Michael Black

Mike Black, Conceal Carry Instructor

Michael Black

18 Years Instructing

Phone: 618 339 3114

Background: Civilian, Law Enforcement, Former Law Enforcement, Instructor, First Responder (Fire / EMS), Gov’t Employee / Contractor

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About Mike Black, Conceal Carry Instructor

I started being a firearms instructor in 1988.  I became certified though the Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board.  My primary instruction at the time was as a range instructor with the Illinois Dept. of Corrections.  I was certified to instruct handgun, rifle and shotgun. I was appointed as the institutions Tactical Unit Commander.  I trained with Defense Technology in less than lethal munitions and Chemical Agents.  I was also a tactical unit instructor.  As Tactical unit Commander, I was also in charge of the Tactical Rescue Team, training in hostage rescue and building assaults.  In 2008, I took over all employee training and became the facilities Training Coordinator.  Part of those duties included being the facilities Range Master.  I also attended Glock Instructor School and was part of a glock transition team for the department.  I retired in 2013 and started using my credentials to instruct Illinois Conceal Carry.

Courses Taught

CCW, Basic, Intermediate, Advanced, Women's Only Courses

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Certifications

Illinois Conceal Carry Instructor Certified through the Illinois State Police
Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board

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Policies

Cancellation Policy

Deposit is non refundable but may used for the next scheduled class if 72 hour notification is given
Deposit is non fefundable on a no call/no show

Reschedule Policy

If a deposit was paid for a previous class and the student had to cancel for personal reasons, it may be applied for a rescheduled class