Education & Advanced Training
Concealed Weapon Classes/NRA First Steps Course
At The Armories, we take great pride in firearm safety and assisting our customers acquire their Florida Concealed Weapons Permit. We are excited to offer the NRA Basic Pistol Certification on a monthly basis at our Winter Garden Location. Please see the calendar below for upcoming classes.
- Starting January 2016, Concealed Weapons Classes will be given twice a month. Check the calendar below for details and reserve your spot today!.
- Have a group of 6 or more? Let us know what day and time works for your group and we will be happy to accommodate you!
*NRA First Steps class or equivalent is required before attending any advanced training. Please provide a copy of your certificate when registering.
How long does it take to get my Florida Concealed Weapons Permit?
The Florida Department of Agriculture is the issuing authority of Concealed Weapons Permits. The wait time varies depending on the volume of applicants. For a current wait time quote, you can contact the FDOA at 407-888-8700
How long is the class?
This depends on class size and participation. We do our best to ensure that every student has a through understanding of firearm safety, functionality and marksmanship. Allotted time is 4 hours, however, some take longer and some are shorter.
Where do you hold the class?
The Armory Winter Garden 13023 W Colonial Dr. WInter Garden, Florida 34787
Do I need to bring a gun?
No. A firearm and ammunition are included in the price of the class!
Is there an extra charge for range fees, and/or safety equipment?
No. This is also included in the price of the class!
How much is the class?
While we believe that you can not put a price on firearm safety, the cost of the class is only $100.
Once I have taken the class, how do I apply with the State of Florida for the license?
The method that we recommend to all of our customers is to call the FDOA and set an appointment. This has proven to be the most efficient way to apply. You can call 407-888-8700 to set your appointment.