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Asheville Armory

NC Conceal Pistol Certification

with JJ Ritch


Earn your multi-state accepted Concealed Handgun Permit at Asheville Armory. This course will qualify you to become an official North Carolina Department of Justice issued CHP card carrying permittee. Other state certifications are available. 

NC CHP permitees enjoy several privilieges over those who choose not to have one. Stop in today in our showroom or see our calender to sign up for the next class.

Course Goal: ”To teach the basic knowledge, skills, and attitude for owning and using a pistol safely.” -NRA Basic Pistol Shooting Course Lesson Plans

Lessons include:

Legal Issues regarding laws of deadly force.

Carry concealed safety concerns. 

Firing the First Shots (includes cleaning and storage).

Ammunition Knowledge.

Safe Pistol and Revolver Handling & Nominclature.

Fundamentals of Pistol Shooting Pistol Knowledge.

Presentation Techniques.

Equipment Requirements: Pistol (prefereble a semi-automatic), 40 rounds of ammunition & 2 magazines.

Pistols and ammo are available at the shop.

Included in the price of the class is Gourmet Pizza from Strada Italiano of Asheville. Drinks are available downstairs in the convenience store. 

Course Completion: Students will complete the NC DOJ test and fire a minumum of 40 rounds on a B27 target at 5, 7, 10 yards with a 90% or better score for both.


*Cancellation policy: Any student can cancel up to one week before the class starting by emailing us directly or calling the shop. The refund will by CourseStorm and will be the amount of the paid class minus their booking fee collected which Asheville Armory see's no monitary compensation for. In Shop sign up refunds will be handled with Gift Cards to the Armory. 

**Within one week of the class taking place the class is locked in and the move policy below is the only option, see below. Substitutions are an option if you have someone willing to take your spot. 

***Move Policy: Any student can move to the next available class at no charge up to 3 times. After the 3rd move the student will forfit the registration cost. 

  • Aug 8th, 2021
    Sat from 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Asheville Armory

(828) 367-2755

957 Riverside Drive
Asheville, NC 28804 Get directions

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