Homeland Protection Service

Homeland Protection Service

50 employees
12 years in business

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Welcome new shooter. Thank you for considering joining Homeland Protection Service & the NRA Virginia blended / “in-person”, CCW firearms training and safety course.

COURSE DESCRIPTION:  This fast paced, exciting and basic level class is a joint NRA and VA resident / non-resident, CCW blended / “in-person”, course. If you are a NRA new shooter, please complete the NRA online section first.   During this class you will learn handgun types, gun safety rules, handgun operation/nomenclature, stance/grip/aiming/trigger/breath, ammo/magazine parts/loading, malfunctions, cleaning storage.  You will prove shooting proficiency by shooting paper targets. You will receive a proficiency certificate to attached to your CCW application. Additionally, if you are taking this class as a non-resident of VA, you will receive a signed affidavit, 2 x 2 pictures, and be fingerprinted.   You must wear eye/ear protection, shoes, long pants, crewneck shirt while shooting on the range. 

REGISTRATION:   Unless taking this class for VA CCW only, to continue you must have already created an account on the NRA.  Go to “Your Learning Portal” and sign up and complete the NRA student self-learning part (online). https://nra.yourlearningportal.com/nra/user_login.aspx   

GENERAL: The Student Packet is your mandatory homework assignment and is credited time towards this 4/5-hour “in-person” state requirement.    As of 01/01/2021, this course satisfies the VA mandatory "in-person" firearms safety competency to obtain your Concealed Carry Weapon (CCW) certification. No longer is the VA accepting online learning.

TIME:  1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. (please arrive early)     

RANGE: Clark Brothers Gun Shop. 10016 James Madison Hwy, Warrenton, VA       

PHONE: (703) 088-1091  (instructor)   

CLASS: We will let you know where the classroom is at time of registration. 

WEATHER:  See local weather report online.   

PARKING:   In front of the range.  Lock your vehicle.

RESTROOM:  Inside gun store.           

ID:  Bring photo ID     

PAYMENT:  Collected BEFORE start of class

CAPACITY:  5 Students and 2 Instructors  

BRING: Student Packet and sign the Release and Disclosure attached

DRESS: See Student Packet Page #7 of the Student Packet    

FINGERPRINT:   On-Site same day (For non-resident only)   

PICTURE: On-Site same day  (For non-resident only)     

AFFIDAVIT: On-Site same day (For non-resident only)      

CERTIFICATE: Given on the range after you shoot.  Photos are optional     

GUNS/AMMO: Provided or bring your own. NO AMMO IN CLASSROOM     

HEARING: Bring foam earplugs or muffs - buy at the range also     

EYE: Prescription glasses OK, must-have eyewear (no sunglasses)     

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Centreville, VA 20120
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VA CCW “IN-PERSON” shooting class.  $125.00.  You will learn handgun types, gun safety rules, pistol operation/nomenclature/stance/grip/aiming/trigger/breath, ammo/magazine parts/loading, cleaning/safe storage.  You will demonstrate firearms proficiency for a VA CCW permit. You will receive a certificate. (703) 988-1091 [email protected]

What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?

Secret Service, federal Air Marshal, Immigration, NRA Firearms Instructor.

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