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CA Initial CCW 16-hour 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 or chief of police, and have had your initial interview in most cases, before taking this course.

SACRAMENTO, SAN JOAQUIN, PLACER, YOLO, and CONTRA COSTA Counties and CITIES of WEST SACRAMENTO, WINTERS, WOODLAND, RIPON 16-HOUR INITIAL CCW 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 using the QR Code 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 Safety
  • Ammunition
  • Firearms - Types and function
  • Revolver – in detail
  • Autoloading pistol – in detail
  • Shooting fundamentals
  • Selecting a pistol for self defense
  • Self defense alternatives
  • Cleaning and Safe Storage of firearms
  • Personal protection
  • Holster Types and Location, Advantages/Disadvantages
  • Drawing from Concealment
  • Scenarios
  • Dangers of Intervention
  • Weapon Inspections
  • Range – live firing – qualification - two magazines (three magazines recommended) per semi-auto and two speed loaders or speed strips per revolver
  • Legal overview - use of deadly force
  • Mental Health discussion
  • Gun Storage Requirements - DOJ Safety Device DB
  • California Laws and Insurance
  • Policy and Go No Go Locations
  • 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 - 50 rounds per gun
  • Magazines / Speed Loaders - two magazines per semi-auto (three magazines recommended) and two speed loaders/strips 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 - all guns must be checked by staff before entering classroom
  • Recommend no loose or low cut blouses or shirts while shooting

FEE: $225


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. Course of Fire: This will be the Sacramento County COF for all participants which requires 50 rounds per gun. All qualification stages are timed fire and you will need three magazines (two will work but three highly recommended) per semi-auto gun and two speed loaders or speed strips per revolver.

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

Cost:
$ 225.00
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