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USCCA Instructor Certification

Duration: 16 hours classroom, 2 hours range time



Dave Ritchie

Instructor Bio

Date Location Class Size Class Time Instructor Availability
Register Now October 21 Saturday
2 Day Class
Mt. Airy, MD
2 - 8 Students 9:00 am - 5:00 pm Dave Ritchie Space Available target icon


Upon successfully completing this course, you will become USCCA Certified Instructor, uniquely authorized to teach the USCCA course, Concealed Carry and Home Defense Fundamentals. This course has become the gold standard across the United States for law abiding Americans seeking to obtain their concealed carry permit. As a USCCA certified instructor, you will be trained and equipped to provide world-class instruction to students. You will have access to our world class classroom materials (including a full set of PowerPoint presentations and classroom videos). 

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Topics Covered

During this two-day training course, you’ll be taught by a USCCA Training Counselor on a number of valuable topics, including: The top ten instructor mistakes, and how to avoid them; teaching best practices; and running a safe live fire range. You’ll also have a chance to demonstrate your knowledge of the USCCA training material through seven short presentations to a group of your peers, as well as running a live fire range, guiding your peers through the safe completion of the USCCA course of fire. 

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Expectations and Outcomes

After completion of this course, you’ll not only be intimately familiar with the USCCA training methodology and materials, you’ll be a far better instructor and presenter, regardless of the topic of choice. Prior to the class, you must complete the corresponding eLearning. After passing the class, you will be sent an instructor shirt and toolkit. 

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Instructor Training Courses, USCCA Courses

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Documentation Requirements

Please email the Training Counselor a paragraph or 2 on why you want to be an instructor and your firearms background.
this can be done after registration.

Registration link:

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ammunition (100 rounds)
magazines (2-3)
range bag or case for handgun
Pen and notepad