The Educational Resource
for the Firearms Industry

NSSF’s SHOT University OnlineTM

SHOT University OnlineTM is a one-of-a-kind, online continuing-education resource for firearm industry professionals, with dozens of e-learning modules covering everything from OSHA and ATF compliance to training program creation, social media best practices and inventory management, all specific to the specialized needs of firearm-related businesses and available exclusively to NSSF members.

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NSSF Members have free access to all online educational content. Join today to start getting everyone up to speed and on the same page on things like marketing, compliance, security, safety and many more topics unique to our industry.

Completing ATF Form 4473 (August 2023 Version)

From transfers to inspections to trace, the ATF Form 4473 is a critical document for all firearm retailers. This course is designed to take you step-by-step through a big-picture overview and then line-by-line through the nuances of completing each section of the form.
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  • Retail Store Security
  • How to Create Powerful Social Media
  • Building Marketing plans for Firearms Retailers
  • Retail Sales & Merchandising Strategies
  • Retail Inventory Management & Profitability
  • Planning, Zoning and Permitting
  • Selling NFA items
  • Road Map for Range Safely & Health
  • Everything You Didn't Know about ATF Form 4473
  • Developing SOPs that Work
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