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The Firearms Compliance University (or FCU) is the largest online learning platform available in the industry. It provides Federal Firearms Licensees with 18 Compliance Tracks that include 80+ modules, videos, quizzes and more. Courses are suitably designed for newly hired employees, staff, managers and executives and are affordably priced as low as $9.99ea.

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FFL Types: Firearm Manufacture, Distribution / Wholesale, Retail, Pawn and Import / Export.

Content: Laws and Regulations, Firearm Types (GCA / NFA), FFL and SOTs (licensing), Marking, Transfers, Record Keeping and electronic Bound Books (A&D), Inspection Preparation, Firearm Industry Supply Chain, and much, much more.

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Online Courses

USD 9.99

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

USD 9.99

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

USD 9.99

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

USD 9.99

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

USD 9.99

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

USD 9.99

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

USD 9.99

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

USD 9.99

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

USD 9.99

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

USD 9.99

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

USD 9.99

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

USD 9.99

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.

USD 9.99

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

USD 9.99

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

USD 9.99

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

USD 9.99

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

USD 9.99

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

USD 9.99

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.

USD 4.99

Course 119 - Step by Step Videos: How to Complete ATF Form 4473

Step by step videos on how to fill out the ATF Form 4473 for Over the Counter firearm transfers. Includes videos on: ATF Form 4473 Overview, Storage of ATF Form 4473, ID Requirements for ATF Form 4473, and Errors on ATF Form 4473.

USD 4.99

Course 120 - Step by Step Videos: How to complete ATF Form 3 and ATF Form 4

Step by step videos on the process & requirements for transacting NFA Firearms, including ATF Form 3 & 4. Includes videos on: NFA Overview, Receiving via Form 3, Selling to SOTs, Form 4 Transfer and final disposition to a Trust or Individual

USD 4.99

Course 121 - Step by Step Videos: How to Complete Multiple Sales Reporting (ATF Form 3310)

Step by step videos to know when, how, and what firearms require multiple sales reporting via ATF Form 3310.4 and ATF Form 3310.12. Includes videos on: Multiple Sales Overview, How to fill out a ATF Form 3310.4, and How to fill out a ATF Form 3310.12

USD 149.99

Course 100 - Enrolled Student (One Year Subscription for NSSF Members)

Unlimited one user access to all 18 FCU courses (Over 80 modules, videos & "Target Practice" quizzes) for one year
Free white paper on Firearms Industry Technology
Free 90 day trial to online FFL Compliance Software including A&D

Learning Path
USD 199.99

Course 100 - Enrolled Student (One Year Subscription)

Unlimited one user access to all 18 FCU courses (Over 80 modules, videos & "Target Practice" quizzes) for one year
Free white paper on Firearms Industry Technology
Free 90 day trial to online FFL Compliance Software including A&D

Learning Path
Orchid Advisors assists firearms manufacturers, distributors and retailers in achieving compliance and operational excellence to reduce risk, cut costs, and provides expert guidance to make your business more successful and efficient.

· FFL & SOT Launch and Protection
· ATF & State Compliance
· Import / Export Strategy
· ATF Readiness / Mock Inspections
· Electronic A&D & Compliance Software
· Business Optimization - ERP, WMS, POS
· Firearms Compliance Conference