In delivering the "Concealed Carry Handgun Training" course the instructor shall:

(1)           have a valid Concealed Carry Handgun instructor certification issued by the Criminal Justice Standards Division;

(2)           file a copy of the proposed firearms course description, outline, and proof of instructor certification along with a written request to conduct the "Concealed Carry Handgun Training" course for approval by the Commission prior to delivery of any instruction required by G.S. 14-415.12;

(3)           file a copy of all modifications;

(4)           be issued by Commission staff a quantity of certificates as requested by the instructor for course participants that shall bear the instructor's name, the instructor's assigned number, be sequentially numbered, and bear the raised seal of the Commission;

(5)           if a Concealed Carry Handgun Instructor relinquishes his or her certification and wants to transfer his or her assigned participants' certificates to another Concealed Carry Handgun instructor, a written request shall be submitted to the Criminal Justice Standards Division Director for approval. The written request shall include the following:

(a)           instructor name and identification number;

(b)           name of business;

(c)           business phone number and email address;

(d)           recipient instructor name and identification number;

(e)           recipient business name;

(f)            recipient business phone number, email address; and

(g)           list of the assigned certificate numbers for participants to be transferred;

(6)           affix the student's name to one certificate and issue that certificate to the student who successfully completes the "Concealed Carry Handgun Training" course;

(7)           conduct the training consistent with the guidelines established in Rule .0102 of this Section;

(8)           administer a written examination, that includes at a minimum questions provided by the Commission, which the student shall pass with a minimum score of 70 percent on the questions provided by the Commission; and

(9)           administer a proficiency examination that demonstrates the student is competent in the firing and safe handling of a handgun. Such examination shall include, at a minimum, the following:

(a)           The student fires 30 rounds of ammunition at a bulls-eye or silhouette target from three, five, and seven yard distances;

(b)           At each yard distance the student shall fire a minimum ten rounds; and

(c)           21 of the 30 rounds fired by the student hit the target.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 14-415.12; 14-415.13;

Temporary Adoption Eff. November 1, 1995;

Eff. May 1, 1996;

Amended Eff. April 1, 2018; May 1, 2004;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. May 25, 2019;

Amended Eff. January 1, 2020; August 1, 2019.