Instruction on each class that will run two days from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. will include weapons handling, holstering and re-holstering, safely loading and unloading the firearm, and live-fire qualifications. Instructors are current or retired police officers and have been approved by the Illinois State Police. Live-fire qualifications will take place off campus at a designated firing range.
Illinois Concealed Carry Certification Class Schedule, SWIC Belleville Campus: March 22-23, April 5-6, April 10-11, April 17-18; SWIC Sam Wolf Granite City Campus: March 29-30.
The cost of the class is $185 and each session will be limited to 25 students. Every student will need a valid FOID card; driver’s license (must be 21 or older); handgun, holster and at least 50 rounds of factory ammunition; eye and ear protection; and a baseball-style hat.