Our CCW Classes
We cater to practical individuals who are serious about learning how to defend their own and their family's lives. We don't teach you how to carry a card; we teach you how to survive an encounter and its aftermath.
We offer CCW classes every Friday & Saturday and often in between! We're happy to add a class for a minimum of two students.
Classes must start promptly in order to get everyone out at a reasonable time. We strongly advise you to check our FAQs for further information on both the process and things you should bring to class.
Butte County Sheriff Kory Honea supports the 2nd Amendment and the arming of responsible, law-abiding citizens. Occasionally his office sends out procedural updates regarding CCW training in Butte County. When those affect you we'll post them here.
Again, see our FAQs page for more information.
Classroom session: covers safety, nomenclature, the law, concealment issues and options, and situational awareness (in addition to other topics) and concludes with a written exam. You must correctly answer all 25 questions on the written exam. No firearms or ammo in class.
Range session: you'll shoot ten rounds into a regular CCW target with a minimum of eight hits on target, distance 21'. No scopes or lasers are permitted. All shooting is done in a two-handed, extended-arm position. No warm-ups prior to qualification. Additional marksmanship coaching is available after the qualification period and, if you wish, you may make a second attempt at qualification after that. Limit two attempts before scheduling an additional coaching/qualification session.
We can do private lecture/written exam sessions at your home or business by arrangement, providing the space meets requirements (see blackoaktraining.com/faqs.html for those) and takes place in conjunction with the range session. Minimum two people.
Additional Holster & Tactical Training
This optional module consists of additional holster and tactical training that takes you beyond the requirements for CCW qualification. We train you in drawing from concealment; trigger control; and shooting from instinctive, point, and flash-sight conditions. To qualify for the extended range session you must have a current California CCW. You'll want some additional stuff (holsters, concealment garments, and so on) covered in the FAQs.
Adding a Handgun to an Existing CCW
One hour minimum. An additional range fee is due at the time of the meeting. The amount depends on which local range is used.
We also do private classes and can complete the lecture/written test portion at your home or office, as long as it meets our space requirements. (See our FAQs for those.) Contact us to get started on arrangements.
Optional Email Reminders
When you agree to be added to The Bullet List we'll set up an email reminder, to arrive a couple of months before your current CCW expires. (Heck, you don't even have to have had your latest CCW training from us to get a reminder! Simply sign up here and specify your expiration date.)
You can take care of this by check or cash in person, or... right here via PayPal:
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