Permit to Carry

Basic Firearms

Home Defense

What You'll Learn:​

  • The purpose of a personal and home protection plan.

  • Conflict avoidance and why it’s so important.

  • Situational awareness.

  • The color codes of awareness.

  • Observing our environments.

  • Concealed carry permits.

  • Home security and home defense.

This course will teach you the essentials of keeping you and your family safe while in your home. 

Learn how to protect yourself and your family both in and out of your home with permit to carry-focused training.   

What You'll Learn

  • Defensive shooting versus marksmanship.

  • Muscle memory explained.

  • Proper grip.

  • A natural and neutral shooting platform.

  • Aligning the muzzle to the target.

  • Point / instinctive shooting.

  • Flash sight picture.

  • Precise sight alignment.

  • Trigger control.


Requirements to obtain a permit to carry:

  • Must be at least 21 years of age

  • Must complete an application form

  • Must not be prohibited from possessing a firearm under Minnesota Statute 624.714

  • Must not be listed in the criminal gang investigation system

  • Must be a resident of the county from which you are applying for a permit, if you reside in Minnesota. Non-residents may apply to any Minnesota county sheriff. (There will be an administration fee when you apply at the sheriff's department.)

  • Must provide certificate of completed authorized firearms training. Training by a certified instructor must be completed within one year of an original or renewal application. 

*New and renewal permits are valid for five (5) years from the date of issue.

* Our Permit to Carry Class is a multi-state class, You can also apply for a FL permit to gain additional States. 


​What You'll Learn:

  • The universal safety rules.

  • Clearing handguns.

  • Understanding a handgun’s action.

  • Understanding revolvers.

  • Understanding semi-automatics.

  • Which handgun is right for you?

  • Handgun ammunition.

  • Malfunctions.

This is an introduction to firearm class covering safety and proper handling and use of a firearm.




Permit to Carry Renewals