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DC, MD, VA Concealed Carry Permit

Intermediate - Qualify for your permit in the DMV

Duration: 10 hours classroom, 6 hours range



Date Location Class Size Class Time Instructor Availability
Register Now August 10 Saturday
2 Day Class
4 - 6 Students 0900 - 1700 Monique Clarke-Jones Space Available target icon


This Concealed Carry Course is designed to provide comprehensive firearms training to all individuals who are seeking to obtain their concealed carry permit or enhance their existing firearm skills. The course is open to all skill levels, from beginners to experienced shooters, and is tailored to meet the specific needs of each participant.

During the course, participants will receive instruction on the safe handling and use of firearms, as well as practical training on shooting techniques, defensive tactics, and situational awareness. The course will cover topics such as firearm laws for all states, firearm safety, marksmanship fundamentals, defensive shooting techniques and more.

The Concealed Carry Course is taught by experienced and certified firearms instructors who are dedicated to providing a safe and supportive learning environment for all participants. Whether you are a first-time firearm owner or an experienced shooter, the Concealed Carry Course is the perfect opportunity to enhance your skills and knowledge in a supportive and inclusive environment.

Upon completion of the course, participants will have the knowledge and skills necessary to obtain their concealed carry permit and to use their firearms safely and responsibly.

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Topics Covered

Safety and Accountability
Gear Selection and Carry Modes
The “4-Count Draw” and Safe Holstering
Concealed Carry Rules and Reminders
Defensive Marksmanship
Physical and Anatomical Factors
Presentation Practice (Range)
Additional Live Fire
Legal Factors
Defensive Mindset
Gear Maintenance
Continued Education

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Expectations and Outcomes

The student will receive:

  • Student Packet
  • Completion Certificates that meet Virginia, DC, and MD Concealed Handgun application requirement

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Intermediate, Concealed Carry Training

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Documentation Requirements

Please bring a valid military or law enforcement ID to validate the discount.

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

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Equipment List for Basic Handgun (Day 1)

  • Eye Protection - Prescription glasses are fine for eye protection as long as they are not glass lenses.
  • E ar Protection (electronic suggested)
  • Please dress appropriately for the weather in the event we are outdoors.
  • Bring a brimmed hat.
  • Avoid low-cut shirts and open-toe shoes.
  • Boots or sneakers are recommended.
  • Bring hydration, bug spray, and sunscreen (if applicable).
  • lunch will be available for purchase, however, bring your lunch if you have any special dietary needs
  • Note-taking material.
  • An open mind and positive attitude!

Additional Equipment List for Concealed Carry Course (Day 2)

  • A reliable semi-auto defensive pistol, 9mm caliber or larger
  • 3 magazines
  • 2 magazine pouches
  • Sturdy/thick belt
  • Must have an appropriate outside-the-waistband or inside-the-waistband holster (No Serpa, cloth, or collapsible holsters allowed)
  • Roughly 200* rounds of ammunition for your firearm (ammo usage will depend on if we need to reshoot the qualification courses, so 200 rounds is a generous estimation)
  • Comfortable clothing appropriate for shooting (we will be shooting outdoors) brimmed hat/cap, closed-toe shoes, no low-cut shirts
  • Notebook and pens or an electronic device (laptop/tablet) for notetaking

Note on Ammo:

We are mindful of the current ammunition prices. We will do our very best to be conservative with ammo consumption throughout this course. The round count in the equipment list is a generous estimate, and we hope to avoid having to use all of it.

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