PC registered


(910) 779-4604
Hope Mills, NC 28348


Concealed Carry training consist of two parts, Range Qualification and attending an 8 hour classroom presentation.

Course Fee: $55.00 Everyday low price. 

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

$50.00 class price for  Military Or First Responder Or Departement of Education Employee Or Department of Public Safety Employee Or Senior (55 or older)

$50.00 class price for Group (Must register and attend with a friend)

$50.00 class price for Full time college students (Requires valid school ID and school email address) 

$25.00 class price for Spouse of a deployed Family member (Please bring copy of the orders showing deployment)

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 and the Bordeaux Convention Center at the Baymont Inn & Suites Fayetteville Fort Bragg Area located at 1707 Owen Dr Fayetteville, NC 28304.  The location used for the class will be posted on the main page.

Class Schedule:  Admin portion        :     0700 - 0715 (Arrival Time)

                              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

This course is an North Carolina approved Concealed Carry Class and a requirement for all applying for a NC Concealed Carry Permit.

NC Concealed Carry Handgun course is not an NRA approved course.  

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

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