Concealed Carry, Notary, and PI Classes this Month

The Corporate College Division of South Louisiana Community College will be offering exam prep classes for private investigator and notary public along with a Louisiana Concealed Carry and Basic Pistol Safety course beginning July 21 at the Lafayette Campus.

The Private Investigator Exam Prep course will be held July 21 – 30. In this class, participants will learn how information is gathered and used in the investigative process, obtain basic investigative skills; and prepare for the Private Investigator Exam. Classes are held Fridays from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The total course time is 40 hours and costs $350.

The Louisiana Concealed Carry and Basic Pistol Safety class will be held Saturday, July 22 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. This course consists of eight hours of training including range time. Upon completion, applicants are qualified to apply for a Louisiana Concealed Weapons permit. The cost of the course includes a learner’s packet through the National Rifle Association, application for permit, Notary fee and lunch. The fee for the course is $185. A firearm and ammunition for the course can be furnished for an additional $30.

The Notary Public Exam Prep class will be held Wednesdays from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. from August 2 to November 29. This course is designed as a supplement in preparing to take the Notary Public examination by providing a study of the Official Louisiana Study Guide. Students will learn the skills necessary to pass the Louisiana Statewide Notary Exam. This course covers the unique system of law and courts in our state, as well as, basic notarial functions, such as drafting donations, acts of sale, contracts, conveyances of real property, testaments, small successions, and business entities. The fee for this course is $499.

To register, visit and follow the links. For more information, call (337) 373-5105.



South Louisiana Community College is a comprehensive community college that operates campuses in Abbeville, Crowley, Franklin, Lafayette, New Iberia, Opelousas, St. Martinville, and Ville Platte. The college serves more than 13,000 students annually and offers an array of academic programs. Students earn associate degrees, technical diplomas, certificates, and industry-based certifications. It is ranked 14th among the Top 100 Associate Degree Producers as determined by Community College Week.