Illinois Concealed Carry certification class

2014-04-08

Southwestern Illinois College will offer the Illinois Concealed Carry Certification Class this spring semester. Two sessions will be held in April.  

Each class will run two days from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Instruction 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

  • April 10-11 (Thursday-Friday)
  • April 17-18 (Thursday-Friday)  

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.  

Preregistration and prepayment is required for both classes. Your Social Security number is required for the Concealed Carry class.  

To register, contact the Community Education department at 618-235-2700, ext. 5393 or 5618, or toll free at 866-942-SWIC (7942), ext. 5393 or 5618. Get more information.