Pellissippi State Community College will offer its popular Tennessee Handgun Carry Permit class in July at a special two-for-one price.
The class is sure to fill up quickly thanks to a $90 two-for-one pricing special, including the range fee. The Handgun Carry Permit class will be held beginning at 8 a.m., Saturday, July 16, on the Hardin Valley Campus, 10915 Hardin Valley Road.
The non-credit course is being offered through Pellissippi State’s Business and Community Services Division. Space is limited.
In order to enroll in the course, participants must first complete an online state application at https://apps.tn.gov/handgun/. To register, participants should then call Business and Community Services at 865-539-7167 and provide the confirmation number(s) that will be given to them by the state. One person must call BCS and register both attendees simultaneously in order for the class’s special two-for-one rate to apply.
The course will cover basic knowledge of handgun parts and their functions; firearm operation, safety, cleaning and storage and the legal responsibilities of firearm owners. Participants will complete exercises at a designated off-campus firing range. Participants must supply their own gun and ammunition. The course instructor is certified both as a firearms instructor with the National Rifle Association and as a handgun instructor with the state of Tennessee.
Those who satisfactorily complete the eight-hour course can apply for a state carry permit. Completion of this or another training course is required before applying for a Tennessee handgun carry permit.
For more information, visit www.pstcc.edu/bcs or call 865-539-7167. The BCS website lists updated class schedules and information on new course offerings. To request accommodations for a disability at this event, contact the executive director of Equity and Compliance at 865-539-7401 or email@example.com.