This course will cover the training curriculum set forth by the New York State Department of Criminal Justice Services (NYS DCJS) in order to apply for a Concealed Carry Pistol Permit in New York State. This course will culminate with a written test along with a range qualification. Candidates that pass both the written test and range qualification will receive a completion certificate allowing them to apply for their New York State Pistol Permit.
General Course Information
Students are expected to arrive on time for each session with a black pen and Government Issued Photo Identification. We will take multiple breaks and have a working lunch on the full days. Escarpment Arms, Inc. will provide a .22 LR Semi-Automatic Pistol and holster for each student along with the ammunition required for the range. Any student wishing to utilize a 9mm, 40S&W or 45 ACP Pistol must rent the firearm for an additional fee and purchase the ammunition from Escarpment Arms. No firearms or ammunition will be brought in by students. Hearing and Eye Protection will be provided.
Some of the topics we will cover are:
- Firearm Safety
- Firearm & Ammunition Functions
- Storage Requirements
- Laws regarding firearms including use of force & restrictions on carrying concealed
- Situational awareness, conflict management & de-escalation
- Adverse effects of alcohol and drugs
- Suicide prevention and resources
- Fundamentals of shooting
- Application Process
- Live Fire Training
The written test pass score is 80%, per the NYS DCJS. The shooting qualification shall consist of 5 shots delivered from 4 yards on an 11”x25.5” Target. 4 of 5 shots delivered must be on target to be considered a passing score per the NYS DCJS.