(a)  At the conclusion of a school's offering of the "Specialized Firearms Instructor Training" and "Specialized Controls, Restraints and Defensive Techniques Instructor Training" course in its entirety, the Commission shall administer a comprehensive written examination to each trainee who has satisfactorily completed all of the required course work. A trainee shall not be administered the comprehensive written examination until such time as all of the pertinent course work is completed.

(b)  The examination shall be an objective test consisting of multiple‑choice, true‑false, or similar questions covering the topic areas contained in the accredited course curriculum.

(c)  The Commission's representative shall submit to the School Director within five days of the administration of the examination a report of the results of the test for each trainee examined.

(d)  A trainee shall successfully complete the comprehensive written examination if he/she achieves a minimum of 75 percent correct answers.

(e)  A trainee who fails to achieve the minimum score of 75 percent on the Commission's comprehensive written examination shall not be given successful course completion and shall enroll and successfully complete a subsequent offering of the specialized instructor training course in its entirety before further examination may be permitted.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 17C-6; 17C-10;

Temporary Adoption Eff. January 1, 2001;

Eff. August 1, 2002;

Amended Eff. August 1, 2004;

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