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Concealed Carry Course Description

The concealed carry course meets the requirements to be eligible to receive a North Carolina concealed handgun permit. It is an all-day course with 8 hours of classroom training to include the following topics:

•    Legal Issues

•    Escalation of Force

•    Reciprocity

•    Handgun Safety

•    Different types of Handguns

•    Ammunition Knowledge

•    Types of Ammunition Malfunctions

•    How to Correct a Handgun Malfunction

•    Marksmanship Fundamentals

•    Shooting Stances

•    Carrying Concealed Safety Issues

•    Presentation Techniques

•    Handgun Maintenance

•    Handgun Storage

•    Transportation Laws

•    Factors in Selecting a Handgun

•    Shooting Drills

•    Situational Awareness

•    Response after a deadly force shooting

•    Range Safety

Live fire qualifications will take place after the 8-hour course The course is $100.00 per person with the option to rent a handgun and purchase ammunition.

Equipment needed for class:

•    Handgun in good working order (gun rental is available for $15). Single-Action revolvers are not allowed for the course.

•    2 magazines

•    40 rounds of ammunition (ammo is available for purchase)

•    Ear protection

•    Eye protection

•    Outside the waistband holster

•    Sturdy belt

•    Note-taking material

​       Lunch 

To successfully complete the course, all students must pass a written exam and a shooting qualification.

Upon completion of the course and required live-fire exercises, successful students will receive the certificate required to apply for the NC CCH permit.

*Note: All classes require a minimum of 5 students to hold the class. If the minimum is not met, the class will be canceled for that date.


*Note: You must be at least 18 years old and legally be allowed to own a firearm to take the course.


Please double check your class date before you submit your registration, thank you! 


Course and registration fees are non-refundable.

In the event that a student is unable to attend a course and provides at least 72 hours' notice, the fee may be transferred to another student or applied to a future course, where possible. Transfers must be declared within six months of the missed session. One transfer is allowed per student per calendar year. "No shows" and cancellations within 72 hours of the scheduled course will forfeit all transfer opportunities.


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Opening Hours:

Monday-Sunday: 7am to 7pm

Areas Serviced:

New Hanover County, Pender County, Onslow County, Duplin County, Sampson County, Brunswick County and Cumberland County

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