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, Apr 18 at 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday, May 2 at 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday, May 16 at 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday, Jun 13 at 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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  • "Excellent Class! My husband and I, completed the class on March 3, 2012. We can't say enough about Chad and his teaching style. He explained the NC Statues on concealed carry..."
    Brenda Baker
    Confidant Concealed Carrier