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Concealed Weapons Instructors

Applicant Instructions:

You must complete a minimum of an 8-hour course for a new CCW and a 4-hour course for a renewal. Instruction must be from an instructor from our approved list. You must qualify with each weapon on your license. If you want to add or remove weapons from your license, a qualification is required for all (not to exceed three) weapons you want on the license.

You may take the CCW class prior to receiving written notification of passing the background process; however, this shall be at your own risk in case your CCW is denied. If denied a CCW, neither PCSO nor the training vendor are responsible for costs. The training certificate you receive at the completion of your course is valid for 3 months from date of issuance; this time may be extended if the background takes longer than 3 months through no fault of your own.

  

AIM Firearms Training – Elk Grove; Martin Mapa 

www.aimft.com
Phone: (916) 704-5189
Email: Guntraining@AIMFT.com

Americal Dennis Cook- Truckee Dennis Cook

Phone: (530) 559-1155

American Arms Company - James Gotcher

Bad Moon Shooting- Yuba City; Steve Carney / Stephanie Carney

Bartola, Dennis – Lincoln

Phone: (916) 645-1609

Basic Firearms Training - Sacramento; Philip Webster 

Bellicose Firearms Instruction - Grass Valley; Karen Cose

Phone: (530) 272-2465
Email:
kjcbellicose@gmail.com

Best Handgun Training – Lincoln; John A. Taylor

BCTS – Roseville; Matthew Buechner

Phone: (916) 295-8489
Email: buechnerconsulting@gmail.com

CA Security & Investigation Academy – Sacramento; Ken Gosling

Capital Gun Club- Roseville; Joseph Deaser / Molly Brass / Wendy Hamby / Ty Hamby

www.capitalgunclub.com
Phone:
(916) 960-5400
Email: joe@capitalgunclub.com

CONseale – Yuba City; Chris Seale

www.conseale.com
Phone:
(530) 632-4101
Email: chris@conseale.com

CS Tactical -Elk Grove; S. Michael Cecil

www.cstactical.com
Phone: (916) 670-1103
Email:sales@cstactical.com

Defensive Accuracy- San Leandro; Denise King

Defensive and Firearms Safety Training - Roseville; Ketan V. Ranchhod

Phone: (916) 303-3746
Email: Dink2@surewest.net

Kevin Dickson- Foresthill

Phone: (916) 871-0106
Email: kdickson@sebatiancorp.net

Ron Etchells – Loomis

www.yankeeshooter.com
Phone:
(530) 906-3807
Email: bodes1@sbcglobal.net

Feather River Firearms Training- Yuba City; Tom Oakes

Firearms Training International - Auburn; David W. Hoing 

Firearms Training Institute- Browns Valley; David Mathews

Five Star Firearms & Training; Gary Thomas - Truckee

Focus on Defense - Auburn; W.J. Casey McPartland

www.focus-on-defense.com
Phone: (530) 883-7435
Email: dryfire45cal@gmail.com

Get Qualified Firearms Training Academy- Placerville; William Gaede

Phone: (530) 306-6132
Email: getqualifiedfta@gmail.com

Gun Owners of California Make Ready Firearms Training - Folsom; Samuel A Paredes

www.gunownersca.com
Phone: (916) 717-0908
Email: samp@gunownerscs.com

John Glenn - El Dorado

Phone: (530) 626-7111
Email: jhglenn01@gmail.com

Gunlady 1911- Elk Grove; Mandy Autrey

Phone: (916) 607-0845
Email: gunlady1911@yahoo.com

The Gun Authority- Rancho Cordova; Jeffery Long

www.gunauthority.net
Phone: (916) 858-8123
Email: gunauthority@gmail.com

Handgun Shooting Academy - Plymouth; Cary Talbott

Integrated Tactics

Phone: (916) 792-1157 or (916) 871-3194
Email: integratedtactics@gmail.com

Itus Defense; David Jackson

www.itusdefense.com
Phone: (916) 837-5225
Email: david@itusdefense.com

Kennedy Consulting – Lincoln/Rancho Cordova; Jon Kennedy

9701 Fair Oaks Boulevard, Ste 100
Fair Oaks, CA 95628
Phone:
(916) 847-3169
Email: jonkennedy@gmail.com

KNC Firearms Training- Roseville; Karl G. Nelson

Lagomarsino’s Firearms Institute – Sacramento; Wesley Lagomarsino

www.lfiguns.com/
Phone:
(209) 401-0907
Email: ccwtrainer@live.com

Locknload Concealed Carry Training - El Dorado Hills; David E Lungren

www.ccwdefense.com


1061 Suncast Ln
El Dorado Hills
95762
Phone: (916) 705-2258 or 916-566-2800
Email: ccwdefense@gmail.com

Grant Macomber – Applegate

Phone: (530) 878-1733
Email: macnmac@inreach.com

Northern Firearms Instruction- Redding; Theodore Lidie

www.reddingccw.com
Phone:
(530) 999-1822
Email: tedlidie@yahoo.com

One on One Firearm Instruction- Rocklin; Joseph Truesdale

Peabody's Gun Range - Placerville; Geof Peabody

Personal Defense Academy- Auburn; David Salmassy

Phone: (530) 401-1521
Email: dsalmassy@aol.com

Personal Defense Team- North Highlands Michael Kennedy

Protection Plus Tactics, llc - Loomis; Don Ratkowski

The Range - Grass Valley

www.TheRangeUS.com
Phone:
(530) 273-4440
Email: fred@TheRangeUS.com

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Raven Tree International – Rocklin; Lee McGriff

www.raventreeinternational.com
Phone:
(916) 415-0282; (916) 276-8817
Email: mcgrifflc@aol.com

RMC Firearms Instruction- Lincoln; Robert Cristoni

Phone: (916) 747-3817
Email: ccwinstr@gmail.com

Sacramento Gun Club - Sacramento; Kendall Jones 

Security Academy at McClellan

Phone: (916) 333-5308
Email: securityAtMc@gmail.com

Security & Firearms Training Academy (SAFTA, Inc.)- Sacramento

www.safta-inc.com
Phone:
(916) 500-1442
Email: info@SAFTA-Inc.com

Shooters on the line - Folsom; David Rollins

Sierra CCW - Truckee; Robert Grossman

www.info@sierraccw.com
Phone: (530) 563-6397
Email: info@sierraccw.com

Solution 68 - Elk Grove; Mike Rayfield

www.solution68.com
Phone: (916) 753-1865
Email: mrayfield@solution68.com

Straight Shot Consulting - Placerville; Ken Greenwood

Phone: (530) 306-6390
Email: krg@d-web.com

STR Firearms Instruction - Roseville; Josh McClanahan

www.strfi.com
Phone: (530) 906-9141
Email: joshmcc@strfi.com

Universal Security Academy – Sacramento

Weber Firearms Safety-Nevada City; Gary Weber

Phone: (530) 274-7664
Email: weberfirearms@gmail.com

WGM Tactical-Grass Valley; William (Bill) & Cindy

Phone: (530) 636-2715
Email: GeorgeBill@wgmtactical.com 

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