CWP For Retired law enforcement and Military

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Class Description

The SC CWP (Concealed Weapons Permit) class for Retired Law Enforcement and Military was developed by Instructor Tina Perrone and is a SLED approved curriculum that meets all of requirements to apply for the Open Carry with Training and Concealed Weapons Permit. This is a half day of instruction and includes the 50-question written exam.

Retired Law Enforcement Officers and Military are exempt from the shooting proficiency test if they can provide the following documentation:

Retired Law Enforcement officers must provide proof of retired benefits/pension documentation and Out-of-state retired Law Enforcement officers (or those whose certification has expired) must submit proof of graduation from a federal or state academy that included firearms training as a graduation requirement.

Retired or former military applicants must show proof of their DD214.

The curriculum will cover the following topics:


  • Storage and Locking Devices
  • Nomenclature of a Revolver
  • Nomenclature of a Semi-automatic Pistol
  • Semi-Automatic Pistol Action Types
  • Cycle of Operation
  • Ammunition And Malfunctions
  • Care and Maintenance of Firearms
  • Firearm Manipulation
  • Shooting Fundamentals
  • Range Terminology
  • Handgun Holsters and Retention
  • South Carolina Handgun Laws and Use of Force

The student is mandated by SLED to complete a 50-question exam test and pass with a minimum standard of 70% in order to be eligible to apply for a Concealed Weapons Permit (CWP).

Students will need the following items:

  • Proof of retired credentials as listed above
    Hydration and lunch


TMP Firearms, LLC will provide the following:

  • CWP application and Checklist
  • Waiver of liability form
  • Classroom/bathroom

Cost: $50.00 per person