Concealed Carry with Confidence

This two-day concealed carry class results in completion of the state of Illinois requirements to apply for a concealed carry permit. Use of the state-of-the-art  Homeland Security Training Center includes the range and an advanced shooter decision making simulator.  Hours: 18 

Saturday and Sunday,
8 a.m. to 5 p.m., $275
Homeland Security Training Center (HTC)

2018 Course Dates:

  • August 25 and 26 (Women Only)
  • September 8 and 9
  • October 27 and 28
  • November 17 and 18
  • December 8 and 9

2019 Course Dates:

  • January 26 and 27
  • February 23 and 24
  • March 30 and 31
  • April 27 and 28


Tuition: $275


Program Information:

During this exclusive two-day, 18-hour course you will not only satisfy the legal requirements set forth by the Concealed Carry Act, but through the use of a state-of-the-art concealed carry firearm simulator and the Multiple Integrated Laser Engagement System (MILES) inside the four-dimensional immersion "street scene" within the Robert J. Miller Homeland Security Education Center, you will gain crucial real-world experience, decision-making skills and abilities you need to carry your firearm confidently and responsibly. 

Lead by Certified Concealed Carry instructor and distinguished firearm expert Michelle Quesada, this class will provide you with knowledge and training in:

  • Firearm safety
  • Basic principles of marksmanship
  • Simulator decision-making scenarios and discussion
  • Care, cleaning, loading and unloading of a concealable firearm
  • State and federal laws relating to ownership, storage, carry and transport of a firearm
  • Weapon handling and legal qualification

Please note: To attend this class, you must be 21 or over, currently possess a valid Firearm Owner Identification card, a valid Illinois state I.D. or Driver's License, be allowed by state and federal law to legally possess a firearm and be physically capable of safely and effectively operating a firearm.

Handguns are not allowed on COD's campus. Do not bring your firearm or any ammunition to class.


Register for class through MyAccess

Concealed Carry


Concealed Carry Class at COD

The Homeland Security Training Center opened its doors last October. CNTV Reporter, Alex Bruzek had a chance to sit in on the concealed carry class offered at the college to see one of the many programs the newest addition to the COD campus had to offer.

Homeland Security Training Institute at College of DuPage

425 Fawell Blvd.

Glen Ellyn IL 60137

(630) 942-2183

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