More About The CCW Class:
This class not only teaches the SLED required course and qualification exam, it prepares and guides the student for the concealed carry lifestyle. Upon completion, students are given a comprehensive resource packet to take home that summarizes the content of the class as well as a list of invaluable resources to aid in the concealed carry lifestyle.
This class typically lasts 8 hours. You will be taught the fundamentals of proper and safe pistol handling and firing in a safe and comfortable environment with one of the state’s best instructors. The first part of the course is going over SC Legal aspects, which covers but is not limited to:
- SC law of self-defense
- SC Common Law
- Legal use of deadly force
- Castle Doctrine
- Alter Ego Act
- Designated “No concealed weapons allowed” areas
The second part of the course covers firearm safety:
- Safe handling and unloading of a firearm
- Cleaning your firearm
- Safe storage of your firearms and ammunition
- Proper grip and sight alignment
- Marksmanship fundamentals
The third part of the course covers CCW Lifestyle including:
- Clothing and concealment
- Ongoing training and education
- Self-defense insurance, gear
- Mental Aspects
- Much Much More!
After the classroom part of the course is completed, students will shoot a target with multiple strings of fire to qualify for their CWP.
All strings of fire are 5 rounds each at a distance of: 3,5,7,10,12, and 15 yards.
*Military and Veteran discount available for those actively serving or honorably discharged from the US Military. Please contact us via phone or email to receive your military discount.
*If you have any special needs please contact the instructor to make arrangements in advance so we can be sure to accommodate you.
ADDED BONUS: $185
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More About Your Instructor:
Joseph Shahoud has been a handgun enthusiast and an advocate of personal defense his entire adult life. He believes no one should ever be a victim and strives to make a difference one student at a time. He is an NRA Certified Firearms Instructor with certifications in NRA Basic Pistol Shooting and NRA Home Firearms Safety, and holds the required certification by SLED to teach and administer South Carolina Concealed Weapons Permit (CWP) classes. Learn more about Joseph in his bio.
How Do You Sign Up For the Course?
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Where is the Class Held?
The classroom and range portions of the class are held at a clean and professional classroom/range in either Lexington off of Hwy 378 or the South Congaree area off of Fish Hatchery Road. Both locations are appx 20 minutes from downtown Columbia. We do not post the exact address here because we do not accept walk-ins. You must pre-register and as soon as you sign up you will be given the exact address here and via email.
How Do I Apply For My CCW License After the Class?
After the class, you will walk out with a class completion certificate signed by the instructor. From there you just need to visit your county sheriff’s office and apply. Don’t worry. We’ll give you detailed instructions and set you up before you leave the class.