more affordable compared to in-person training options. They eliminate the need for travel expenses, facility rentals, or hiring instructors, making online firearm safety courses more cost-effective for individuals on a budget. Texas Court Classes are competitively priced and designed for learner engagement.

Interactive Learning

Online courses often utilize multimedia elements, such as videos, animations, quizzes, knowledge checks, and interactive modules, to engage learners. These interactive components enhance the learning experience and help participants retain the information more effectively.

Comprehensive Curriculum

This Texas gun safety course covers a wide range of topics, including firearm handling, storage, transport, basic shooting techniques, legal considerations, and emergency preparedness. Participants can gain a comprehensive understanding of gun safety practices and laws relevant to their jurisdiction.

Continuous Learning

Some online gun safety courses provide ongoing resources, updates, or forums where participants can continue to enhance their knowledge and engage with instructors or fellow learners. This fosters a sense of community and ongoing education even after completing the initial course.

What's included in this firearm safety course?

Weapons Defined

Describes various types of firearms and weapons, per Texas codes and laws.

Texas & Federal Laws

Become familiar with the Texas state and federal laws associated with firearms and weapon.

Carrying Firearms

Proper handling of firearms to keep gun owners safe and compliant with Texas laws.

Unlawful Carry

Texas has a strict set of laws governing the carry of guns and other weapons within the state.


Learn essential Texas firearms and weapons laws to avoid fines and imprisonment.

Texas County Court

Become familiar with different fines and legal definitions across Texas counties.

After a Weapons Charge

Knowing the laws and understanding your responsibility can help you rebound from a weapons charge.


Review the staggering number of deaths and injuries due to weapons and firearms in Texas.

Storage Safety w/ Kids

Learn how to properly store your gun and ammunition to keep children safe in homes with firearms.

Texas Gun Safety Course Curriculum

This module lays the foundation for your gun safety journey. Get ready to understand the principles that will keep you and others safe.

What counts as a firearm? In this lesson, we’ll break down the legal definitions and classifications that are crucial for responsible gun ownership.

Knowing the law is essential for responsible gun handling. Dive into the key Texas and federal regulations that govern firearm use.

Learn the legal guidelines and best practices for carrying firearms in different situations and environments.

Understand the circumstances that lead to unlawful carry charges, and how to ensure you’re always operating within the law.

When can you legally use a firearm in self-defense? Explore the important concept of justification and its role in responsible gun ownership.

Get insights into the Texas County Court system and how it handles firearm-related offenses.

Understand the potential consequences of a weapons charge and how to navigate the legal process.

Arm yourself with knowledge! Learn the facts and figures about firearm safety and how it impacts individuals and communities.

Discover the crucial techniques of safe firearm storage, with a focus on preventing unauthorized access by children.

Time to put your knowledge to the test! Successfully complete this exam to demonstrate your understanding of essential gun safety principles.

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Additional Texas Gun Safety Course Information

100% Online

This gun safety course is 100% online, available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

30 Days to Complete

You must complete the gun safety course within 30 days of enrollment.

70% Passing score

To complete this course you must pass the final evaluation with at least a 70% score.

Test retakes

If you do not pass the course evaluation, you will have to pay $25 to retake the course. No exceptions.

No refunds

Frequently Asked Questions About Texas Gun Safety Courses

The cost of a gun safety course can vary based on location, instructor qualifications, and course duration. Typically, prices range from $100 to $300. Online courses can be more affordable, with prices ranging from $50 to $100.

 Yes, online gun safety courses are available and can be a more affordable option. However, it’s crucial to ensure that these online courses are recognized and accepted for certification in your state.

It’s widely accepted that gun safety courses play a significant role in educating individuals about safe firearm handling and storage, thereby potentially reducing the likelihood of accidents.

The requirement for a gun safety course is typically laid out by court or your probation officer. In some cases your attorney may advise that you take a gun safety course proactively as part of strengthening your case. 

The duration of gun safety courses can range from a few hours to a full day. Some more comprehensive classes might span multiple days or weeks. The Gun Safety course offered by Texas Court Classes is 4-hours.

Gun safety courses typically cover fundamental knowledge on safe handling practices, general firearm education, responsible gun ownership as well as an overall legal topics as they pertain to Texas. Refer to the Gun Safety Course Curriculum section for a full breakdown of the course offered by Texas Court Classes. 

The validity of Gun Safety certificates and whether they require periodic renewal can vary. The same certificate could be valid for 12 months in one county and more/less in a neighboring county. It’s advisable to check local laws for specific details.

Yes, however for the final examination (on the last class) you will need a secondary device. You have to be visibly present while taking the exam.

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