In Person: The USCCA offers an industry-leading proprietary curriculum taught through in-person training classes. These classes are led by thousands of trained and certified instructors across the country. The USCCA Training site is a resource to help you find firearms training classes near you to get you physically prepared. Many classes follow your state's requirements for you to get your concealed carry permit. You don’t need to be a member to sign up for a class.
Virtual: The online training in Protector Academy that accompanies your USCCA Membership is carefully crafted to seamlessly fit into your daily life. We’ve developed qualification courses, guides and videos with top trainers in the industry, as well as helpful guides that can help transform you into a more skilled marksman, a more situationally-aware citizen and a better-prepared protector. Easily access them all digitally through your home computer, tablet or smartphone by logging into your USCCA account.
Combination: Qualifications in Protector Academy, included with USCCA Membership, will take your firearms and defensive capabilities to the next level. Our easy-to-use learning management system will allow you to train at your convenience and in the comfort of your own home. When it’s time to expand your training at a LIVE gun range, your USCCA training will ensure you’ve got the foundation you need for success.
The USCCA has provided class curriculum, trained and certified thousands of instructors both independent and at ranges across the country. The USCCA Training site is a resource to help you find firearms training classes near you. Many classes follow your state's requirements for you to get your concealed carry permit. You don’t need to be a member to sign up for a class.
Instructor Certification: The USCCA trains certified concealed carry instructors and provides them with the resources to teach students the USCCA curriculum. Simply search the USCCA Training site to find a concealed carry class near you and to get more information on how to join our incredible team of concealed carry instructors.
Certifications of Completion: The USCCA trains certified concealed carry instructors across the nation, and is proud to connect you to those instructors to help you fulfill criteria that your state may require in order for you to apply for a CCW permit. Simply search the USCCA Training site to find a concealed carry class near you, or to learn how to join our incredible team of concealed carry instructors.
No. However, in order to keep a record of the class you attend, you’ll need to create a free USCCA account or log into your already existing USCCA account when you register for a class. Search for a training class near you, find the date and class you desire, and follow the prompts when you click “Register.”
Class cost varies by instructor and by market, however, classes to become a Certified USCCA Instructor have a $597.00 minimum.
Yes, in most cases. Distribution of certificates are determined by the instructor.
In-person training is face-to-face with an instructor and often involves range time and live fire. It is vital to regularly practice live fire training as it is a perishable skill.
Protector Academy is member-only virtual training done through interactive courses and videos. This type of training can be done in your own home and at your own pace. It can also be combined with in-person training to achieve USCCA Qualifications. Become a USCCA member to access Protector Academy.
We offer training courses that meet state requirements for their training but we do not issue the permit. We can help you find a class and walk you through all of the steps necessary to get your permit.
Your registration confirmation email will have your instructor’s contact information so you can reach out with additional questions.
You can also search the USCCA Training Site’s list of instructors to find their profile page and contact information.
If you cannot attend a class you registered for, contact your instructor to ask about their cancellation/rescheduling policy.
No, instructors set the prices of their classes independently from USCCA Membership.