VA Concealed Handgun Permit Class - 7/01/2024

01jul6:00 pm9:00 pmVA Concealed Handgun Permit Class - 7/01/2024

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 for anyone considering owning or carrying a firearm for self-defense. If you are new to handguns, this is a great introduction 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 will help you understand the basics of firearms ownership, safety, 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, target alignment and trigger Control.

You will have the opportunity to purchase a copy of “Concealed Carry and Home Defense” ($25). It covers all of the course contents and lots of information to continue your education.

Curriculum Description


  • Basic Shooting Fundamentals
  • The Legal Use of Force (abbreviated)
  • Violent Encounters and the Aftermath (abbreviated)

Other topics covered: personal safety, handgun safety and operation.

Live Fire

This class includes range time (shooting at a distance of 15 feet).

Eligible for Concealed Handgun Permit

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

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


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.

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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Reserve / Book Now

Arrive about 30-minutes before class time to check with the range on the 3rd floor. Class starts promptly at 6pm. No student will be allowed to enter after the starting time. Please contact us at least 24-hours before the time of the class to reschedule or cancel. There will be no refunds for cancellations that occur within 24-hours of the class date.

Reservations are no longer available for this event!