SC Concealed Weapons Permit (CWP Class)

Duration: 4 hours classroom, 30 minutes range time



Thornton Tucker

Instructor Bio

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Basic firearms knowledge, firearms safety and SC Law will be taught so that the SC CWP exam can be passed. You will also have to live fire 25 rounds to qualify for your CWP. Instructor will go over the step by step process that you will need to know to apply for your SC CWP once you have completed your training. Class will be very informative and fun. You wll leave this class informed and ready to be a SC CWP holder. 

The $85 fee includes your range and target fee.

If you need to cancel, a refund will be given minus credit card processing fees, in the form of a written check mailed to your address as long as you cancel 3 days prior to class schedule date. If you cancel within 72 hours of a scheduled class than you will be refunded half your class fee in the form of a written check mailed to your address. If a student fails to show up for a class than 100% of the students fee is non-refundable. 

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Topics Covered

Basic Pistol Knowledge
SC Law
Situational Awareness
Standing Your Ground
Castle Doctrine
Use of Deadly Force
Pistol Safety

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Expectations and Outcomes

The student will have the confidence and knowledge required to carry a concealed weapon in South Carolina. 

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Concealed Carry Training

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Documentation Requirements

SC ID with current address on the ID. If you are a Non-Resident but own property in SC and pay property tax you will need a property tax notice.

18-20 year old SC residents are allowed to take the class and will be able to apply for their SC CWP on their 21st birthday as long as they have completed the SC CWP training successfully. Instructor signed paperwork that SC requires for you to apply for your SC CWP is good for 3 years of the class completion date.

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

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You will need to bring the following to the class:
1. Pistol - you will be qualifying with the pistol you bring. You may also rent a pistol from the Kilo Charlie Shooting Range.
2. 25 rounds of ammunition that can be used in your pistol. Ammunition is available for purchase from the range.
3. State I.D.
4. Ear protection
5. Eye protection
If you have any questions about what is needed or you need assistance please contact me at or call 803-569-7810. If I don't answer please leave a message and I will return your call.