NC Concealed Carry Class

Welcome to North Carolina Concealed Carry!

How will you benefit from taking this class and acquiring a concealed carry permit from the state of North Carolina?  Will you feel comfortable once you can carry a concealed firearm safely and legally?  Will it be a motivational experience and lead you to new opportunities?

Firearm Type: Handgun | Skill Level: Intermediate | Certification: CCW | Location: Charlotte, NC | Cost: $125.00/person


Starting at the range and getting tips from the instructor on proper technique. Great class, very informative.

– D. A.

Concealed Carry Class in Charlotte, NC

The Carolina Sporting Arms guides understand your concerns and are here to help you on your journey.  After years of training, our guides are experts at providing unforgettable unifying experiences.  The North Carolina Concealed Carry class is the next step in building your training foundation.

Now, you’re wondering what to expect?  An NRA/NCDOJ certified instructor will discuss:

  • – safety and shooting basics
  • – defensive handgun selection
  • – maintenance, ammunition and holsters
  • – how to clear malfunctions
  • – escalation of force and relevant North Carolina gun laws

Once the classroom portion is completed, you will participate in a qualification exercise on the live fire range.  Your instructor will take you through the basics, so don’t worry if you have limited experience with handguns.  If you don’t feel comfortable with a concealed gun, we offer beginner’s courses that will be a great First Steps in your training.  These classes will give you the knowledge and confidence you deserve to continue with your training. Please note, this course is also offered in a Spanish speaking setting.

Mike did a great job of explaining the concepts and reasoning for different situations and provided clear visual modeling. Fun, engaging, and informative!

– William B.


What should you bring to CCW class?

  • – Revolver or pistol* (in calibers .22 – 45 ACP)  *Available to rent in the CSA range
  • – At least 50 rounds of ammunition
  • – Closed toed shoes
  • – Eye and ear protection *Available for purchase in the CSA range or store

What is provided by your CSA guide?

  • – Concealed Carry handouts and paperwork
  • – Targets
  • – Certificate of completion (to present to your county sheriff)

Once you have a permit issued by the county sheriff, you will be certified to carry a concealed firearm safely and legally. Taking this class and learning how to carry will be a transformational step in your journey!  We’re glad you’re not missing out!!

Please note: There will be a 30 minute break for lunch and several short breaks during the day. You are welcome to bring a lunch from home or buy a lunch from the restaurant next door.

Learning current state laws as well as proper grip. Very informative, effective, and professional.

– Melissa S.


If you have not fired a gun or have limited experience with a firearm, please take the FIRST SHOTS/FIRST STEPS class or the GIVE IT A SHOT CLASS (for women only) before taking this class.

In the rare instance we do not have a minimum of 3 participants, we may reschedule students to the next class that complies with the student’s schedule. Rescheduled students will have priority for the next scheduled class.

To ensure you have the best experience possible, we limit our class sizes to no more than 12 participants. You deserve access to your instructor and this is why a low student to instructor ratio is capped. Small classes ensure your training needs are met and offer you a personal, guided training experience.

Photo ID is required to shoot on the range.

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