Sierra Firearms Academy was founded in 1994 to provide high quality Firearms training to Law Enforcement and Civilians. We are all former Law Enforcement professionals and Firearms Instructors. Combined, we have over 115 years of Law Enforcement experience, over 65 years of SWAT experience and over 100 years of teaching firearms skills. We have taught thousands of people their skills in our 29 years. Chances are if you ask around, you know people who have trained with us.
We are located at 145 Isidor Ct. Ste F in Sparks, Nevada. You will train in a safe, professional, comfortable environment.
We strive to insure that every training experience is both fun and educational. All your questions will be answered.
The Renewal Class is a state mandated class you will have to take in order to renew your permit. It is a 4 hour refresher of the initial certification course. You can take this class up to 1 year before your permit expires.
We provide the Nevada State mandated 8 hour concealed carry certification class, required to get a Nevada Concealed Weapons permit. On completion you will receive the certificate that enables you to apply for your permit from your Sheriff. Non residents of Nevada can also take this class to get a Nevada permit. It is a Basic class, and recommended for any beginner, whether the goal is a permit or not.
We offer virtually any kind of training and have many clients who pursue their skills with private classes. We do rifle and shotgun training in addition to handgun classes. We have a Laser Simulator to provide adrenaline pumping scenarios, in addition to skill building programs.
We offer an Advanced Handgun class twice a year that is all range time. Starting from the fundamentals, we will teach a multitude of handgun skills to get your training up to speed. This is a popular class, with many folks taking it over and over to get better. You'll shoot somewhere around 400 rounds in a day, and will be thoroughly familiar with your pistol by the end.
In addition to that class, we offer a Shooting Fundamentals class to give you the core skills needed to properly operate your gun.
We offer our classes in a private or small group setting in addition to our group classes. Use the contact page to get in touch to discuss your needs. We generally do private range classes on Fridays or Mondays.
Brand new class offering! SFA has teamed up with Richard King, MD - EMERGENCY MEDICINE SOLUTIONS, to offer emergency medical training featuring "Stop the Bleed" classes. Hands on training on field wound treatment, packing and tourniquets. The life you save may be your own or a loved one. See the course description under the more info link. This is must know information. Don't wish you had known how to save a life..
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