Training Credits

 

 

Accepted Prior Training Credits:

   

The Department will recognize up to 8 hours of training already completed toward the 16-hour training requirement as outlined in Section 75 (g) of the Act.

  

Listed below are training courses currently acceptable to satisfy the prior training requirements. consistent with Sections 75(g) and (i) of the Act, and the appropriate credit 'to be applied for each. It is the responsibility of the instructor to verify successful completion of prior training and apply the hours of credit as listed. Once this prior credit is combined with the additional (raining hours provided by the instructor. the ILCCF Instructor will certify the 16-hour training requirement was met. ILCCF Instructors will inform applicants how much credit they will receive for their prior training and remind applicants the prior training certificates must be submitted with the ILCCF Training Certificate when they apply. This list may be updated as additional courses are submitted for review and approved by the Department. Prior training credit from multiple approved courses may be combined to equal up to 8 hours. A maximum of 8 hours of prior Department accepted training may be credited.

  
    

        Course Title                                                  Acceptable Credit

Illinois Hunter Safety Course ........................................................4 hours

Utah Concealed Carry Training ....................................................4 hours

Florida Concealed Carry Training ................................................4 hours

Nevada Concealed Carry Training............................................... 4 hours

Missouri Concealed Carry Training..............................................4 hours

Kentucky Concealed Carry Training ............................................4 hours

Michigan Concealed Carry Training ............................................4 hours

Chicago Firearms Safety Course ................................................4 hours

NRA Basic Pistol Course ............................................................8 hours

NRA Personal Protection in the Home Course ...........................8 hours

NRA Personal Protection Outside the Home Course .................8 hours

                                              Active, Retired, or Honorably Discharged member of the

                                              United States Armed Forces .......................................................8 hours

                                              Prior Law Enforcement/Corrections

                                              Officer Firearms training as detailed in 430 ILCS 66/75(J).......... 8 hours

  

 

"Applicants can only apply for 8 hours of previous training credit total"