Concealed Carry Training Class

Upon successful completion of this North Carolina Concealed Carry Course you will be provided with the certificate needed to apply for a Concealed Carry Permit. You submit this certificate along with your Concealed Carry Permit Application at the Sheriff's office in the county that you live in.

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About your Instructor Chad Coffey

I am a Sergeant with the Granville County Sheriff's Office with the A.C.E Unit (Aggressive Criminal Enforcement) and am also the training coordinator. I do all of the firearms training for the Granville County Sheriff's Office, Stem Police Department, Stovall Police Department, and assist with the firearms training of other surrounding agencies. I am a part time instructor for Vance Granville Community College where I teach firearms, physical training, subject control and arrest techniques as well as other law enforcement topics. I have been a Concealed Carry Instructor since 2005 and have taught over 4000 candidates the Concealed Weapons Carry class ranging in ages from 16-87. I am a certified Glock Armorer and am a competitive IDPA shooter.

Make sure you are able to register for your Concealed Carry Permit 

Be Sure You Can Answer these Sheriff's Questions

In order to obtain a Concealed Carry Handgun permit you must apply to the Sheriff's Office within your county of residence.  The Sheriff shall issue a permit to you if you qualify under the following criteria according to North Carolina General Stature 14-415.12.  The following questions are part of the Sheriff's Questions that will keep you from receiving your concealed carry handgun permit. 

  • I am a citizen of the United States and a resident of the State of NC.

  • I am 21 years of age or older.

  • I do not suffer from any mental infirmity that prevents safe handling of a handgun.

  • I am eligible to own or possess or receive a firearm under the provisions of state or federal law.

  • I am not under indictment or against whom a finding of probable cause exist for a felony.

  • I have not been adjudicated guilty of a felony.

  • I am not an unlawful user, or addicted to marijuana, alcohol, or any depressant, stimulant, or narcotic drug, or any other controlled or uncontrolled substance.

  • I have not been discharged from the armed forces under less than honorable conditions.

Upcoming Events

Saturday, Jul 11 at 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday, Aug 1 at 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday, Aug 29 at 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday, Aug 29 at 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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  • "I attended Chad's Conceal Carry class on 5-5-12. I was surprised at how quickly the day flew by, Chad's teaching style keep me interested as well as entertained throughout the d..."
    M. Hernandez
    Satisfied Customer