12 NCAC 09F .0102           TOPICAL AREAS

The course entitled "Concealed Carry Handgun Training" shall consist of eight hours of instruction and shall include the following identified topical areas:

(1)           Legal Issues (two hours):  The student shall be able to explain the following:

(a)           the types of situations that the use of deadly physical force would be justified;

(b)           list areas where the carrying of a concealed handgun is prohibited;

(c)           the requirements of handgun storage under G.S. 14-315.1; and

(d)           the laws governing the carrying of a concealed handgun.

The instructor shall determine the student's level of understanding of the relevant legal issues by a written examination.

(2)           Handgun Nomenclature:  The students shall be able either verbally or in writing to list the primary parts of their personal handguns.

(3)           Handgun Safety:  The students shall be able to:

(a)           list at least four rules of safe gun handling and demonstrate all of these procedures during range exercises;

(b)           list four methods of safely storing a handgun and choose the method most appropriate for their personal use;

(c)           describe safety issues relating to the safe carry of a handgun; and

(d)           determine the proper storage of their handguns when there are minors in the home.

(4)           Handgun Fundamentals:  The students shall be able to:

(a)           demonstrate how to load both a revolver and a semiautomatic handgun;

(b)           demonstrate how to unload both a revolver and a semiautomatic handgun;

(c)           describe the operational characteristics of their handguns; and

(d)           achieve a passing score on a proficiency test administered by the instructor as prescribed in  Rule .0105 of this Section.

(5)           Marksmanship Fundamentals:  The student shall be able to:

(a)           demonstrate a proper handgun grip;

(b)           demonstrate either the Weaver or Isosceles Stance;

(c)           describe the elements of sight alignment and sight picture; and

(d)           demonstrate trigger control in a dry fire exercise.

(6)           Presentation Techniques:  The students shall be able to demonstrate the draw or presentation with their handguns.

(7)           Cleaning and Maintenance:  The students shall be able to:

(a)           demonstrate how to "field strip" the handguns if their handguns can be field stripped;

(b)           describe how to perform a "Function Check" on their personal handguns; and

(c)           based on the manufacturer's recommendations, list the lubrication points of their specific handguns.

(8)           Ammunition:  The students shall be able to list the four components of handgun ammunition.

(9)           Proficiency Drills:  The students shall be able to:

(a)           demonstrate how to check a handgun in order to ensure that it is safe;

(b)           demonstrate how to fire a handgun from a ready position;

(c)           demonstrate the ability to fire a handgun from various distances; and

(d)           achieve a passing score on a proficiency test administered by the instructor as prescribed in  Rule .0105 of this Section.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 14-415.12;

Temporary Adoption Eff. November 1, 1995;

Eff. May 1, 1996;

Amended Eff. November 1, 2014; February 1, 2013; May 1, 2004.