North Carolina Concealed Carry Handgun Class

North Carolina Concealed Handgun Class


This is a mandatory class for anyone to carry a concealed handgun in North Carolina.



The curriculum is based on the NC Concealed Carry Handgun (CCH) requirements set forth by the state. NC CCH currently has reciprocity in 38 other states (as of 06/2014, subject to change). Classroom instruction and practical exercises on the range will provide the student a solid base skill set in concealed carry and presentation techniques. Students will also have an understanding of the carry/no-carry and shoot/no-shoot scenarios.


Participants should be prepared to train in all weather conditions. This program is mainly classroom with about two hours of range time. Participants should come to class with an open mind and a good attitude.


Training day is 8 to 9 hours, 8:30 am to 5:00 or 5:30pm, with 30 minutes for lunch. It is highly recommend that you bring your lunch as you will have no options within 15 mins of the range. It is also recommended you have snacks, some will be available such as power bars and granola bars. Otherwise, please bring your own.


**Course can be broken into two 4 hour days upon request, must have a minimum of 5 participants for this option. **

Length & Price: 1 day. $85.

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Topics, Concepts and Skills:

  • Concealed Carry Laws
  • Concealed Carry Considerations
  • Handgun Safety
  • Weapons maintenance
  • Presentation techniques
  • Ammunition Selection
  • Handgun Types
  • Marksmanship Fundamentals
  • Carrying Concealed Safety
  • Proficiency Drills



Prerequisites and Physical Requirements

  1. Must be eligible to legally carry/own a handgun.
  2. Students must possess their own handgun and holster.
  3. Student should be prepared to train in all weather.
  4. Student must possess the physical strength and stamina to fire their firearms and sit in a classroom.


Required Equipment

  • Pistol (semi-auto or revolver)
  • 1-3 Magazines (for semi-auto) OR 1-3 Speed loaders/Moon clips (for revolvers)
  • Sturdy belt at least 1.5” wide (recommended, not required)
  • Cap with brim (baseball or boonie style)
  • T-Shirt with crew neck collar (no V-necks)
  • Long pants (no shorts)
  • Rain Jacket and pull-over style sweatshirt (for concealed carry training)
  • Light hiking boots or running shoes. NO open toed shoes allowed!
  • Hearing protection (available upon request, no charge)
  • Wrap around eye protection (available upon request, no charge)
  • Water bottle or hydration system
  • Foul weather clothing
  • Note taking materials (pen, paper and highlighter)
  • 150-200 rounds of range ammo (available for purchase at BRM with advanced notice)


**If you do not possess any of the above gear/ammunition, please contact Kevin as far out from the course date as possible**

Optional Equipment

  • Long sleeve ‘Sun’ shirt
  • Sunscreen / Bug spray
  • Magazine Pouch (optional)

Teaching Style:

At Blue Ridge Marksmanship, we help you to gain a better understanding for your firearm. We help your gun handling abilities improve and we teach you ‘a way’ to shoot. There are millions of ways to fire a gun and hit a target, we will help you find the best one for you, not hammer you into ‘the way’ to shoot.

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