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Concealed Carry Firearms Instructor FAQs
Laws Governing Concealed Carry Handgun Course Information & Application
NC Concealed Carry Handgun Instructor Update #2491
Concealed Carry Handgun Training Materials Order Form
Concealed Handgun Chart- Prohibited Carry Areas -
Effective 10/1/13
In-Service Law Enforcement Firearms Qualification Manual- Revised 2013
NC Firearms Laws Publication 2013 - Effective 10/1/13

The Specialized Firearms Instructor Training Course is a North Carolina Training and Standards Commission mandated program consisting of 83 hours of specialized instruction. The training curriculum is maintained by Chad Thompson, the designated School Director for Specialized Firearms Instructor Training, North Carolina Justice Academy.

This Instructor level training for Law Enforcement firearms programs, both BLET and in-service training, is conducted solely by the North Carolina Justice Academy. Students who successfully complete the program may then conduct firearms training and qualification courses for Law Enforcement Officers throughout North Carolina. The Specialized Firearms Instructor Training Course employs lecture, discussion, practical exercises and practice teaching. During the Specialized Firearms Instructor Training Course students learn how to:
 
➤ Conduct law enforcement firearms qualification on Commission approved courses of fire.
➤ Design and administer law enforcement combat shooting courses.
➤ Train law enforcement officers in the nomenclature, fundamentals of shooting, maintenance and cleaning and inspection of the handgun, shotgun and rifle.
➤ Supervise a range with a maximum of efficiency and safety.
➤ Render initial first-aid for medical emergencies on the range. 

For more information on the Specialized Firearms Instructor Training Course contact Chad Thompson at chthompson@ncdoj.gov