Personal protection courses scheduled for fall

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. — A series of courses designed to teach personal protection techniques will be offered during the fall semester by Workforce Development & Continuing Education at Pennsylvania College of Technology.

Basic Firearms for Home Defense and Personal Protection is for adults who own or want to purchase a firearm. This classroom course will cover various types of firearms and accessories; proper storage; federal, state and concealed carry laws; and how to develop a personal protection plan. There is a fee of $159 for the course.

Upon successful completion of the first course, participants can develop the skills needed to properly load, efficiently draw and safely handle a handgun in Handgun Handling for Self-Defense – Level I. Handgun Handling for Self-Defense – Level II builds upon skills learned in the previous courses by introducing defensive tactics, movement with a handgun, retention and security, and basic nonlethal defensive movements. Each of those courses costs $175.

Basic Firearms for Home Defense and Personal Protection

6:30 to 9 p.m. Wednesdays, Sept. 13-27

Handgun Handling for Self-Defense – Level I

6 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays, Oct. 4-25

Handgun Handling for Self-Defense – Level II

6 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays, Nov. 1-22

Call 570-327-4775 or visit www.pct.edu/wdce for a complete course listing, descriptions and dates.

For information on credit offerings at Penn College, visit www.pct.edu/academics.

For more about the college, a national leader in applied technology education and workforce development, visit www.pct.edu, email admissions@pct.edu or call toll-free 800-367-9222.

Last Updated September 05, 2017