INTRODUCTION The CWP course meets the minimum firearm training requirement for individuals to apply for the Montana Concealed Weapon Permit. Participants need to contact law enforcement in their county of residence to obtain the CWP application and complete the process before conceal carrying a weapon. RESPONSIBILITY Possession of a deadly weapon for personal protection is an enormous responsibility. It is the sole responsibility of the Montana CWP holder to become, and continue to be, extremely proficient in the safe storage and use of their personal protection device(s) through continued education, dry practice, live fire exercises, and other methods to always insure their safety and the safety of others. COURSE DESCRIPTION The CWP course consists of lesson plans created by the National Rifle Association. This course requires additional instructional information and may be from local law enforcement, State of Montana, Certified NRA Training Instructor's professional experience, and other sources. This information is not endorsed by the NRA Education and Training Department.* COURSE LESSON PLAN 1. Introduction to Pistol Safety, Parts, and Operation: a) Learning Objectives b) Firearm Safety c) Safe Pistol Handling Practical Exercise d) Pistol Major Components e) Revolver Parts f) Semi-Automatic Parts g) Pistol Parts Review h) Pistol Operation i) Pistol Operational Practical Exercise j) Lesson Summary 2. Introduction to Ammunition and the Fundamentals of Pistol Shooting: a) Learning Objectives b) Ammunition c) Determine Dominant Eye d) Fundamentals of Pistol Shooting e) Lesson Summary 3. Introduction to Pistol Shooting from the Standing Position: a) Learning Objectives b) Range Safety and Shooting Facility Orientation c) Rules for Safe Shooting d) Preparation for Shooting Exercises e) Shooting from the Standing Position f) Review of Shooting Practice g) Lesson Summary

4. Introduction to Pistol Cleaning, Storage, and Training Opportunities: a) Learning Objectives b) Cleaning a Pistol c) Hygienic Guidelines Following Exposure to Airborne Particulates d) Storing a Pistol e) Additional Pistol Shooting Activities f) Lesson Summary 5. Introduction to Other Types of Firearms in the Home: * a) Learning Objectives b) Define Other Types of Firearms and Uses c) Storing Firearms and Ammunition d) Cleaning a Rifle, Shotgun, Muzzle Loader, Air Gun, BB gun, etc. e) Lesson Summary 6. Introduction to Use of Firearm for Personal Protection: * a) Learning Objectives b) Selecting Firearm, Ammunition, and Holster c) Dry Practice - Why The Most Important Training d) CWP Holder's Safe Firearm Carry and Handling Responsibility e) Define Montana Law on Use of Force f) Define Montana Law on Concealed Weapons g) Discuss Firearm is Tool of Last Resort-Exhaust All Other Options First h) Discuss Liability i) Lesson Summary Revised 12/11/2009

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