CCW Renewal Classes

Ask about our veteran's discounts on selected classes, including this one!

All about renewing your CCW


Class Session: Covers safety, nomenclature, the law, concealment issues and options, situational awareness, and all other topics mandated by recent changes in California law. Concludes with a written exam. You must correctly answer all questions on this exam. No firearms or ammo in class. Lesson materials provided.

We apologize for the price hike since December 2023. It is, again, the outcome of changes in California law that require this class to be eight hours long.

Range Session: Ten rounds inside the 9-ring of a regular CCW target with a minimum of eight hits on target, distance 21'. No scopes or lasers. All qualification shooting is done from the bench. No warm-ups prior to initial qualification attempt.

Additional marksmanship coaching is available after your initial qualification attempt and, if you wish, you may make a second attempt after that. NOTE: No spectators, children, or pets are permitted in any live-fire class. Couples and buddies qualify at separate stations.

Download this checklist of items to bring to the range.

Want a practice CCW target ahead of time?
Here's the one we use. Print on legal-sized paper (8.5x14") and post at 21'.

(Not renewing, want to simply add a gun? Look here.)

NEW OPTION: Take the lecture section of your class in a live, online session. We cover exactly what we would in person; the only difference is the delivery method. Requirements:

  • A computer with good connectivity. This class cannot be provided adequately over a phone due to screen size and readability.
  • Visibility: you must be seen on screen for the entire lecture (minus the usual bio-breaks). If your camera fails, you'll have to drop out of the online session while we go on with other students. We'll contact you to reschedule for a different day.
  • Limited distractions and interruptions. Arrange for childcare. Tell your family to go talk in some other room and shut the door behind them. Mute your phone. You get the idea.
  • Payment in advance.

When you set up an online lecture session we'll schedule your range session for the same day or a day soon after. At the range:

  • You'll take your written test (and must correctly answer all 25 questions); and
  • You'll complete your practical qualifications.

Demos that are better done in person will take place throughout the range session.

Let us know if you'd like to exercise your recently acquired video-meeting skills to renew your CCW!

Contact Us:
Black Oak Training, Inc.
P.O. Box 1731, Magalia CA 95954
P: 530-624-1562, text OK
Contact us to arrange a video chat

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About Us

Black Oak Training, Inc. is a firearms-safety training facility in Butte County, California. We provide training and qualification for Butte, Nevada, and Tehama County concealed-carry permits along with a number of NRA and other classes.

Our CCW classes cater to individuals who are serious about learning how to defend their own and others' lives. We don't teach you how to pass a test; we teach you how to survive attack.

Checking for max interstate reciprocity? Our CCW proof of qualification is accepted for non-resident Arizona and Florida CCW permits.