Online Training



Virginia Concealed Handgun Permit


Virginia CHP

4 Hours

Virginia allows residents of Virginia to take their qualifying concealed carry safety course online pursuant to 18.2-308.02 (B)(7) of The Code of Virginia. Our course meets the Virginia educational requirements needed to apply for your concealed handgun permit. You must submit your certificate of completion from our course with your application at your local circuit court.

DCJS Approved Courses


Elibility Enroll

01I – Security Officer Core Subjects In-Service

4 Hours

An unarmed security officer/courier means any person who performs the functions of observation, detection, reporting, or notification of appropriate authorities or designated agents regarding persons or property on the premises that individual is contracted to protect, and who does not carry or have access to a firearm in the performance of their duties.


02I – Private Investigator In-Service

8 Hours

A private investigator means any individual who engages in the business of, or accepts employment to, make investigations to obtain information on crimes or civil wrongs; the location, disposition, or recovery of stolen property; the cause of accidents, fires, damages, or injuries to persons or to property; or evidence to be used before any court, board, officer, or investigative committee.


06I – Special Conservator of the Peace In-Service

8 Hours

A special conservator of the peace means any individual appointed by the circuit court pursuant to § 19.2-13 of the Code of Virginia on or after September 15, 2004, to perform only those powers, functions, duties and responsibilities authorized within such geographic limitations as the court may deem appropriate.


13I – General Instructor In-Service

4 Hours

The DCJS approved training alternative for the General Instructor Development Course is for individuals who will teach at least one DCJS course for a certified training school. The General Instructor Development In-Service Course is for those who currently have their Instructor Certification and want to renew it.


14I – Firearms Instructor In-Service

4 Hours

The DCJS approved training alternative for the Firearms Instructor Development Course is for individuals who will teach at least one DCJS firearms endorsement course for a certified training school. The Firearms Instructor Development In-Service Course is for those who currently have their Instructor Certification and want to renew it. You must contact the CCJA office to schedule range re-qualification after completion of online training. This satisfies the classroom portion of course only.


25I – Locksmith In-Service

4 Hours

A locksmith is any individual who performs locksmith services, or advertises or represents to the general public that the individual is a locksmith even if the specific term locksmith is substituted with any other term by which a reasonable person could construe that the individual possesses special skills relating to locks or locking devices. This includes words such as lock technician, lockman, safe technician, safeman, boxman, unlocking technician, lock installer, lock opener, physical security technician, or similar descriptions.


30I – Electronic Security Core Subjects In-Service

4 Hours

An electronic security sales representative means an individual who sells electronic security equipment on behalf of an electronic security business to the end user. An electronic security technician means an individual who installs, services, maintains or repairs electronic security equipment. An electronic security technician's assistant means an individual who works as a laborer under the supervision of the electronic security technician in the course of their normal duties, but who may not make connections to any electronic security equipment. A central station dispatcher means an individual who monitors burglar alarm signal devices, burglar alarms or any other electrical, mechanical or electronic device used to prevent or detect burglary, theft, shoplifting, pilferage or similar losses; to prevent or detect intrusion; or primarily to summon aid for other emergencies.


32I – Personal Protection Specialist In-Service

8 Hours

A personal protection specialist is any individual who engages in the duties of providing close protection from bodily harm to any person.

  • 540-322-3000
  • 56 Joseph Mills Drive Suite 100
  • Fredericksburg, Va 22408