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Concealed Carry 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.


The Concealed Carry courses at Albion will be held at the Edwards County Sportsman Club.  Individuals can choose from the following dates:

March 15-17:  EPP 1203 (61990) Thursday & Friday 6 p.m.-10 p.m., Saturday 8 a.m.-4 p.m.

April 19-21: EPP 1203 (61991) Thursday & Friday 6 p.m.-10 p.m., Saturday 8 a.m.-4 p.m.

May 17-19 (registration to open at a later date)

June 14-16 (registration to open at a later date)

July 19-21 (registration to open at a later date)


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.  To register, call IECC’s Frontier Community College campus at(618)842-3711.  For information, e-mail Bryan Hart, Concealed Carry Coordinator, at

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