- May 30, 2018
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
All of our LTC instructors are Texas State Department of Public Safety (TX DPS) Certified Concealed Handgun License Instructors. They are also National Rifle Association (NRA) Certified Firearms Instructors and/or Range Safety Officers.
- Must be a legal resident of Texas, or apply for a non-resident license
- Must be at least 21, unless active duty or honorably discharged from the military, then at least 18
- Must not ever have been convicted of a FELONY
- Must not be currently charged with a Class A or Class B MISDEMEANOR or FELONY
- Must not be chemically dependent, including alcohol
- Must be capable of exercising sound judgment
- Must not have been convicted of a Class A or Class B misdemeanor, or a disorderly conduct, in the past 5 years
- Must be fully qualified under federal and state laws to purchase a handgun
- Must not be delinquent in any payments to the state of Texas, including child support and property taxes
- Must not be restricted by a protective or restraining order involving a person
- Must not have been convicted of a felony grade juvenile delinquent conduct in the previous 10 years
- Safe Handling and Storage of Firearms
- Basic Firearms Training
- Legal Aspects of Concealed Carry in Texas
- Use of Force (including Deadly Force)
- Non-Violent Dispute Resolution
- Situational Awareness & Mental Preparedness
- Range Safety Briefing
- Review and 25 question test
Students are expected to be proficient with their handgun upon arrival. Students needing help are encouraged to schedule a private lesson with one of our instructors or schedule a Beginner Handgun Course held every Saturday 9am to 11am.
There is no official lunch break during the LTC course however students can bring lunch, snacks, drinks etc to have during the classroom lectures (working lunch).
Revolver or semi-automatic pistol (.22 caliber or larger), 50 rounds of ammunition, eye protection, and free disposable earplugs are available to students. Safety glasses cost $3.00 at the range. Old hand towel or rag to place your handgun on.
Shooting Proficiency Test
- 50 rounds shot from 3 different distances at a B-27 silhouette target.
- 20 rounds fired at 3 yards
- 20 rounds fired at 7 yards
- 10 rounds fired at 15 yards
Stage 1: Twenty shots (20) will be fired from 3 yards.
A. Five (5) shots fired in a “One Shot Exercise” 2 seconds allowed for each shot.
B. Ten shots (10) fired in a “Two Shot Exercise” 3 seconds allowed for each two shot sequence.
C. Five (5) shots fired in 10 seconds
Stage 2: Twenty shots (20) will be fired from 7 yards – fired 5 stages.
A. Five (5) shots will be fired in 10 seconds
B. Five (5) shots will be fired in 2 stages:
1. Two (2) shots will be fired in 4 seconds
2. Three (3) shots will be fired in 6 seconds
C. Five (5) shots fired in a “One Shot Exercise” 3 seconds allowed for each shot.
D. Five (5) shots fired in 15 seconds.
Stage 3: Ten shots (10) fired from 15 yards – fired in two 5-shot strings.
A. Five (5) shots fired in two stages:
1. Two (2) shots fired in 6 seconds.
2. Three (3) shots fired in 9 seconds.
B. Five (5) shots fired in 15 seconds.
What to do before class or after completion
- Visit the Texas Department of Public Safety
- Fill out online application for a NEW CONCEALED HANDGUN LICENSE
- Register for fingerprinting
- Pay the application fee (This fee is paid the Texas Department of Public Safety)
- Print out the receipt/ to do list (This should have a large bar code across the top.)