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NEW First Aid, CPR, & AED Classes

Students will acquire the knowledge, confidence and training to save lives by learning how to respond to first aid, breathing and cardiac emergencies. In the classroom, you’ll have the opportunity to learn from and interact with a former Emergency Medical Technician and current American Red Cross instructor who will guide you through hands-on practice of lifesaving skills. Discount rate of 10% per person offered for groups of five or more! Classes offered at the adult and pediatric level. Choose from the following class options:

  • First Aid — $75
  • Adult CPR/AED — $75
  • Pediatric CPR/AED — $75
  • Adult and Pediatric CPR/AED — $75
  • Adult First Aid/CPR/AED — $100
  • Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED — $100
  • Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED — $100
  • Bloodborne Pathogens — $25

To register for these classes, click here.

Kevin P.

Went to Steve’s NRA Basic Pistol Safety class this morning, and my brother Scott and I thought it was a great time. As beginners, Steve was extremely thorough in his lesson, and gave additional examples and thoughts that were outside of the normal PowerPoint slides (liked the use of YouTube videos!). He went out of his way to make the lesson funny and interesting too, definitely took the “dryness” out of the slides and bullet points.

Also, the class itself was a live-fire training, so it was even better than most basic safety classes you’ll come across. Overall, this was a 10/10 course. Had a great time, would highly recommend Steve.

Ida G.

I just took the NRA gun safety class with Steven Leavitt in Braintree this weekend. It was an excellent class and I highly recommend it for anyone who has never handled a pistol before. Women would enjoy this gun safety class. The instructor was very informative and made everyone feel very comfortable and confident. Especially if you never handled or touched a weapon before. Class time was instructive and the hands on experience with live rounds was excellent. You really learn to shoot and respect a pistol. I strongly recommend this gun safety class with Steven!

Carl P.

I have been shooting for quite a while and I signed up for Steve’s personal one on one shooting to advance my skills. I had a basic knowledge of shooting and firearm safety. He is a walking encyclopedia and his knowledge about firearms blew my mind. He was able to answer all my questions and give me hands on learning in a safe but fun environment. Even after I took his class he was still willing to follow up with me when I had addition questions. After my one on one class my shot grouping and comfort ability with firearms have greatly improved. His little tips made all the difference and I am not a beginner shooter I have had my ltc since 2011. I still plan on taking more classes with Steve. The good ole saying practice makes perfect is true, but a practice with a professional shooting instructor like Steve will blow your mind.

Melissa D.

The class I took with Steven was wonderful! I have taken courses before but wanted another refresher before applying for my license. He was very thorough and took plenty of time to answer my questions. I felt very safe while at the range with him. The rules were very clear and safety was the number one priority. I was very nervous to shoot since it has been a while and he was able to keep me calm and focused and I actually did pretty well! I am 100% going back for some private shooting lessons and to learn about different firearms to find the right one for me.

John G.

I initially signed up for Steve’s ‘NRA Basic Pistol Shooting Course’ as a means of qualifying to apply for my LTC license in MA. I had grown-up hunting and been around shotguns my whole life, but had never learned much about pistols. The course changed that. Steve was an incredibly engaging instructor with an encyclopedic knowledge of pistols and firearm safety. Prior to enrolling in the course, I had emailed Steve with a number of questions. He responded promptly to all of my questions and in a very professional manner. While in the class, Steve took the time to answer all of questions of the participants in a thorough manner and really ensure that everyone was engaged. He also made the class fun and I believe that everyone who completed it left with a much fuller appreciation of just how enjoyable pistol shooting could be. He also was very helpful when on the shooting range, providing great advice that had immediate results. I would highly recommend this course to anyone who is interested in pistol shooting as well as any of Steve’s other courses. I am looking forward to my next one.

Tanja U.

So I used to shoot competitive rifle back in Finland when I was a teenager and tried shooting pistol a few times but always sucked big time. I decided to take the Basic Pistol Training with Steve to see whether it actually was as hard as it used to be. Steve is awesome and I went there with a friend who had never fired a gun in his life. We both learned tons, got to practice in a safe range with live rounds and I definitely know now I can get the hang of it with little more practice. I would definitely recommend Steve because the class sizes are small and he will stand by your side the whole time to make sure you are safe and learn the proper technique from the get go. Definitely going back soon!!!

Sam T.

I live in Boston, and I’m applying for my LTC-A. I’ve long been interested in owning a gun, and knowing how to safely use one, but to be honest I’ve also had a fear of them. On Tuesday I took a Basic Safety Course (the one the state requires) with no live fire, and fifty people in the course. I went to police Headquarters to sign up for my interview, and still felt that I needed more practice given that for the Boston test I have to actually shoot a gun. Because of this, I found Steve’s class on the NRA Instructors website and decided to sign up for it. It worked well with my budget compared to the other more expensive classes and the timing (it was four hours, many of the others were eight). I wish I had known about Steve’s class before I took the Tuesday class. Steve called me on Friday to confirm my attendance. I explained to him why I was taking it (I took the Basic Pistol Course) and he gave me great information about what I would need, and why the class would be beneficial. With my GPS it was a pretty easy drive in Braintree. We went over many important safety tips and advice for using a pistol. What made the class better than the Tuesday class, however, was the small setting. If I remember correctly he usually caps classes at five students. On this day there were two of us. One of the benefits of this was that we got to actually handle unloaded pistols while we learned about the multiple parts and how they worked. These were things they covered with slideshows in the other class, but actually being able to handle them make a lot more sense. Steve also taught us how to clean them, how to dissemble them, what to do if there’s a misfire, hangfire, or squib (meaning you pull the trigger and they don’t shoot), and the mechanics of the gun. In the other class they teach you how to hold the gun. In Steve’s class we were taught how to hold the gun and actually got to hold it. I’m a hands on learner, and when it comes to firearms I think it’s important that all of us hold them as learn how to use them. He also taught us important stances for different situations (one handed, in the home if there’s an intruder, two handed, etc. These were important aspects of handling a gun that I didn’t get in the other class, but that Steve taught. The second part of the class was the live fire portion. We put on our protective eye and ear gear went to an indoor range next door. This was my first time ever firing a gun. Initially I felt nervous about live fire, but after a few hours of training, handling the gun, holding them, and learning how to be safe with them, I felt much more comfortable firing. Even still, actually doing it is a lot different than watching it being done. Steve helped me get over my nervousness and made me feel much more comfortable about actually firing it. We fired multiple rounds with multiple targets and during the process he gave great advice. For a first time shooter I didn’t do so badly! hahaha.

We went back in, and Steve gave us our paperwork, the Basic Safety Course paperwork as required by the state, and the NRA Basic Pistol completion certificate.

I have to be honest, my politics aren’t really aligned with the NRA’s, and that initially made me hesitant about the class. That shouldn’t worry anyone! I don’t agree with the NRA’s leadership, but from what I’ve seen their courses are great and they offer plenty of safety and training preparation for new and experienced gun users. I can’t speak enough about how much more safe I feel now. I honestly can’t speak enough about how well Steve did training me. I teach high school and so I particularly value the patience, checking back that we were learning, and encouraging us to ask questions that Steve did. Like I said, I walked in a little nervous about guns, and now I feel much more confident moving forward. I’m going to go back for more training with him before my test. Highly highly recommended.

David R.

I am in the process of applying for my LTC (class A) and needed to take a safety course. I have been shooting before, but only renting weapons at various ranges or shooting with weapons owned by friends of mine. The class with Steve was phenomenal. He was extremely professional and it is obvious that he is very knowledgeable and experienced. I was expecting the class to be tedious, especially considering the amount of material you need to cover in order to pass, but Steve makes it fun and interesting. It took under four hours including the time we spent on the range during the live-fire portion of the class. In addition to being a great instructor, Steve also makes himself available to all of his students after the conclusion of the course. He encourages everyone to call him if they need advice or guidance in relation to the remainder of the LTC application process and even in the purchase of weapons and accessories once the you have your license in hand. He gave us his card with all his contact information and stressed that if we had any questions in the future to feel free to contact him. Lastly, this course was a great deal. Steve charges much less than the majority of the local classes and I cannot imagine a scenario where you would ever receive the same kind of attention to detail and professionalism as I did with this course. I guarantee you will learn a ton and have fun while doing it. If you are looking to fulfill the requirement for your LTC or just want to take a safety course in general, there is no better person to go to than Steve Levitt.

Jodie P.

Steve was a great instructor, very knowledgeable, and was really helpful. I would recommend Steve to anyone!!!!