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CA Initial CCW 16 hr. 2-Day Course (Location: North Highlands - The Gun Range)



CCW - CARRY CONCEALED WEAPON COURSE

For general information on the CCW permit process and to start an online application with the sheriff, read our CCW FAQ page.  You should have already started your application with the county sheriff and have had your initial interview in most cases, before taking this course.

SACRAMENTO, SAN JOAQUIN, and YOLO Counties 16-HOUR CONCEALED CARRY HANDGUN COURSE

Location:  This Course will be at The Gun Range in North Highlands (3479 Orange Grove Ave) 

    NOTE:
If you have never used the Gun Range facility to shoot, you must register on the terminals at the entrance before you can shoot your qualification - you can do this during the morning break and lunch. 

Advanced Online Registration is REQUIRED as seating is limited.

Course Overview:

  • Introduction
  • Firearms – types and function
  • Ammunition
  • Firearms Safety
  • Revolver – in detail
  • Autoloading pistol – in detail
  • Shooting fundamentals
  • Selecting a pistol for self defense
  • Self defense alternatives
  • Personal protection
  • California & Federal gun laws
  • Legal overview – use of deadly force
  • Range – live firing – qualification
    • Sacramento County - all stages are timed fire - three magazines per semi-auto gun and two speed loaders or speed strips per revolver
    • Yolo and San Joaquin County - two magazines per semi-auto gun and a speed loader or speed strip for revolvers
  • Review
  • Written test

Materials Furnished:

  • Targets
  • Range fee for qualification

Students Must Bring:
  • Eye and Ear Protection
  • All firearms that will be listed on the CCW permit for range qualification (currently this is limited to three handguns for most counties)
  • All ammunition required for qualification:
    • Sacramento - 50 rounds per gun
    • Yolo and San Joaquin - 30 rounds per gun
  • Magazines / Speed Loaders:
    • Sacramento - Three magazines per semi-auto gun and two speed loaders/strips per revolver
    • Yolo and San Joaquin - Two magazines per semi-auto gun and a speed loader per revolver
  • Additional ammunition and range fee on Saturday if you wish to practice prior to qualification on Sunday

Other Course Information:

Location: The Gun Range, 3479 Orange Grove Ave, North Highlands (Watt and I-80)
  • Minimum Age Requirement:  21 years or older
  • No open toed shoes on range
  • No loaded guns in the classroom
  • Recommend no loose or low cut blouses or shirts while shooting

FEE: $199


Advanced Online Registration is REQUIRED as seating is limited

 
Materials Included:
Does not include lunch - there will be a lunch break both days
Requirements:
Must be 21 years of age. Note: Range Practice on Saturday is at the student's expense if you want to practice. New Course of Fire: - For Sacramento County - All qualification stages are timed fire and you will need three magazines per semi-auto gun and two speed loaders or speed strips per revolver. - For all other counties - qualification is not timed and you will need two magazines per semi-auto gun and a speed loader for each revolver.

CA Initial CCW 16 hr. 2-Day Course (Location: North Highlands - The Gun Range)

Cost:
$ 199.00
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