In delivering the "Concealed Carry Handgun Training" course the instructor shall:

(1)           have a valid Concealed Carry Handgun instructor certification issued by the Criminal Justice Standards Division;

(2)           file a copy of the proposed firearms course description, outline, and proof of instructor certification along with a written request to conduct the "Concealed Carry Handgun Training" course for approval by the Commission prior to delivery of any instruction required by G.S. 14-415.12;

(3)           file a copy of all modifications;

(4)           be issued by Commission staff a quantity of certificates as requested by the instructor for course participants which shall bear the instructor's name, the instructor's assigned number, be sequentially numbered, and bear the raised seal of the Commission;

(5)           affix the student's name to one certificate and issue that certificate to the student who successfully completes the "Concealed Carry Handgun Training" course;

(6)           conduct the training consistent with the guidelines established in 12 NCAC 09F .0102;

(7)           administer a written examination to the student on the legal issues block of instruction to demonstrate that the student is knowledgeable in the laws of this State governing the carrying of a concealed handgun and the use of deadly force; and

(8)           administer a proficiency examination that demonstrates the student is competent in the firing and safe handling of a handgun. Such examination shall include the following:

(a)           The student fires 30 rounds of ammunition at a bulls-eye or silhouette target from three, five and seven yard distances;

(b)           At each yard distance the student shall fire ten rounds; and

(c)           21 of the 30 rounds fired by the student hit the target.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 14-415.12; 14-415.13;

Temporary Adoption Eff. November 1, 1995;

Eff. May 1, 1996;

Amended Eff. April 1, 2018; May 1, 2004.