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USCCA Certified Instructor Course


This USCCA instructor certification course meets the Texas DPS prerequisite requirement to become a Texas license to carry instructor. People from all across Texas come to take our USCCA instructor course so they can become a Texas license to carry instructor.

Are you ready to start your business as a firearms instructor OR take your current business to the next level? The USCCA instructor certification is the ONLY instructor certification you will need. Are you ready to provide your students with the BEST course material and training available?

The USCCA provides their instructors with everything they need to teach these courses including industry leading power points and class materials. They did all the work putting these classes together for you, all you have to do is teach.

USCCA Certified Instructors are certified to teach:

  1. Concealed Carry
  2. Home Defense
  3. Basic Defensive Handgun

USCCA Instructors are also authorized to teach:

  1. Countering The Mass Shooter Threat
  2. Emergency First Aid Fundamentals

To teach these additional courses you simply purchase the toolkit for these courses and complete the eLearning module that’s included as part of the toolkit. (no additional instructor certifications needed). These toolkits include the power points and materials needed to teach these courses. All course materials are put together by industry experts.

USCCA instructors are certified to teach concealed carry classes in many States. In States that certify their own instructors, the USCCA certification may meet the prerequisite requirement of that State. (see States below).

Benefits Of Being A USCCA Certified Instructor

  • You will be able to teach concealed carry permit classes in many States.
  • You will have access to list all your classes on the USCCA website that includes student registration.
  • You will be able to advertise yourself and your classes under the USCCA brand.
  • You will be a Nationally certified firearms instructor.
  • Your name and classes will be advertised on the USCCA website.
  • Your classes will be referred to those in search of a class near you by the USCCA Member Services team.
  • Able to provide your students with a official USCCA certificate of training.
  • You will be able to teach concealed handgun license classes.
  • You will be able to teach multiple USCCA courses.
  • Earn 45% commission on any students of yours that you refer to join the USCCA.
  • Get premium discounts on bulk textbook purchases.
  • You will have unrestricted access to the USCCA Instructor Portal to list your classes and access materials.
  • You will be qualified to apply to become a USCCA Training Counselor and certify others to be instructors.

Step 1

Purchase the USCCA online eLearning module and instructor tool kit from the USCCA.

The USCCA instructor tool kit contains your state of the art power points, class materials and instructor gear.

The total cost for the online training module and the instructor toolkit is $250 payed directly to the USCCA when you order.

You must complete the USCCA online eLearning module at least one week before your class date.

When purchasing, tell them you are taking the USCCA instructor course with Heather Reitsma, instructor #729655.

Call 1-877-577-4800 to purchase your eLearning module and to order your USCCA certified instructor toolkit from USCCA. You will receive your instructor toolkit after completing our in person course.

USCCA Certified Instructor

Step 2

Take our two day in person course. Make sure you complete step 1 before attending our USCCA course.

The cost for our certification course is $347. payable in class via cash or credit/debit card.

Our in person USCCA instructor course covers the following topics.

  • Course Introduction and FAQs
  • Instructor Mistakes
  • Teaching Best Practices
  • Managing a Safe Live Fire Range
  • Live Fire Exercises
  • Presenting the Student Multimedia
  • Marketing Your Business
  • Final Test and Review

After completing our in person instructor course,  you will be a USCCA certified instructor. The USCCA will ship your USCCA certified instructor toolkit to you upon completing our in person course.

USCCA Certified Instructors are certified to teach concealed carry classes in 23 States:

  • Alaska
  • Connecticut
  • Delaware
  • Florida
  • Idaho
  • Illinois
  • Iowa
  • Kansas
  • Kentucky
  • Maine
  • Michigan
  • Minnesota
  • Mississippi
  • Missouri
  • Montana
  • Oklahoma
  • South Carolina
  • Tennessee
  • Texas
  • Utah
  • West Virginia
  • Wisconsin
  • Wyoming

The USCCA is working with many other states to meet their legal requirements.

Upcoming USCCA Certified Instructor Courses