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ONLINE FIREARMS COMPLIANCE AND OPERATIONS TRAINING
Firearms Compliance University, by Orchid Advisors, was specifically designed to inform, educate and train firearm industry professionals from the Type 01 Dealer Clerk to the large Type 07 / 10 manufacturing Chief Compliance Officer. Grow and optimize your FFL today! 

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Firearms Compliance University

Packed with over 80 compliance modules, The Firearms Compliance University (FCU) is your online gateway to managing and growing your firearms business.

  • Customized education and practice exams by department or functional role
  • Over 80 extensive videos and targeted material for Manufacturers, Importers, Distributors and Dealers
  • Companion print books written in an easy-to-read style
  • Take FCU anywhere through your mobile device

Convenient Learning Options and Pricing

Single Course Day Student Introductory Price

$999monthly
  • One User
  • One FCU course (up to 7 modules and 6 videos each) Click to see course curriculum
  • “Target Practice” quiz for each module
  • Unlimited access to course for 4 weeks
  • Free whitepaper Firearms Industry Technology: Going Beyond the Electronic Bound Book
  • Free 90 day trial to online FFL Compliance Software including A&D

One year Subscription—Enrolled Student Introductory Price

$19999annual
$14999NSSF Member
  • One User
    (Bulk package discounts can be negotiated)
  • All 18 FCU courses (Totaling over 80 modules and 70 videos) Click to see course curriculum
  • 83 “Target Practice” quizzes (one for each module)
  • Unlimited access to course for one year
  • Free whitepaper Firearms Industry Technology: Going Beyond the Electronic Bound Book
  • Free 90 day trial to online FFL Compliance Software including A&D

Premium Enterprise Annual License for a Single FFL Retailer

$24999annual
  • Unlimited Users
  • All 18 FCU courses (Totaling over 80 modules and 70 videos) Click to see course curriculum
  • 83 “Target Practice” quizzes (one for each module)
  • Unlimited access to course for one year
  • Free whitepaper Firearms Industry Technology: Going Beyond the Electronic Bound Book
  • Free 90 day trial to online FFL Compliance Software including A&D

$99.99 add-on annual single user annual license to NSSF conferences.
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“The ease of use of the Firearms Compliance University, the quality of the training, the affordability… this is the compliance training program the industry has been asking for.” 

—A $250 million firearms manufacturer

Course Descriptions 

Course 101 – Regulated Industry Orientation

  • This course is part of the FCU. The following modules are included:
  • 101-A Regulated Industries & Governing Agencies
  • 101-B Firearm Supply Chain
  • 101-C Laws & Regulations
  • 101-D License Types
  • 101-E Transfers & Security
  • 101-F A&D Book 101-G Expectations

Course 102 – Firearm Types and Distribution

This course is part of the FCU. The following modules are included:

  • 102-A History and Culture of Firearms
  • 102-B GCA Firearms
  • 102-C NFA Firearms
  • 102-D Firearms Parts
  • 102-E Ammunition
  • 102-F Firearm Use

Course 103 – Creating and Managing the Compliance Function

This course is part of the FCU. The following modules are included:

  • 103-A Launching an Effective Compliance Program
  • 103-B Foundational Compliance Program Elements
  • 103-C Ownership & Accountability
  • 103-D Policy & Training Programs
  • ..And other Modules

Course 104 – Firearm Physical Security Ideas

This course is part of the FCU. The following modules are included:

  • 104-A Physical Security
  • 104-B Firearm Security By Process

Course 105 – Retail Transactions and ATF Compliance

This course is part of the FCU. The following modules are included:

  • 105-A Retail ATF Compliance
  • 105-B Retail Receiving & FFL to FFL Shipments
  • 105-C Sales To Non-Licensees Through ATF Form 4473 & NICS
  • 105-D The NICS Background Check
  • 105-E Consignment

Course 106 – Retail Inspection Prep

This course is part of the FCU. The following modules are included:

  • 106-A ATF Inspection Preparation
  • 106-B ATF Inspection – The Event
  • 106-C Ten Tips for Passing An Inspection
  • 106-D Ten Common Issues Found in Retail Stores – Part I
  • 106-E Part 2

 

 

Course 107 – Manufacturing Inspection Prep

This course is part of the FCU. The following modules are included:

  • 107-A ATF Inspection Preparation
  • 107-B ATF Inspection – The Event
  • 107-C Ten Tips for Passing An Inspection
  • 107-D Ten Common Issues Found in Manufacturing

Course 108 – Federal and State Regulations

This course is part of the FCU. The following modules are included:

  • 108-A Regulatory Process
  • 108-B Regulatory Supplements, Contacting ATF
  • 108-C State Agencies
  • 108-D State Regs
  • 108-E Fed Agencies Governing Intl Trade
  • 108-F Prohibited Persons

Course 109 – Marking Requirements and the ATF Trace

This course is part of the FCU. The following modules are included:

  • 109-A Firearm Marking Requirements and Process Controls
  • 109-B ATF Trace Requests
  • 109-C Enhancing Internal Traceability – Part I
  • 109-D Enhancing Internal Traceability – Part II

Course 110 – NFA Deep Dive

This course is part of the FCU. The following modules are included:

  • 110-A National Firearms Act (NFA) of 1934
  • 110-B NFA Firearms

Course 111 – Serialized Inventory Records

This course is part of the FCU. The following modules are included:

  • 111-A Acquisition Disposition Fundamentals
  • 111-B Theft Loss Found In the AD Book
  • 111-C Technology and Electronic Forms
  • 111-D Electronic AD Books
  • 111-E ERP and Internal Controls

Course 112 – The Manufactured Lifecycle of a Firearm and ITAR Considerations

This course is part of the FCU. The following modules are included:

  • 112-A The Lifecycle of a Firearm
  • 112-B Product Design Considerations
  • 112-C High Level ITAR Considerations
  • 112-D Buying Thru Receiving Functions
  • ..and other modules.

Course 113 – The FFL System and Temporary Assignments

This course is part of the FCU. The following modules are included:

  • 113-A The FFL System
  • 113-B Temporary Assignments Under Ruling 2010-1

 

Course 114 – Importing Firearms

This course is part of the FCU. The following modules are included:

  • 114-A Federal Agencies Governing Intl Trade
  • 114-B Import Regulations & Fundamentals
  • 114-C Managing Import Process Part I
  • 114-D Managing Import Process Part II
  • 114-E Common Questions

Course 115 – Exporting Firearms and ITAR Deep Dive

This course is part of the FCU. The following modules are included:

  • 115-A Federal Agencies Governing Intl Trade
  • 115-B, 115-C, 115-D Export Regulations & ITAR – Part I & II & III
  • 115-E, 115-F Managing the Export Process – Part I & II

Course 116 – Firearms Anti-Corruption

This course is part of the FCU. The following modules are included:

  • 116-A Firearms Anti-Corruption – Part I
  • 116-B Firearms Anti-Corruption – Part II
  • 116-C Firearms Anti-Corruption – Part III

Course 117 – Employees and Cultural Development

This course is part of the FCU. The following modules are included:

  • 117-A Human Resources and Compliance
  • 117-B Ten Great Ways to Build a Culture of Compliance

Course 118 – Extra Credit Topics

This course is part of the FCU. The following modules are included:

  • 118-A Extra Credit in Compliance
  • 118-B SN Inventories Part I
  • 118-C SN Inventories Part II
  • 118-D Top 10 Internal Controls – Part I
  • … and other modules.

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