CONCEALED CARRY ACADEMY
MULTI-STATE Concealed Carry Permits and Firearms Training
As recognized authorities in the field of firearm training, the staff of CONCEALED CARRY ACADEMY, llc is committed to enhancing the learning experience of our students and graduates so that they will feel comfortable, safe and confident while carrying a concealed handgun for the protection of themselves, their families and their friends, and they will be knowledgeable in the applicable laws.
Harvey, founder and lead instructor, brings many years of law enforcement experience and a legal background to the training. With a passion for discovering new techniques, staying on top of laws, hands on training and sharing knowledge, the staff of CONCEALED CARRY ACADEMY, llc has made a significant impact on the field of concealed carry education and training as a whole, while teaching in a friendly, pleasant hands-on atmosphere in an interactive course where any and all questions are welcomed.
CLASS SCHEDULES AND LOCATIONS:
Our next class is Thursday, JULY 9th followed by Saturday, JULY 25th. (Because of the rioting and world turmoil, our classes are filling up almost immediately. PLEASE call us to secure your seat)
We currently teach in North Carolina for those wishing permits for any of the following states: Georgia, North Carolina, Florida, Virginia, Tennessee and other selected states!
We can teach groups of six or more at your location or ours, on any day of your preference. Discounts will apply based upon the size of the class.
We are contemplating a course on ZOOM! You would attend the course live with our instructors online, and we would meet later in the day to complete the paperwork and range! If this sounds interesting, let us know!
Meet our newest instructor, DAN WICKERSHAM -
Dan Wickersham is a retired US Army Officer with over 30 years of Active and Active Reserve experience where he held a Top Secret security clearance his entire career. His civilian background includes the position of President and Chief Operating Officer (COO) at Kastle Security. Dan holds a Bachelor of Science Degree, Masters of Business Administration in Management, a Master of Science in Military Science and Business School Certificate from the Jesse H. Jones Graduate School – Rice University.
He is a 20 year resident of Brasstown, NC with his wife Debbie who owns Britt and Capri, a high end women’s boutique. He has 4 beautiful girls and is active with several civic organizations. Dan is a certified NRA Instructor and a North Carolina concealed carry instructor as well as for other states.
1. Private Personalized individualized Classes on YOUR schedule and location! No need to wait until the next scheduled class, especially when the need is immediate. We will come to you. One day. Minimum of 2 people, $150 each!
2. PRIVATE GROUPS: Create your own group with six or more people. Your family, your workplace, your religious institution, your friends or any combination. - (Discounted fees will apply based upon the number of people).
3. REFRESHER: Have you had your permit for a while? Are you up to date on the latest changes in the laws? Do you remember how a handgun works? We offer a refresher course for only $35.00 per person. No handbooks or certificates will be given out.
Class Schedule - (Subject to change due to COVID-19)
Our next class will be: MAY 16th (Saturday). If you are interested in attending, please contact us ASAP as we will be catching up from previously cancelled classes and have a long list of people waiting.
Classes will be held at the DELLWOOD BAPTIST CHURCH, 115 Hall Drive, (off Jonathan Creek Road), next door to the elementary school.
We allow walk-in's but it helps us plan if we know how many people to expect as we must have ample supplies on hand. PLEASE call: 828-356-5454 to reserve your seat. COUPLES, FAMILIES AND GROUPS WELCOMED!
Registration starts at 8:00am, class starts at 8:30am and end at approximately 5:30pm.
State law requires the course to be eight (8) hours.
PLEASE CALL: 828-356-5454
(WE ACCEPT CASH, CHECKS AND ALL MAJOR CREDIT CARDS)
NOTE: TO HAVE AN INTERACTIVE LEARNING EXPERIENCE, CLASSES MUST HAVE A MINIMUM OF SIX PARTICIPANTS, EXCEPT FOR "PRIVATE" CLASSES. IF NOT, YOU WILL BE CONTACTED AND RE-SCHEDULED FOR THE NEXT AVAILABLE CLASS.
We support veterans and current school teachers. Ask for your 15% discount!
Questions or concerns please call: 828-356-5454
Class & Instructor Photos
REMEMBER: DO NOT BRING ANY WEAPONS OR AMMUNITION TO OUR CLASS - WE PROVIDE EVERYTHING THAT IS NEEDED!
YOU WILL BE TRAINED IN ACCORANCE WITH VARIOUS STATE STANDARDS, IN:
Understanding Firearm Laws
Firearm Safety, Ammunition, Concealment
Licensing Requirements and Procedures
Private Firearm Training Lessons
You will be taught by our instructors, the basics of shooting a firearm, loading, unloading, target acquisition, safety, stance, and correct grip.
You will be doing live fire practice at an indoor range with very close oversight and attention.
This is personal one on one instruction, one student at a time, in increments of one hour sessions. Contact us for details and available dates: 828-356-5454
Training For Certification To Obtain Your Concealed Carry Permit
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Attendance and participation in this course followed by a written exam and range time, will enable the student to receive a certificate of completion for presentation to the proper authorities to obtain their concealed weapons carry permit. At present, we offer certification for North Carolina, Florida, Georgia,Tennessee and Virginia. Each of these states has reciprocity with a multitude of other states where your permit will be honored in accordance with the law.
Concealed Carry Training
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Attendance and participation in this one day course followed by a brief written exam and the range, will enable the student to receive a certificate of completion for presentation to the proper authorities to obtain their concealed weapons carry permit. At present, we offer certification for North Carolina, Florida, Tennessee, Georgia and Virginia. Each of these states has reciprocity with a multitude of other states where your permit will be honored in accordance with the law.
For many, the professionalism of the instructors they encounter, become significantly influential figures as time goes on. Harvey and the training staff share their life experiences with students. Harvey brings decades of law enforcement experience, training and teaching. Dale Gapas has many years of firearm experience, is a competitive shooter, an NRA Life member. . Michael Mattia has an extensive career military background as an experienced instructor and firearms enthusiast. All of our instructors are NRA instructors and are certified to teach in Florida, North Carolina and other states.
In today's society, only YOU can protect yourself and those who you love. Police cannot reach you in time, hard as they may try. We read about everyday senseless shooting incidents. Ultimately, your instructors said, "enough is enough" and solidified their decision to pursue firearms and self-protection training for those who may encounter a deadly situation where seconds for survival count. Remember: It takes a GOOD GUY with a gun to stop a BAD GUY with a gun!
Concealed Carry Academy recommends these businesses:
Haywood County's only indoor range, open daily. Various categories of memberships available. Clean, air-conditioned and a knowledgeable staff. Firearm rentals for range practice, or bring your own.
Large selection of handguns, rifles, ammunition, holsters and accessories at great prices.
17 Palmer Road, Waynesville, NC 28786
Private Personalized Handgun Lessons
Our instructors will by appointment and on your schedule, spend time with you at the range to answer your firearm questions and to show you how to properly load & unload your weapon, holster, unholster, aim, grip trigger pull and shoot. Time will also be spent on safety issues.
This is a course taught on an hourly basis in addition to the actual cost of the range time and ammunition.
Call us at: 828-356-5454
15% Discount for Veterans and Current School Teachers!
This discount is only available if you ask for it in advance of the class or at the time of registration. It is not available retroactively.
We are proud to represent and be affiliated with US LawShield. This established company provides for the payment of legal fees, both civil and criminal in the event you must use deadly force. There are no caps, no advancement of money, and plans to protect you in your home state or in all 50 states at a cost that is almost negligible, either monthly or annually. They cover ANY legal weapon ranging from a frying pan to your handgun!
You will be able to contact an attorney, NOT AN ANSWERING SERVICE 24/7/365 at any hour of the day or night including holidays. A lawyer will be dispatched to assist you.
We can sign you up today and you will have this important coverage starting today, just call us at: 828-356-5454
(There are discounts for others in the same household, minor children and a special plan for hunters).