Golden Seal Enterprises

Additional Courses

GSE Private
Firearms Instruction

GSE Private Firearms Instruction

GSE offers Private one-on-one firearms instruction upon request. Beginner through advanced handgun, shotgun, or carbine instruction available in a low-stress, confidential setting.

Eligibility Requirments

  • Must be 14 years of age or older. Minors must be accompanied by a legal guardian.

Topics Covered in this Course

Contact us to discuss your training needs.

Course Type: Private

Course Cost: $100/hr*

Course Duration: 2 hour minimum

*There is a 4% surcharge applied to credit card payments.

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Course Information

The course will be conducted at 230 Aviation Drive in Winchester, VA 2206.

Once you’ve submitted your request, someone from our staff will contact you to work out a date and time.

Once your range time has been established, you will be advised of any gear requirements and the recommended amount of ammo you should bring.

Students should leave firearms and ammo locked in their vehicles when checking in. Our parking lot is monitored for security purposes. The Instructor will advise students to retrieve their firearms and ammo at the appropriate time. No live ammunition is authorized inside the main building.

GSE offers various standard AR-15 (.223/5.56) models for rent. 

The rental fee is $30 per session.

Rental includes: Magazines, sling, and cleaning kit. 

GSE offers the following shotgun rental options for students:

  • Remington 870 (12ga)
  • Mossberg 500A (12ga)

The rental fee is $30 per session.

Rental includes: Weapon cleaning kit.

GSE offers the following handgun rental options for students:

  • Glock 19 (9mm)
  • Glock 22 (.40)
  • Beretta 92SB (9mm)
  • Smith & Wesson (.38)

The rental fee is $30 per session.

Rental includes: Weapon holster, magazines/speed loaders, and pouches.

All rental requests should be made in advance.

Students are still required to bring the appropriate ammo when renting a firearm from GSE. If you have any questions about which type of ammo you need for your desired rental please contact us, we understand that not everyone is familiar with the various options available. Steel-cased ammo is not authorized for use with rental guns.

  • Instructors.
  • Classroom.
  • Range.
  • Targets.
  • Eye and ear protection if needed.

Course attire should be presentable and appropriate to the type of course you are taking. Logos/Designs should be non-offensive and neutral in nature.

Our range is semi-enclosed but not temperature controlled. While we do have space heaters for the winter, students are advised to dress seasonally appropriate. 

Course payment is due the day of your course. You may pay with cash, check, or any major credit card (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, or Discover).

Please be advised that there is a 4% surcharge applied to credit card payments.  

No weapons are authorized to be carried during this course. If you are a sworn law enforcement officer bound by general order to carry off-duty, please identify yourself to the lead instructor upon entering the building.

If inclement weather is expected on the day of training, GSE will decide to cancel/delay class start time no later than 6am the morning of the training. For students outside the area, please pay attention to the forecast in Frederick County as it often differs from areas east of the Shenandoah Valley.

This will be an educational experience and a great time for everyone involved. If you have any further questions, please contact us. Thank you and we look forward to training with you.

Karl Dear
Director of Training
Golden Seal Enterprises, Inc.
VA DCJS Training School #88-1476

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