12 NCAC 09F .0104           INSTRUCTOR QUALIFICATIONS

(a)  To be approved to deliver the" Concealed Carry Handgun Training" course, instructors shall:

(1)           hold one of the following certifications:

(a)           "Specific Instructor Certification-Firearms" issued by the Commission;

(b)           Private Protective Services Firearms Trainer Certification; or

(c)           "Firearms Instructor Certification" in Personal Protection, Basic Pistol, or Police Firearms issued by the National Rifle Association;

(2)           hold a certificate issued by the North Carolina Justice Academy showing completion of the course "Laws Governing Concealed Handgun and Use of Deadly Force"; and

(3)           be eligible to receive or possess a firearm under Federal and North Carolina State Law.

(b)  If the instructor fails to file with the Commission a concealed carry handgun course outline and proof of firearm's instructor certification as specified in Paragraph (a)(1) of this Rule for two consecutive years, he or she must repeat the course "Laws Governing Concealed Handgun and Use of Deadly Force" conducted by the North Carolina Justice Academy, provide to the Commission proof of a current firearms instructor certification as specified in Paragraph (a)(1) of this Rule, and maintain eligibility to possess a firearm as specified in Paragraph (a) of this Rule prior to instructing a concealed carry handgun course.

(c)  The instructor shall notify the Criminal Justice Standards Division of all court orders, domestic violence orders of protection, and criminal offenses for which the instructor is charged which would prohibit the instructor from being eligible to receive or possess a firearm under Federal and North Carolina State Law. The notifications required under this Paragraph must be in writing, must specify the nature of the offense, the court in which the case is being handled, the date of arrest, court order, and domestic violence order of protection or criminal charge.  The notification required under this Paragraph must be received by the Criminal Justice Standards Division within 10 days of the date of the court order, domestic violence order of protection, arrest, or criminal charge.

 

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

Temporary Adoption Eff. November 1, 1995;

Eff. May 1, 1996;

Amended Eff. November 1, 2015; September 1, 2005; May 1, 2004.