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NYS 18 hr. Pistol Permit Course HELD AT V.R.G.C.

  • July 27, 2024
  • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Albany County Pistol Club

Please note this class will be held at:

Voorheesville Rod & Gun Club

52 Foundry Rd, Voorheesville, NY 12186.


Click HERE to sign up & reserve your seat now!

This is the  required course to obtain your New York State Pistol Permit.

The 18 hr. Pistol Permit Safety Class is presented in cooperation with ArmsWise, LLC, a Federal Firearms License (FFL) holder. It is conducted over two days. Each day runs from 8:00AM to 5:00PM. Register for the NYS required course with a professional, experienced team.

As per NY law concealed carry firearm safety training must include 16 hours of in-person live classroom instruction and 2 hours of live fire.

Day 1 will be held at the Voorheesville Rod & Gun Club (VRGC) located at 52 Foundry Rd, Voorheesville, NY 12186.

Day 2 resumes at 8:00 am at VRGC. After lunch, the live fire class and evaluations will be held at the Albany County Pistol Club's indoor range.

Topics include:
  • Firearms safety and safe handling practices
  • Firearm and ammunition function and operation
  • Cleaning and maintenance
  • Range safety
  • Holster and accessory considerations
  • Concealed carry considerations
  • Safe storage and transportation requirements
  • State and federal gun laws
  • Situational awareness and concealed carry
  • Conflict de-escalation and management
  • Effects of drugs and alcohol
  • Proper interaction with law enforcement
  • Sensitive and Restricted areas
  • Use of deadly force and duty to retreat / NY Article 35
  • Suicide prevention / recognizing the signs
  • Principles of marksmanship
  • Fundamentals of shooting
  • Dry fire and live fire exercises (firearm, ammunition, eye and ear protection will be provided)
  • Written test
  • Live Fire Assessment and Qualification

Tuition & Fees
The class is $275. There are no other fees. All equipment for the 'live fire' curriculum is provided and included in your basic tuition of $275.

Register through the 'Eventbrite' link below, securing your place in the class.

What To Bring:
  1. Notebook, pen
  2. Lunch / snacks / beverages to last the day
  3. Comfortable footwear
  4. Open minded, attentive attitude
Click to sign up & reserve your seat now!
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