We are requiring that all new CCW applicants attend a 16-hour training course,
which shall include the following:
1. Instruction on Firearm Safety
2. Weapons maintenance and inspection
3. Actual demonstration of firearm skills with each weapon that is to be listed
on the CCW Permit.
4. California laws regarding the possession and permissible use of firearms
5. Use of force
6. ALL applicants must demonstrate that they can:
a. Qualify on a certified range with each individual weapon that will be listed
on their CCW Permit
(maximum of 3 weapons).
b. The make, model and serial number of each weapon must be listed on the
certificate, and must
be verified, signed and dated by the firearm instructor.
Failure to successfully pass the course of instruction, or the firearm
qualification course, upon remediation shall constitute failure and termination
of the applicant process.
The San Joaquin County Sheriff’s Office does recognize certified
instruction, but does not endorse any specific instructor or training program.
Advance Security Institute, (916)
985-7200, classes held at 11551 Douglas Road, Rancho Cordova, CA
California Security Training Academy
- 6130 Freeport Blvd. Sacramento, CA (916) 399-2010
Cordova Shooting Center – 11551
Douglas Road, Rancho Cordova, CA (916) 351-0538
Defensive Accuracy Firearms Training,
280 E. Armstrong Rd, Lodi, CA, (209) 603-9771.
Liberty Firearms Training, 8717
Longwil Way, Elk Grove, CA, (916) 476-4987
On-Target Firearms Instruction –
503 Bangs Ave, Ste. D, Modesto Instructor Rich Stubbert (209) 575-2308
Practical Solutions – 602 Pleasant
Valley Dr., Ione, CA 95640 – Gary Rocke,
Training Director (209) 781-5621 or
Pro-Right (209) 786-2922, Instructor Tom Sullivan, for renewals
Rosengarten Security Training – at The Barnwood Arms Co., 120
E. Main Street, Ripon, CA –
M. Rosengarten (209) 610-1425 or R. Trevino (209)
San Joaquin Delta College – Fire Arm Safety Course (209)
Schell’s Sport Shop- Carl Schell, 2111 Greer Rd., Suite 209,
Turlock, CA 95382
(209) 634-5087, Cell (209) 602-6487
WTS Protection Services & Consulting, Tami & Edward Popke,
(209)532-6677 Sonora, CA.
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