9-15-2023 **NJPTC Qualification & Firearms Training on private range – Contact us at [email protected]

Pistol Qualifications for NJ Carry Permit NJPTC (NJ Permit to Carry) CCARE PROTOCOL ** 9-15-2023**

Civilian Carry Assessment and Range Evaluation (CCARE) protocol.
This live-range training replaces the Permit to Carry Safe Handling and Proficiency Qualification protocol (HQC2-
modified) issued on July 21, 2023, and is the required range component pursuant to N.J.S.A. 2C:58-4(g).
All certified firearms instructors in NJ shall now instruct on the CCARE protocol.
As for individuals who completed firearms training prior to July 1, 2023, and whose permit to carry does not
expire until after December 22, 2023, they must re-qualify on the CCARE protocol or the HQC2-modified protocol
issued on July 21, 2023. An individual who completed a course of fire prior to the issuance of the CCARE Protocol
is deemed to have satisfied N.J.S.A. 2C:58-4(g)(2) if and only if the prior course included each of the following:

A minimum of 50 scored rounds per participant.
Minimum passage score of 80% using an FBI type Q target.
At least 10 rounds must be from the 15, 10, 7, 5, and 3 yard lines each, or if fewer rounds were fired
from those distances, the remaining rounds must have been fired from greater distances.
With cover garment, The participant must demonstrate safe holstering and unholstering during the shooting course, which
must include safely drawing the weapon from a secured holster before firing at each of the required
distances and re-holstering after completing the round.
 The participant must demonstrate proficient and safe reloading during the shooting course.
No substantially similar courses completed after the CCARE Protocol is issued will be accepted

This is for informational use only, S.W.A.T. FIREARMS is not responsible for whether or not you receive a permit to carry. 

You will need a Cover garment ( shirt/jacket, etc) for this course.

If you have never drawn a firearm from holster before, please advise prior, as you may need to take a holster course prior to the permit testing process. This will be at a separate time and will not be done at the qualification test.

The test is not a training course.

Payment is due prior to session starting.

Safe handling, proper loading/ unloading, concealed holster carry draw and live fire. This is required for NJPTC qualifications as per 9/15/23 NJPTC CCARE. The course of fire (50 rounds) & Use of Force.

NJ CCARE Use of Force Packet and all the safety protocols process before any live fire starts.

To achieve a Passing score of 80% Proficiency, participant must place a minimum of 40 shots within the FBI Q target silhouette to be awarded a qualification sheet. This is not negotiable.

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Links below are from the New Jersey State Police for the needed PDF forms & Directions.