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Concealed Carry Classes, Recertification Classes Offered at Albion


Are you interested in obtaining your Illinois Concealed Carry License?  Enroll now in a Concealed Carry course in Albion through Illinois Eastern Community Colleges.  The course provides the required 16 hours of firearms training, including classroom and range instruction.

The Concealed Carry courses will be instructed by Certified Firearms Instructors who have over 75 years combined firearms instruction experience. Not only will attendees learn the minimum information required by the Concealed Carry Act, but through the use of lecture and range drills, attendees will learn how to safely handle a handgun, hone their skills as a marksman, and survive a real-world encounter. Whether you are new to handguns or more experienced, the course is designed to make everyone a more knowledgeable and accomplished shooter.  Through the teaching of current trends and techniques, students will learn and understand how to maintain the proper mindset, skills, and abilities that come with “bearing arms” for the purpose of self-defense.


(Held at Edwards County Sportsman Club)

April 18-20: EPP 1203 (CRN 61883) Thursday & Friday 6 p.m.-10 p.m., Saturday 8 a.m.-4 p.m.

Pre-registration is required.  The cost for the course is now $175 for in-district students, which includes tuition and fees, and must be paid in advance to reserve a seat in the course.  Discounts apply to those age 60 or older.

(Held at Edwards County Sportsman Club)

Saturday, January 19 (CRN 61875) / 8 a.m.-11 a.m.
Saturday, January 19 (CRN 61876) / 1 p.m.-4 p.m.
Saturday, February 16 (CRN 61877) / 8 a.m.-11 a.m.
Saturday, February 16 (CRN 61878) / 1 p.m.-4 p.m.
Saturday, March 16 (CRN 61879) / 8 a.m.-11 a.m.
Saturday, March 16 (CRN 61880) / 1 p.m.-4 p.m.
Saturday, April 27 (CRN 61881) / 8 a.m.-11 a.m.
Saturday, April 27 (CRN 61882) / 1 p.m.-4 p.m.

Recertification classes cost only $50 and are open to indiviuals with an Illinois Concealed Carry license.  These classes provided the 3 hours of required training for those whose license is soon to expire.  Instructors will provide information and training on updates to concealed carry laws, changes to the FOID Act and Unlawful Use of Weapons, a review of handgun fundamentals, and dry and live fire drills.

Call Frontier Community College at (618) 842-3711.  For more information, e-mail Bryan Hart, Concealed Carry Coordinator, at

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