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Frequently Asked Questions



How do I qualify to be an NRA Certified Instructor?

You must be fluent in the discipline for which you wish to teach and understand thoroughly the information contained in the student handbooks for said discipline. Ex. Discipline being rifle, pistol, shotgun, etc.

Which classes do I need to get my Illinois concealed carry license?

You must complete a minimum of 8 hours of training with a state recognized instructor. Also, you must have completed an NRA Basic Pistol or Personal Protection Course or have been honorably discharged from the United States military. You must be able to provide copies of the documentation to the instructor.

Do I need the full 16 hours of training for my Illinois concealed carry license?

If you have not completed an NRA Basic Pistol or Personal Protection Course or have been honorably discharged from the United States military, you will need to take the Illinois Concealed Carry Part 1 Course. Documentation must be provided as proof of training.

Do I have to take Part 1 and Part 2 of the Illinois Concealed Carry Course consecutively?

No, LRN2shoot issues an NRA Basic Pistol Certificate for Part 1. You can come back at any time that is convenient to you for Part 2.

Does the LRN2shoot Concealed Carry training qualify me to obtain concealed carry permits in any other states?

Yes, because LRN2shoot issues an NRA Basic Pistol Certificate for Part 1, it qualifies you to obtain a concealed carry license in states such as Florida and Iowa.