Our Course is accepted in Suffolk County, Nassau County, and all of New York
All classes are taught by our Instructors who are licensed by DCJS and the NRA at Southshore Sportsman Shooting Range in Islip and the Nassau County Rifle & Pistol Range in Uniondale.
Following the guidelines set forth by the Division of Criminal Justice Services and the New York State Police, we will be conducting the 16 Hour educational course which consists of: Classroom Training Curriculum, A Written Proficiency test plus 2 hours of Live-Fire Training.
Classroom training topics covered include: State and federal gun laws, general firearm safety, firearm cleaning and maintenance, safe handling practices, range safety rules, proper holster and retention strategies for safe concealed carry, conflict de-escalation, effects of alcohol and drug use as it pertains to firearm safety, best practices when encountering law enforcement, statutorily defined sensitive and restricted locations, conflict management, use of deadly physical force, suicide prevention, and basic principles of marksmanship.
Following the classroom training, a written proficiency test and live-fire proficiency assessment will be conducted. A written score of 80% on the written test and 4 out of 5 rounds must be on target from a range of 4 yards for the live-fire assessment for each type of firearm you are qualifying with.
Requirements for class enrollment
Must possess a current pistol permit in the State of New York, drivers license or non-photo ID. Must bring your own unloaded firearm in safety storage box, holster and appropriate ear and eye protection. Ammo is required for range and may be purchased at the range.