Carry Permit Class

On Target, Inc. has a strong interest in supporting the law abiding citizen’s right to keep and bear arms.  There are many laws that govern the carrying of firearms and use of deadly force in our state. The Tennessee Handgun Safety/Handgun Permit Course is designed to instruct its participants on these laws, as well as provide training in safety, maintenance, basic fundamentals of marksmanship, and the legal use of deadly force in Tennessee. The Tennessee Handgun Carry Permit is legally recognized in 39 states.

All courses are taught by Tennessee Police Officers Standards and Training Commission (P.O.S.T.) certified instructors that are active supervisory level sworn Law Enforcement Officers within their agencies. Their individual expertise includes work in areas of special tactical operations, major criminal Investigations, and specialized Law Enforcement Officer training/continuing education.

The Tennessee Handgun Safety/Handgun Carry Permit class will cover the following topics:

  • Tennessee laws pertaining to handgun carry
  • Deadly Force & Use of Force doctrine
  • Criminal & Civil liabilities under Tennessee Code Annotated
  • Basic handgun & ammunition nomenclature
  • Basic firearm safety & maintenance
  • Basic fundamentals of marksmanship & firing range safety
  • Permit qualification & the permit application process

All classroom and firing range instruction are conducted onsite at our indoor facility.

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Carry Permit Classes Are $95.00 (Annual members may attend for $80.00)
Must be 21 to attend.

The On Target Difference

On Target uses only the Best in Class instructors who in many cases rely on their skills and knowledge of firearms to keep them safe on a daily basis.  Don’t get caught wondering what to do if the day ever comes that you “need” to use the right to defend yourself.

Make sure you have learned what you need to know, and eliminate the hesitations that could cost you more than you ever imagined.