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Defense Academy holds a monthly Florida Concealed Course which is a requirement to obtain your Florida Concealed Weapon and Firearms License. We hold this class at different locations throughout Jacksonville, and we also offer this course to groups of 5 or more!


  This course is perfect for someone who's never shot a firearm before, and also for someone who's been around firearms a while. We cover many aspects of carrying a concealed firearm, and provide you with the skills to do so safely!


What does this course cover?

  • Obtaining your FL Concealed Carry License
  • Firearm Safety and Storage
  • Firearms and Children in the home

  • Types of Handguns
  • Loading, Unloading
  • Proper Gripping and Aiming
  • Range Safety and Commands
  • Live Fire Exercise
  • Florida Law (Ch. 790- Conealed Firearms License)
  • Florida Law (Ch. 776- Use Of Force)




This course generally takes 2-3 hours to complete. Upon completion you will be issued a certificate of completion signed by a NRA Certified Firearms Instructor. This certificate meets the training requirements of Ch. 790 to obtain your Florida Concealed Weapons or Firearms License. 


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