Business and Professional

Shooter’s Guide to the 1911

24 Hours
Beginner
English

The model 1911 is considered the World’s Greatest Pistol by many-shooters, collectors, and historians! If you have a passion for the 1911, this course, offered by our accredited school partners, will cover everything from the history, both of evolution and the materials used in the pistol, to its many uses. This easy to follow class offers as a great guide to the 1911 and will be great for seasoned and beginner owners alike! Enroll through one of our accredited university or college partners today!

Shooter’s Guide to the 1911 Module 1

The Early 1911

Module one will look at the early 1911 handguns. From the past to the present, there has been tremendous growth in the engineering of the pistol. Module one will look at the differences in the models and focus on each of the improvements made over time. Also included in module one is the use of the 1911 pistol in some of history’s most prominent wars.

Early Actions

A Cartridge of Interest

Human Engineering

Improved Colt Pistols

The Great 1911 Wars

Shooter’s Guide to the 1911 Module 2

1911 Pistol Types

Moving in to module two, we will look at current 1911 pistol types and manufacturers. Included in module two is a look at alternate action types-and the advantages and disadvantages of each type. Looking at more specifics, we will examine the features of the consensus gun. Because of the weight of the 1911, engineers continuously looked for improvements for the 1911, which included the use of aluminum. This module will look at how aluminum has been integrated into some 1911 models.

Cocked and Locked

Alternate Action Types

A Consensus Gun

GI .45

Aluminum Frame 1911 Pistols

Shooter’s Guide to the 1911 Module 3

Manufacturers, Accuracy and Sights

The 1911 Pistol has been widely copied and it is possibly the most popular handgun in the United States. In module three we will examine the different manufactures and grades of this highly used firearm. In addition, we will look at its sighting systems and how sights can be custom created for different uses. Module three will culminate with a study of the calibers of this handgun and what purpose each serves.

Top End 1911s

Target Grade 1911s

1911 Accuracy

Sighting Systems

The Many Calibers of the 1911

Shooter’s Guide to the 1911 Module 4

Ammunition, Accessories, and Firing

In module four students will study the different types of ammunition used for the 1911 pistol. Additionally, we will examine the concealed carry and how that translates to using the 1911. Also included in module four is a look at accessories, including holsters, cleaning kits, tools, and much more! Finally, we will take a look at function and accuracy checks as well as firing tests.

Ammunition and Ammunition Types

Holsters and Concealed Carry

Aftermarket Parts

Custom Pistols

Firing Tests

The model 1911 is considered the World’s Greatest Pistol by many-shooters, collectors, and historians! If you have a passion for the 1911, our course will cover everything from the history, both of evolution and the materials used in the pistol, to its many uses. Our easy to follow class offers as a great guide to the 1911 and will be great for seasoned and beginner owners alike!

All required reference materials are provided with this program. Technical requirements:

Internet Connection
• Broadband or High-Speed (DSL, Cable, Wireless)
Hardware Requirements
• Processor – 2GHz Processor or Higher
• Memory – 1 GB RAM Minimum Recommended

Software Requirements
• Operating Systems – Windows 7, 8 or 10; Mac OS x 10 or higher
• Microsoft Office 2007, 2010 or 2013 or a Word Processing application to save and open Microsoft Office formats (.doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx, .ppt, .pptx)
• Internet Browsers – Google Chrome is highly recommended
• Cookies MUST be enabled
• Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled)
• Adobe PDF Reader

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Program Description



The model 1911 is considered the World’s Greatest Pistol by many-shooters, collectors, and historians! If you have a passion for the 1911, this course, offered by our accredited school partners, will cover everything from the history, both of evolution and the materials used in the pistol, to its many uses. This easy to follow class offers as a great guide to the 1911 and will be great for seasoned and beginner owners alike! Enroll through one of our accredited university or college partners today!

There are no specific prerequisites for this class. It is designed for anyone desiring to enhance their skills or learn the topics covered in the class.
The model 1911 is considered the World’s Greatest Pistol by many-shooters, collectors, and historians! If you have a passion for the 1911, our course will cover everything from the history, both of evolution and the materials used in the pistol, to its many uses. Our easy to follow class offers as a great guide to the 1911 and will be great for seasoned and beginner owners alike!
This class is an independent-study course. Students will have all the resources needed to successfully complete the course within the online material. A student helpdesk is available for technical support during the course enrollment.
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