Illinois CCW

(3 customer reviews)


The Concealed Carry Weapons course is designed to satisfy the requirements to obtain a state of Illinois Concealed Carry permit. Your training will encompass both classroom and live fire training.


The Illinois CCW Course is a 16 hour course (9am-5pm each day) that meets the Illinois State Police requirements for the Illinois Concealed Carry Permit.  Upon completion of the course, students will receive a certificate which is required when applying for their Illinois Concealed Carry Permit.

Day 1:  (Approximately 8 hours) Learn the basic knowledge and skills of proper, safe gun handling and demonstrate while shooting, storing, cleaning and transporting a firearm, and have the proper attitude. Learn the fundamentals in marksmanship and ammunition identification.  Get firearms and range familiarization.

Day 2: Illinois State CCW Laws and Range Qualification Shoot (Approximately 8 hours)

Who Can Attend?

  • All US Citizens legally allowed to carry a firearm.
  • Students must also be at least 21 years old (unless accompanied by a guardian), and due to the Department of State ITAR regulations, tactical training is only available to US Citizens/Legal Residents.
  • You do not need to have a FOID card to take the class.

What Do You Need?

  • A quality semi-automatic pistol
  • No pocket guns (such as Ruger LCP or Keltec PF9, etc…)
  • A kydex-type holster affording trigger guard coverage (optional: a concealed holster affording adequate trigger guard coverage and retention)
  • At least 50 rounds of ammunition
  • Eye and ear protection
  • Pen and paper
  • A good attitude

An Important Note:

Qualification is on the morning of the 2nd day.  You do not need to bring a firearm, holster, ammunition, range bag, etc… on the first day.  No live firearms or ammunition is allowed in the classroom.

What is your cancellation policy?

  • Full refund: 61 or more days from the class
  • 50% refund: Between 31 and 60 days from the class
  • No refund: Within 30 days of the class

3 reviews for Illinois CCW

  1. Frank N

    Great class. Great instructor. Information learned was extremely relevant and important.

  2. Brett S

    Great class. Highly informative. Joe is an excellent instructor who cares about his vocation, his students and is notably comfortable in his own skin, which makes the attendee comfortable and eager to learn all the various aspects and responsibilities of having a CCL. Awesome!!!

  3. Martin A

    The course was very informative and the instructor was very knowledgeable on all topics.

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