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Weekday Illinois Concealed Carry Classes

Our price includes range fee and the 2 day classes.

Duration: 8 hour 2 days Tuedays & Wednesday 8:30am - 5pm



Date Location Class Size Class Time Instructor Availability
Register Now December 6 Tuesday
2 Day Class
Schaumburg, IL
1 - 12 Students 8:30am - 5pm Carl Traub Space Available
Register Now December 20 Tuesday
2 Day Class
Schaumburg, IL
1 - 12 Students 8:30am - 5:00pm Carl Traub Space Available
Register Now January 10 Tuesday
2 Day Class
Schaumburg, IL
1 - 12 Students 8:30am - 5pm Carl Traub Space Available
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This is a TWO-DAY course. Day 2 of the class will take place on the next calendar day and is included with the price of this registration.

This course is needed to obtain your Illinois Concealed Carry License (CCL). You will need a total of 16 hours of instruction to obtain your license. With 16 hours of hands-on classroom and range time included, this course meets all the requirements of Firearms Concealed Carry Act.

This class meets from 8:30 am to 5 pm on Tuesday and Wednesday at our Training Academy located at 1305 Remington Rd Suite G Schaumburg, Illinois 60173  (Approximately twenty minutes from downtown Chicago). The morning session of the class on Sunday will be held at Gat Guns to complete the live-fire qualification which is located at GAT Guns, 970 Dundee Ave, East Dundee, IL 60118 approximately fifteen to twenty minutes from the classroom.

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Topics Covered

  • Developing a personal and home protection plan to keep your family safe
  • Conflict avoidance and why it’s so important
  • Homeland Security’s color codes of situational awareness (white, yellow, orange, and red)
  • Mental exercises to prepare for deadly encounters
  • Firearm safety training covering the 4 universal safety rules
  • Proper loading and unloading of a semi-automatic and a revolver
  • Safely taking your semi-automatic and revolver apart for proper cleaning
  • Selecting your concealed carry handgun and ammunition
  • Proper grip and trigger control to shoot accurately
  • Defensive shooting (you’re moving and shooting at a moving target) vs. marksmanship shooting (you’re stationary and shooting at a piece of paper)
  • Reasonable force and the use of deadly force
  • Understanding the use of force continuum for a Civilian
  • Defending your family, home, and property against potential threats
  • Understanding how your mind reacts under stress through fight or flight
  • The physiological reactions associated with extreme stress and how it forces our bodies to react. Fine motor skills vs. gross motor skills
  • The immediate aftermath of a critical incident and rendering first aid to yourself and the offender.
  • How do we interact with the police after a self-defense shooting and what should we tell them?
  • Different holster positions and carry options for your concealed carry gun
  • Gun belts, gun lights and gun lasers
  • Properly and safely conducting dry fire exercises at home
  • Practical drills drawing your handgun from underneath a sweatshirt/shirt and button down/zippered shirt/jacket
  • Self-defense firearms training-understanding and clearing semi-automatic level 1 (misfire), level 2 (stove pipe), and level 3 (double feed) malfunction drills
  • After you stop the threat drills: Track the offender to the ground, scan for other targets, then move offline to safety
  • Defensive moving and shooting drills using our laser guns and targets to gauge your progress
  • Tactical shooting drills and live fire qualification at the range with your Illinois State Police approved Instructors Joe and Terry
  • Handgun and ammunition selection for personal protection and home defense
  • New carry and conceal laws for your permit to carry a concealed weapon
  • How to apply online for your Illinois concealed carry permit. 5-year permit has a state fee of $150
  • As you can see, this class is very informative and will open your eyes to the importance of receiving proper firearms training. It’s all packed into our 16-hour Illinois Concealed Carry Class which is a must if you will be carrying a firearm to protect you and your family.

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Expectations and Outcomes

At the completions of this course you will receive a certificate, that will allow you to apply for your Illinois Concealed Carry License and Florida permit.

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CCW, USCCA Courses

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Documentation Requirements

A State ID or your FOID Card.

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  • You are at least 21 years old.
  • You are able to obtain a FOID card.
  • You do not have 2 or more violations related to driving while under the influence of alcohol.
  • You are not subject to any pending arrest warrants, prosecution or proceeding for an offense.
  • You have not been in residential or court-ordered treatment for alcoholism, alcohol detoxification.
  • You may be eligible if you satisfy all of above and no objections are filed by law enforcement.

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