VA Concealed Handgun Permit Class - 3/4/2024

04mar6:00 pm9:00 pmVA Concealed Handgun Permit Class - 3/4/2024

Bob's Gun Shop

746 Granby St. Norfolk, VA 23510Bob's Gun Shop Training Center

Bob's Gun Shop

Event Details

Virginia Concealed Handgun Permit / Personal Protection Training Course 

This course is a comprehensive classroom course for anyone considering owning or carrying a firearm for self-defense. If you are new to handguns, this is a great introduction to everything you need to know to start your self-protection journey. Our instructors have over 28 years of experience in the firearms industry.

This course has been structured to ensure a comfortable classroom and range environment.

Classroom and range are located in the same building. This course is fast paced and is the first of three courses we offer to help you understand the basics of firearms ownership, safety, and nomenclature, and how it applies to home- or self-defense. The facilities are handicapped-accessible.

Classroom topics include personal and home defense fundamentals, understanding semi-automatics, revolvers and modern striker-fired handguns, as well as defensive shooting fundamentals, grip, target alignment and trigger Control.

You will have the opportunity to purchase a copy of “Concealed Carry and Home Defense” using the email that will be sent to you after you register. It covers all of the course contents and lots of information to continue your education. However, I will have a limited supply of books to purchase the day of class at a discounted rate ($25)..

Curriculum Description


  • Developing a Personal and Home Protection Plan
  • Self-Defense Firearms Basics
  • Shooting Fundamentals
  • The Legal Use of Force (abbreviated)
  • Violent Encounters and the Aftermath (abbreviated)
  • Basic and Advanced Skills

Other topics covered: Personal Safety, Handgun Safety, Handgun Fundamentals, Handgun Operation.

Live Fire

This class includes range time.

Eligible for CCW Permit

Successful completion of this class will allow you to apply for a Concealed Carry Permit (CCW). See VA State laws.

Wear boots or sneakers. No low cut shirts or open toed shoes please

After this class, students will feel confident to act as their family’s first line of defense in the event of a home invasion or other critical incident.


How much does the course cost?
The course is $99.99. We recommend that you sign up early.

What will I need to bring with me?
You will need to fire 25 rounds of ammunition. You may use your own handgun, or you may rent one at the range at no additional cost. Ammunition is available for purchase. Hearing and eye protection are furnished.

How old must I be to take the class?
While the concealed carry permit is available only to those 21 or older, the course is open to all 16 and older. Minors must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

What will I receive after completing the course?
After successful completion of the course, a certificate is awarded which shows the Court you have received appropriate training.

What does the class consist of?
Approximately two hours of this three hour course is classroom instruction, with the remaining time spent at the range.


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Kenneth E. DuBose, Jr.

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We ask that you arrive about 30-minutes before class time to check with the range on the 3rd floor. We will start promptly at 6pm. To avoid interruptions, no student will be allowed to enter after the starting time.We understand that personal plans can change however, please contact us at least 24-hours before the time of the class to reschedule should such an occurrence happen. There will be no refunds or cancellations that occur within 24-hours of the class date.

Reservations are no longer available for this event!