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Gun Safety Classes

Gun safety classes cover long guns, hand guns, and pistol defense for women.

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Hand Gun-Gunsmithing Basics

Designed for the beginner, this class will be a basic introduction to the art of Gunsmithing with handguns. Learn the basic use of tools, purpose of specific equipment, safety, and a general familiarization of Gunsmithing. Students will be introduced to general Gunsmithing activities such as care, maintenance, and repair of handguns. Do not bring guns to first class meeting and no ammo at any class. A basic tool kit is included in the registration fee.

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Students must be 21 years of age to take a Gunsmithing class and students must provide, on the first night of class, either a current, valid State-issued concealed carry permit from NC; a current, valid State-issued concealed carry permit from a state with a reciprocal concealed carry agreement with NC; or a current, valid State-issued permit to purchase a firearm.

Hand Gun Gunsmithing

Date Day Location Time Instructor Cost ID
January 25 - March 8, 2018 TH CVCC EC, Rm. 988 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Steve Cox $115.00 97320

 

Long Gun Gunsmithing

Designed for the beginner, this class will be a basic introduction to the art of Gunsmithing with Long guns. Learn the basic use of tools, purpose of specific equipment, safety, and a general familiarization of Gunsmithing. Students will be introduced to general Gunsmithing activities such as care, maintenance, and repair of Long guns. Do not bring guns to first class meeting and no ammo at any class. A basic tool kit is included in the registration fee.

Note:

Students must be 21 years of age to take a Gunsmithing class and students must provide, on the first night of class, either a current, valid State-issued concealed carry permit from NC; a current, valid State-issued concealed carry permit from a state with a reciprocal concealed carry agreement with NC; or a current, valid State-issued permit to purchase a firearm.

Gunsmithing: Long Gun
Date Day Location Time Instructor Cost ID
March 22 - May 3, 2018 TH CVCC EC Rm. 988 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM S. Cox $115.00 97319

Basic Pistol Defense for Women

In this hands-on class for women, this is a class for women who are not comfortable going directly into a concealed carry handgun class. This basic class will boost your confidence as well as learn the basics of pistol shooting. This is not a NRA or concealed carry handgun class. Students with little or no handgun experience are encouraged. There are no pre-requisites for this class.

Basic Pistol for Women
Date Day Location Time Instructor Cost ID
January 18, 2018 TH CVCC EC Rm. 1001 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Tom McNeely $35.00 97191
February 15, 2018 TH CVCC EC Rm. 1001 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Tom McNeely $35.00 97192

 

Pistol Defense for Women Level I

In this hands-on class for women, students will learn safety rules, home storage, buying pistols, shooting stances/ready positions, sight picture, clearing gun malfunctions, cleaning pistols and the five fundamentals of shooting. This is not a NRA or concealed carry handgun class; however, students can attend with a concealed carry permit.  Pre-requisite: Basic Pistol for Women class or have a concealed/carry permit.

 

 

 

Beginning Pistol Defense for Women

Date Day Location Time Instructor Cost ID
January 25, 2018 TH CVCC EC, Rm. 1001 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Tom McNeely $35.00 97190
February 22, 2018 TH 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Tom McNeely $35.00 97189

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Handgun 101: The Basics

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Handgun terminology, 2nd Amendment rights, storage and safety rules as well as basic stances are covered in this 4-hour class for both men and women. The five fundamentals of shooting, proper and safe loading/unloading pistol as well as the three types of pistol actions, handgun components and basics of ammunition will be covered. This is not a NRA course. The students will get hands-on training in this 3-hour class.  Optional range time is not included in the course.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Handgun 101: The Basics

Date Day Location Time Instructor Cost ID
January 16, 2018 T CVCC EC, Rm. 1001 6:00 PM-9:00 PM Tom McNeely $35.00 97312
March 1, 2018 TH CVCC EC, Rm. 1001 6:00 PM-9:00 PM Tom McNeely $35.00 97311

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Handgun 201: Beginning Defense

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Don't bet your life that a conceal/carry class prepares you for the real thing....you will lose! This course teaches attacker profiles, five key elements of pistol defense, keeping out of jail, fundamentals of shooting, multiple stances and shooting positions. The class will also discuss threat scanning, ballistics, basic cover/concealment options, the draw, clearing malfunctions, choosing a pistol and more. This is not a NRA course. Optional range time is available but not included in this course. Pre-requisite: Handgun 101 or Concealed Carry Permit.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Handgun 201: Beginning Defense

Date Day Location Time Instructor Cost ID
January 23, 2018 T CVCC EC, Rm. 1001 6:00 PM-9:00 PM Tom McNeely $35.00 97313
March 8, 2018 TH CVCC EC, Rm. 1001 6:00 PM-9:00 PM Tom McNeely $35.00 97314

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

For questions or to to register you may e-mail
Cheri Toney at ctoney@cvcc.edu or register with Online Instant Enrollment.
 For further information you may contact the Continuing Education Department at (828) 327-7037.