Logo, Prepared Carolinian


(910) 779-4604
Hope Mills, NC 28348


NC Concealed Carry Handgun class consists of eight hours of classroom instruction along with a live fire handgun qualification.

Course Fee: $55.00 Everyday low price. 

If you qualify, you can take one discount from the ones listed below:

$5.00 Off is you attend with someone (Group Discount)

$25.00 - College Student (Current, valid College student ID required)

$25.00 - Spouse of a deployed Family member.


We accept cash and credit card, as well as checks made out to Prepared Carolinian.


Range Qualification

Range Location: Prepared Carolinian uses the Crosse Creek Rifle and Pistol Club located at 3229 Blossom Rd, Hope Mills, NC.  The range is located in the Gray’s Creek area of Hope Mills approximately one mile south of the intersection of HWY 87 and Sandhill Rd.

Range Qualification Dates: Upon registration, students will receive a registration conformation e-mail containing additional information as well as possible range times and dates for the qualification.  If at all possible, students should try to qualify prior to the class.  Those students unable to qualify prior to the class date will, during summer months, move to the range, approximately a 15 minute drive from the American Legion, and conduct the qualification after the classroom portion. You must conduct the range fire prior to receiving the Training Certificate.

Range Equipment:  The range qualification consist of firing a total of 30 rounds (10rds each at 3 yards, 5 yards and 7 yards) at a B57 silhouette style target. A serviceable handgun, eye and ear protection along with 30 rounds of ammunition is required to conduct the qualification portion of the training.

Note: If you do not own a handgun yet, we have a Bersa Thunder 380(.380), Glock 17(9 millimeter) or Glock 22(40 caliber) handguns available at no charge. If you don't have ammunition, 30 rounds of ammunition can be purchased for a cost of $10.  Additionally, hearing and eye protection will be provided at no cost if you do not already have.


Class Location: Prepared Carolinian conducts its public courses at the American Legion Post 32 located at 3814 LEGION ROAD, HOPE MILLS, NC.

Class Schedule: Students arrive NLT 0745

                              Morning portion     :      0800 - 1200

                              Lunch                      :      1200 - 1 PM

                              Afternoon portion  :      1 PM - 5 PM 



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NC Concealed Carry Course Outline

Requirements for obtaining a NC Concealed Carry Handgun Permit

Disqualifiers for obtaining a NC Concealed Carry Handgun Permit

NC Concealed Carry Handgun course is not an NRA approved course.  This course is a NC requirement for all applying for a NC Concealed Carry Permit.

Contact us in Hope Mills, North Carolina, for a detailed information sheet about our firearms training.

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