Concealed Weapons Permit “CCW” Courses

Practical Defense Systems offers concealed carry (CCW) permit courses for the state of California. Scroll down to find CCW training course descriptions and fees.

California Concealed Carry Permit Initial Application

You must apply with the Sheriff’s Department and be approved for your permit prior to taking this course.

This course is for people who are applying to the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department for a California concealed carry permit.

This is a hybrid course. Watch the video at the top of this page to see how our courses work.

Note:

  • We are approved instructors for the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department conceal carry permit courses.
  • You must apply with the Sheriff’s Department and be approved for your permit prior to taking this course.
  • You can find more information on the Sheriff’s websites at San Diego County Sheriff.

Course Information

Course length: 8 hours
Cost:  $225 (Range fees, targets, and ammunition are not included)

The course fee includes qualifying with one gun. Each additional gun costs $25 (paid at the range) for the instructor’s time.

Check range day schedule here

California Concealed Carry Permit Renewal

This is a RENEWAL course. You can only take this course if you have an existing permit.

This course is for people who are renewing their existing concealed carry permit issued by the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department. You must complete this course prior to submitting your renewal to the sheriff.

This is a hybrid course. Watch the video at the top of this page to see how our courses work.

Note:

  • We are approved instructors for the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department conceal carry permit courses.
  • This is a RENEWAL course. You can only take this course if you have an existing permit.
  • You can find more information on the Sheriff’s websites at San Diego County Sheriff.

Course Information

Course Length: 4 hrs
Cost:  $125 (Range fees, targets, and ammunition are not included)

The course fee includes qualifying with one gun. Each additional gun costs $25 (paid at the range) for the instructor’s time.

Check range day schedule here