Become a Certified USCCA Instructor

US Concealed Carry Association
Instructor Certification Class

Become a USCCA Instructor

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Quality Textbook that Students Actually Want

Become one of the few USCCA Certified Instructors

Stand Out From Your Competition

Create Your Own Course of Fire for the Range

Print Your Own Certificates

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USCCA Instructor Certification Class

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$597 Class Tuition (Per Student)

US Concealed Carry Association

Concealed Carry and Home Defense Fundamentals Instructor Class

  • Lunch


  • Coffee

  • Must purchase the Instructor Toolkit prior to the classroom portion

    Call the USCCA to purchase at 877-577-4800

    Give them the Training Counselor Number 549714

  • 2 Days of Classroom Instruction

What to bring?

  • Good attitude
  • Pen
  • Pistol and ammo
  • Textbook (from instructor toolkit)
  • Snacks

USCCA Instructor for CCW Classes

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Topics Covered in USCCA Concealed Carry and Home Defense Fundamentals Class


Self-Defense Firearm Basics

Universal safety rules

Clearing a semi-automatic

Clearing a revolver

Defining a gun’s action

Understanding revolvers

Understanding semi-automatics

Modern, striker-fired handguns

Understanding magazines

Selecting a handgun

Ammunition components

Ammunition care and storage

Defensive Shooting Fundamentals

Defensive Shooting versus marksmanship

Proper grip

Shooting platform

Aligning the muzzle to the target

Unsighted fire, point shooting

Flash sight picture

Sighted fire

Trigger control

The Legal Use of Force

Defining the legal use of force

Defining reasonable force

Defining deadly force

Defining when reasonable force ends and deadly force begins

Detailed definitions of deadly force rules including scenarios

What prosecutors will want to know

Defending the home

Defending property

Michigan CPL reciprocity

Encounters with law enforcement

Civil liability

State-Specific Laws

Specially designed for each state

How to get your CCW in the state

Laws regarding carry in your state

Pistol-free zones

CCW Application Process

Disclosure to a peace officer and other requirements

Alcohol and your CCW (laws and penalties)

This is all available free from the USCCA for your presentation

Violent Encounters and Their Aftermath

Understanding fight or flight

Effects of adrenaline and endorphines

Recognizing a threat

Issuing commands and evaluating options

When we’re left with no other choice

When the right to use deadly force ends

The immediate aftermath

Phone calls to make

When the police arrive

Statement to the police

During and after your arrest

Gear and Gadgets

Gear and gadgets introduction

Hip holsters

Paddle holsters

Pocket holsters

Inside the waistband holsters

Tactical flashlights

Gun safes and storage

Basic and Advanced Skills

Creating a training program

Dry firing

Fundamental drill discussion

Discussion of what’s next

Closing thoughts


Take visual test

Grade test as a group

Discuss why answers are correct or incorrect

Ensure student understanding

Practical Shooting

Fundamentals of marksmanship

1 on 1 coaching

Aimed shooting

Point shooting

Practicing safety fundamentals

Process to Become USCCA Certified Instructor

Buy the Instructor Toolkit

  • Includes 10 copies of Concealed Carry and Home Defense Fundamentals textbook
  • All powerpoints
  • Classroom Poster
  • 10 copies of Concealed Carry Magazine
  • USCCA instructor hat
  • USCCA instructor polo shirt
  • Must purchase from USCCA by Clicking Here

Take the Online Portion of the Class

  • Available once you purchase the Instructor Toolkit
  • Takes 8 hours
  • It is basically the whole Concealed Carry and Home Defense Fundamentals class
  • Training Counselor will have to verify your completion prior to the date of class

Attend the Classroom Instructor Training

  • 2 Days
  • Price includes lunch & range fees
  • Upon completion, you leave with your USCCA Certified Instructor credentials