We only require a permit to carry concealed. No class of any kind is required to obtain this permit. $10 and a simple application to the Sheriff's office will get you a permit in the mail within 2 weeks, provided you pass the background check.
Further, we are moving away from requiring a permit at all, to carry concealed or otherwise (link). Permits will still be available so that citizens may take advantage or reciprocity laws with other states.
We view the right to carry a firearm anywhere in public as fundamental a right as religion and speech.
However, we also honor the concern over untrained persons carrying a lethal weapon. Our compromise, therefore, is to add basic gun safety as part of the mandatory highschool curriculum; a class taught by law local enforcement which would cover law, maintenance and basic marksmanship, to include range qualification.
The end result would be a trained citizen lawfully enjoying their right to carry without be infringed upon by permit requirements. Both sides of the issue would get everything they want.