Welcome to SAFER Maine

This is SAFER Maine, Statewide Access to Firearms Education & Resources, a service of Gun Owners of Maine. This web portal offers online firearms training and information for gun owners, available free of charge, 24 hours a day.


    Available courses

    Welcome to SAFER, the Statewide Access to Firearms Education and Resources project, a service of Gun Owners of Maine.  This is the SAFER Introduction to Basic Handgun Safety & Concealed Carry course.

    In this course, you will learn the principles of handgun safety, the fundamentals of handguns, the practical issues surrounding concealed carry of a handgun, and the legal issues related to firearms, concealed carry, and personal defense. We'll also discuss how to move beyond this basic introductory course and obtain hands-on training from qualified instructors, and extend your skills into intermediate and advanced topics.