Concealed Carry Weapon Course- California & Utah

Concealed Carry Weapon Course- California & Utah

Concealed Carry Weapon Courses – California & Utah

California CCW Permit Course for El Dorado County and Sacramento County Residents

El Dorado county is not only a great place to live.  It’s also one of the best counties in California for obtaining a CCW permit.
Our Official Eight Hour CCW Course:
  • is approved by the El Dorado County Sheriff’s office and
  • covers everything that you need to know in order to safely, legally, comfortably and effectively carry a concealed firearm in California.
  • NEW applicant instruction totals 8 hours and is for El Dorado County residents only
  • For Sacramento County residents we offer RENEWAL course only .

After you complete your training, you will receive a Concealed Carry Handgun Firearm Training and Gun Safety Check Form to submit along with your application for the CCW.  Click on the links for the El Dorado County Sheriff’s CCW ONLINE APPLICATION.


Each applicant must
1. Be at least 21 years old at time of applying for permit
2. Bring a valid California ID showing your residence address in El Dorado or Sacramento County
  • The registration fee for the 8 hour NEW El Dorado County applicant course is $149, (INCLUDES RANGE)
  • The price for the 4 hour El Dorado County RENEWAL applicant course is $99 (NO RANGE REQUIRED)
  • The Price for the 8 hour Sacramento County RENEWAL applicant course is $149 (INCLUDES RANGE)
  • Get legal in over 30 states with the UTAH CCW.  Offered during same class time as California CCW course.
  • NEW & RENEWAL applicants must submit ALL firearms to instructor for inspection to be listed on permit (El Dorado County up to 9/ Sacramento County up to 3).
  • No personal firearms or ammo into classroom (except LE/CCW). Instructors will announce when to bring UNLOADED handguns in for inspection.
  • NEW APPLICANT ONLY – Live Fire Range Time is an integral part of the 8 hour course time. Range fee is included in the registration fee. Weather conditions may affect our ability to use the outdoor shooting area on the scheduled course day.  Should weather be inclement, we will arrange other range time. Bring at least 50 rounds of ammunition for your firearm.  If you do not have a firearm, we will have 22lr/9mm/40sw handguns for you to use but we require you to purchase ammunition from Sierra Shield on the day of course to use in our free loaner handguns. Advise instructor prior to the start of class if you need to use a loaner firearm.
  • For student safety and in order to insure adequate seat availability, all courses are by RESERVATION only. Due to limited seating, all course payments are NON-REFUNDABLE,  replacement course date at no additional charge. Call (530-387-0110) or visit us to reschedule course dates
Course Registration is EZ
  1. Select the correct course and date on the Training Courses below, then click the BUY NOW button below, you will be on the PayPal site and can complete your registration.  A PayPal account is NOT required.  If you do not have a PayPal account or if you do not wish to use PayPal account for payment, you may pay with any debit or credit card.  To use a non-PayPal payment option, select the “Pay with debit or credit card” option in the lower right area of PayPal site.
  2. Be sure to include your contact phone number and enter the exact name and spelling that matches your California Drivers License so that your Concealed Carry Handgun Firearm Training and Gun Safety Check Form can be prepared properly.





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UTAH CCW Permit adds 30+ states  

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