Concealed Carry Laws for Concealed Carry Weapons License in Florida

Concealed Carry Weapons Certification Course

Course Information

This is the required state of Florida certification for the basic safety course, that covers firearms safety, on range qualification, individual legal responsibility, Florida law requirements, basic safe handling and draw procedures. Cost includes class, instruction on how to apply and all class room materials.


There is no other class like this one in the State of Florida. Why train like the rest, when you can get the best?  


Duration of course is 3 hours. 

Tuition Fee is $100.


Course Outline:

Firearms Safety

Laws governing the use of force

FL State Statue 776.013

Definition of Self Defense

Forcible Felonies

Warning Shots

Defense of Property

Defense of Others

CCW Requirements / Application / Restrictions / Exceptions

Traffic Stops

Lawyers


Please note: 

No weapons or ammo required for this course. We provide everything.


To be eligible for a Florida concealed weapon or firearm license:

You must be 21 years of age or older.

You must be able to demonstrate competency with a firearm.

Unless you are serving overseas in the United States Armed Forces, you must currently reside in the United States and be a U.S. citizen or deemed a lawful permanent resident alien by Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service. 

If you are serving overseas in the U.S. Armed Forces, submit a copy of your deployment documentation with your application. 

Those who are Resident Aliens must provide a valid Permanent Resident Alien card.

Next step

This is your first step towards carrying a concealed weapon. Course is very informative and eye-opening to the situation of engaging a threat with deadly force. 

course will focus on the fundamentals required to safely, efficiently and effectively carry handgun

Covert Carry Course

Course Information

This course will focus on the fundamentals required to safely, efficiently and effectively carry and implement your daily carry handgun and support equipment.


Who has time for two day courses, we pack two 4 hour day courses into one 8 hour action packed course. It will cover safe tactics and focus on creating a safe shooter vs. a safe environment. Fundamentals will be covered extensively as will weapons manipulations. Drills and scenarios will mimic the reality of the street. This course requires the student to get into and out of ground positions, move in confined spaces and work from a vehicle. 


Duration of Firearms Training course is 8 hours.

Tuition Fee is $500.


Individual Equipment List:

Assigned duty or EDC handgun

Minimum 4 magazines

EDC gear to include holster specific to handgun, magazine pouches and belt under shirt

450 rounds ball

200 rounds frangible

Concealable ballistic armor (if applicable)

Under shirt (Fitted suggested)

Cover tee shirt / closed front garment

Cover button up shirt / open front garment

Heavy cover garment / closed front (sweat shirt or hoodie)

Light jacket or windbreaker

Heavy coat

Eyes and Ears protection


Course Prerequisites:

CCW license.

Able to demonstrate and employ safe weapons handling during courses of fire.

Next Step

This is the second series of of our Concealed Carry training. More advanced than the CCW certification course that you used to apply for your CCW license. The course focuses more on what you need to know and how to use it when it comes time to use your weapon in a deadly force encounter.

Obtain a solid foundation of defensive handgun skills and techniques for concealed carry (ccw)

Concealed Carry Pistol Operator

Course Information

Obtain a solid foundation of defensive handgun skills and techniques for concealed carry (ccw) and personal defense in this course.


This class is for individuals who intend to carry a concealed defensive pistol and are seeking handgun skills for self-defense in their everyday environment.


This is not an entry level class.  At a minimum, students must have completed Intermediate Practical Handgun Skills (Handgun 103) or equivalent.


Students failing to meet and maintain our safety requirements and/or who cannot meet and immediately demonstrate the minimum skills required for the specific class may be removed from training. Please ensure you have read through the class description and fully understand our prerequisites before registering. 


Duration of course is 4 hours. 

Tuition Fee is $250.


Firearms Training Course Outline:

Firearms safety

Safety concerns and practices while carrying concealed

Choosing a concealed carry firearm

Selecting concealed carry equipment

Presentation of the firearm from a concealed carry posture

Defensive pistol marksmanship fundamentals

Close proximity shooting techniques for violent encounters

One-handed operation

Multiple shot techniques

Identification and utilization of cover

Overview of alternative carry techniques

Utilization of force in self-defense, both lethal and less lethal


Required Equipment:

Pistol calibers: .380, 9MM, .357SIG, .40S&W, or .45ACP

Minimum 3 magazines

Holster that can be concealed

Magazine pouch

Concealment jacket or vest

Footwear suitable for rapid movement and turning

Casual, comfortable civilian clothing suitable for training in any weather

EDC attire is highly recommended

Optional Equipment:

H2O 

Sunscreen and bug spray

Hat with a brim

Eyes and Ears protection


Ammo:

400 Rounds Ball

200 Rounds Frangible.

Next Step

 This is not an entry level class.  At a minimum, students must have completed Intermediate Practical Handgun Skills (Handgun 103) or equivalent. 


If you're ready, click below to register.

Deadly force encounters with firearms at contact distances are not at all uncommon.

Close Quarter Pistol Operator Course

Course Information

Deadly force encounters with firearms at contact distances are not at all uncommon. In fact, most occur within seven feet and last only a few seconds.


Survival is dependent upon having a plan of action and being prepared to immediately implement it when confronted with an armed assailant. This advanced course provides students with the techniques and knowledge necessary to defend themselves and react appropriately while offering ample training time to practice.


Duration of Firearms Training course is 4 hours.

Tuition Fee is $250.


This is an Advanced Level Class, Handgun 104 is required at a minimum. Students should be able to demonstrate proficiency in weapon handling, working from concealment, and single hand shooting techniques.


Students failing to meet and maintain our safety requirements and/or who cannot meet and immediately demonstrate the minimum skills required for the specific class may be removed from training. Please ensure you have read through the class description and fully understand our prerequisites.


Course Outline:

Principles of close quarters engagements

Point vs. precision shooting

Retention techniques

Strike and shoot techniques

The contact shot

Dealing with multiple threats up close


Equipment needed:

Pistol

3 magazines minimum

Dominant side holster

Magazine pouches

Sturdy belt at least 1.5” wide

Concealment jacket or vest

Footwear suitable for rapid movement and turning

Casual, comfortable civilian clothing suitable for training in any weather (unless training in duty uniform)

H2O

Sunscreen and bug spray

Hat with a brim

Eyes and Ears protection


Ammo:

300 rounds ball

200 rounds frangible

Next Step

This is an Advanced Level Class, Handgun 104 is required at a minimum. Students should be able to demonstrate proficiency in weapon handling, working from concealment, and single hand shooting techniques. 


If you haven't taken the previous courses, please sign up for them first.

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Simunition Covert Carry Course

Course Information

Unlike the 8 hour course listed above this course is done with Simunitions ammunition only. 


This course will focus on the fundamentals required to safely, efficiently and effectively carry and implement a carry handgun and support equipment.


This 4 hour course is given at dusk and covers skills that need to be taught and covered in the dark.


Focusing more on home defense, vehicle exiting, gas pumps and bank ATM scenarios. 


Fundamentals will be covered extensively as will weapons manipulations. Drills and scenarios will mimic the reality of the street. This course requires the student to get into and out of ground positions, move in confined spaces and work from a vehicle. 


Duration of Firearms Training course is 4 hours.

Tuition Fee is $250.

Course starts at 6 pm.


Individual Equipment List:

Weapon, holster and ammunition will be provided.


Concealable ballistic armor (if applicable)

Under shirt (Fitted suggested)

Cover tee shirt / closed front garment

Cover button up shirt / open front garment

Heavy cover garment / closed front (sweat shirt or hoodie)

Light jacket or windbreaker

Heavy coat

Clear eye protection


Course Prerequisites:

CCW license.

Able to demonstrate and employ safe weapons handling during courses of fire.

Next Steps

Don't have your CCW license yet? Sign up and take our course so you can meet the prerequisites of this course. 


If you already have you CCW, this 4 hour course will open you eyes to potential dangers of CCW.