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Illinois Conceal Carry 16 hours


Duration: 16 hours



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In applying for and receiving a license to carry a concealed weapon for lawful self-defense, you are undertaking a great responsibility. Those who are choosing to arm themselves with weapons should, therefore, be armed also with the most indispensable weapon of all – knowledge. Illinois Firearms Safety Academy is dedicated to providing the knowledge and training necessary to help you avoid becoming an inadvertent law breaker this course leads to an Illinois Concealed Carry Training Class Certificate of the required subjects, to obtain your Illinois Concealed Carry License (CCW) from the State Of Illinois. This is a 16 hour immersion class. We will present all of the requirements to obtain your Illinois Concealed Carry License, including how to properly carry, handle, store and use a firearm. The class will emphasize situation awareness, escape and evasion of possibly dangerous situations and the skills needed to prevail when you have no choice but to defend yourself or your loved ones and Federal Laws Relating to the Ownership, Storage, Carry and Transportation of a Firearm.

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Topics Covered

  • The Firearm Concealed Carry Act
  • Justifiable Use of Deadly Force
  • Unlawful Use of a Weapon
  • How to draw your gun from a holster quickly and safely
  • What type of ammunition / gun is best to defend yourself
  • The various options on how to conceal your gun
  • When to shoot and when not to shoot
  • How to shoot without taking the time to use the sights
  • Much more…

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Expectations and Outcomes

With completion of this course you will receive a certificate used to apply for your Illinois Conceal Carry Permit.

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Basic, CCW

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Documentation Requirements

Valid Illinois FOID and or Drivers License

The instructor requires a copy of your driver's license once you register.

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2nd day of class you will need your firearms and 60 rounds of ammo.