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Gun safety classes of Catawba Valley Community College

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Hand Gun-Gunsmithing Basics

Designed for the beginner, this class will be a basic introduction to the art of Gunsmithing with handguns. Learn the basic use of tools, purpose of specific equipment, safety, and a general familiarization of Gunsmithing. Students will be introduced to general Gunsmithing activities such as care, maintenance, and repair of handguns. Do not bring guns to first class meeting and no ammo at any class. A basic tool kit is included in the registration fee.

Note:

Students must be 21 years of age to take a Gunsmithing class and students must provide, on the first night of class, either a current, valid State-issued concealed carry permit from NC; a current, valid State-issued concealed carry permit from a state with a reciprocal concealed carry agreement with NC; or a current, valid State-issued permit to purchase a firearm.

>Hand Gun Gunsmithing
Date Day Location Time Instructor Cost ID
July 17-August 2, 2017 M CVCC EC, Rm. 988 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Steve Cox $115.00 91722
November 6 - December 18, 2017 M CVCC EC, Rm. 988 6:00PM - 9:00 PM Steve Cox $115.00 91732

 

Long Gun Gunsmithing

Designed for the beginner, this class will be a basic introduction to the art of Gunsmithing with Long guns. Learn the basic use of tools, purpose of specific equipment, safety, and a general familiarization of Gunsmithing. Students will be introduced to general Gunsmithing activities such as care, maintenance, and repair of Long guns. Do not bring guns to first class meeting and no ammo at any class. A basic tool kit is included in the registration fee.

Note:

Students must be 21 years of age to take a Gunsmithing class and students must provide, on the first night of class, either a current, valid State-issued concealed carry permit from NC; a current, valid State-issued concealed carry permit from a state with a reciprocal concealed carry agreement with NC; or a current, valid State-issued permit to purchase a firearm.

Gunsmithing Basics-Long Gun
Date Day Location Time Instructor Cost ID#
September 11 - October 16, 2017 M CVCC EC, Rm. 988 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Steve Cox $115.00 91726

 

Basic Pistol for Women

In this hands-on class for women, this is a class for women who are not comfortable going directly into a concealed carry handgun class. This basic class will boost your confidence as well as learn the basics of pistol shooting. This is not a NRA or concealed carry handgun class; Students with little or no handgun experience are encouraged. There are no pre-requisites for this class.

Basic Pistol for Women
Date Day Location Time Instructor Cost ID
June 17, 2017 S CVCC EC Rm. 1001 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Tom McNeely $35.00 93643
September 14, 2017 TH CVCC EC, Rm. 1001 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Tom McNeely $35.00 93582
October 17, 2017 T CVCC EC Rm. 1001 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Tom McNeely $35.00 93581

 

Beginning Pistol Defense for Women

In this hands-on class for women, students will learn safety rules, home storage, buying pistols, shooting stances/ready positions, sight picture, clearing gun malfunctions, cleaning pistols and the five fundamentals of shooting. This is not a NRA or concealed carry handgun class. Pre-requisite: Basic Pistol for Women class or have a concealed/carry permit.

Beg. Pistol Defense for Women
Date Day Location Time Instructor Cost ID
June 17, 2017 S CVCC EC, Rm. 1001 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM Tom McNeely $35.00 93644
September 21, 2017 TH CVCC EC, Rm. 1001 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Tom McNeely $35.00 93638
October 24, 2017 T CVCC EC, Rm. 958 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Tom McNeely $35.00 93639

 

Street-wise Pistol Defense for Women

This class will help the student to recognize predatory pre-attack indicators, possess mental preparedness, using fear and anger as an ally and the safe, defensive use of your handgun during an attack of single or multiple assailants by using selective targeting and techniques. There will be required range fee involved. The student will pay an additional $12 range fee payable to Springs Road Gun Club and the student will be responsible for her own gun and ammo. The recommended ammo is 1 box of ammo for the student's pistol. Please note that there will be a required range test to pass to receive a certificate. Pre-requisite: Beginning Pistol Defense for Women.

Street-wise Pistol Defense for Women
Date Day Location Time Instructor Cost ID
August 12, 2017 S CVCC EC, Rm. 1050 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Tom McNeely $50.00 93584
November 4, 2017 S CVCC EC, Rm. 1050 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Tom McNeely $50.00 93585

 

You may register by going to the registration link on the left side of this page or you may call the Continuing Education Department at (828) 327-7000 for further information.

Contact

Cheri Toney
(828) 327-7000, ext. 4320
ctoney@cvcc.edu