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.
Saturday and Sunday,
8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., $275
Homeland Security Training Center (HTC)
2017 Course Dates:
- November 18 and 19
- December 2 and 3
- January 6 and 7, 2018
- February 10 and 11, 2018
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.
Optional Service: To ease the application process, electronic fingerprints and a digital photo will be offered to participants for $60 (cash only and paid to the vendor providing the service).
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.