Question: How do I get my Concealed Carry Handgun Permit (CCHP) through the commonwealth of Virginia?
Answer:You start by enrolling, attending, and completing the Basic Firearms Safety Course. This course satisfies the firearms safety requirements of the Virginia law Section Code ยง18.2-308.02 After completion of the course you will receive your training certificate of completion. This certificate is required in the application process or your Concealed Carry Handgun Permit (CCHP).


Question: How long are the courses provide by Paladin Firearms Training, LLC?
Answer: The duration of the courses vary, but on average 7.5 hours. For example, the Basic Firearms Safety Course is a single session course with an one hour lunch break. Please click the button below for time requirements for the course you are interested in.



Question:If I attend a Basic Firearms Safety Course to get my Concealed Carry Handgun Permit (CCHP) in the commonwealth of Virginia, do I have to qualify by shooting a handgun at a shooting range in order for me to pass the course and get my certificate?
Answer:No. The Basic Firearms Safety Course is a non-live fire course. This means no firearms or live ammunition is used during the course. You do not have to shoot a handgun in order to qualify or pass the course.


Question: What courses does Paladin Firearms Training, LLC provide?
Answer: We offer both live fire and non live fire firearms training. Please click on the button below for more detailed information on these firearm training courses.


 

Question: What is the difference between live and non live fire firearms training?
Answer: Live fire training involves the use of a fully functional firearm, real firearm ammunition, and shooting the firearm at a shooting range.  Non live fire training involves the use of Dummy Ammunition (Inert), a fully functional firearm and no shooting of any firearms at a shooting range.


Question: I have my Concealed Carry Handgun Permit (CCHP). Why should I take the Basic Firearms Safety Course?
Answer: The Basic Firearms Safety Course is also beneficial to those who already have their Virginia Concealed Carry Handgun Permit.  The Benefit is this course can be used as a refresher and or continuing education course.  The laws pertaining to carrying a concealed handgun in the commonwealth of Virginia do change.


Question: I would like to attend the Basic Firearms Safety Course, but I know nothing about firearms. I am not sure that I am ready to carry a concealed handgun yet. Can I still enroll and attend the Basic Firearms Safety Course?

Answer: Yes. This class will greatly benefit those who have no knowledge of firearms and want to learn more about firearms use.


Question: I completed the Basic Firearms Safety Course and I am not sure that I am not ready to carry a concealed handgun in the commonwealth of Virginia. Does my training certificate expire?
Answer: No The training certificate does not expire. You may at your leisure and when you are ready to use your certificate to apply for your carry concealed handgun permit in the commonwealth of Virginia.


Question: I completed the Basic Firearms Safety Course and I would like to apply what I learned at the shooting range. Does Paladin Firearms Training, LLC offer any courses that develop marksmanship skills?
Answer: Yes We offer the Beginner Handgun Course. This live fire course was designed with the intent to teach the student the fundamentals of handgun marksmanship and the practical application on the shooting range.  We also have other advanced firearms training courses.



Question: I would like to improve my marksmanship skills with my rifle and or my shotgun. Does Paladin Firearms Training, LLC offer such training?
Answer: Yes We offer Personal Firearms Coaching. This service is one-on-one marksmanship instruction that is designed to benefit either people who are new to firearms marksmanship who want personal attention or people who understand the importance of maintaining good marksmanship skills and techniques, or people who need to troubleshoot a problem they are experiencing with a particular firearm. This service is not limited only to handguns, but extends to rifles and shotguns as well.


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