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Tennessee/Virginia Handgun Carry Permit Class

Basic - Meets Requirements for all TN and VA Carry Permits

Duration: 8 hours ( including classroom & range qualifying)



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This is the course that is required so that you can get your Tennessee or Virginia Handgun Carry Permit

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Topics Covered

Handgun Carry Laws
Real Life Self Defense Scenarios
Handgun Safety & Maintenance

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Expectations and Outcomes

Student must pass a 50 question test consisting of multiple choice & true/false answers. 
Student must also demonstrate proficiency with a handgun by firing 50 rounds at a B-29 target. 20 rounds at 3 yards, 20 rounds at 5 yards, & 10 rounds at 7 yards. Minimum score of 70 points. 

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Advanced, Basic, Intermediate, Active Shooter Response Training, CCW, In Home Defense Training, NRA Courses, Scenario Based Training

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Documentation Requirements

You must email your full name, driver’s license number, and Tennessee Class Authorization Number to

The instructor requires a copy of your Government Issued ID once you register.

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Student has the option of utilizing their own handgun or renting one of ours. Student must bring SAAMI ammunition. Absolutely no hand loads 

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