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The Level 1
Hell Week
Program was designed as an accelerated way for students to earn their main NRA instructor certifications in one convenient week; saving time & money.  This gets new instructors teaching multiple disciplines faster.  Take one class to fill in your existing NRA credentials or chose a block of courses that open up additional income oportunities.  All instructor classes are taught by an official NRA Training Counselor, and certifications are national recognized.

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• Pistol, • Rifle, • Shotgun, • Personal Protection in the Home (PPITH), • Personal Protection Outside the Home (PPOTH)/CCW, • Range Safety Officer (RSO), • Defensive Pistol, • Home Firearm Safety.

Firearms classes taught by a female instructor!

Ladies - Enjoy the company of other women while learning how to safely use a firearm. Special "women-only" classes taught by a FEMALE Certified Firearms Instructor who understands the special needs of women who are new to firearms or have limited experience.   Great classes to take with friends.  Leave the guys & kids at home and enjoy a special "Girls Day Out"! 

Women's Classes Available:
Pistol, Rifle, and Enhanced Concealed Carry.

*Women's AR-15 & Shotgun classes starting soon!
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Illinois Concealed Carry Class
Illinois Women Only CCW Class
Level 1 Firearms Training offers the best training for attaining your

Illinois Concealed Carry Permit


Illinois requires certified training before allowing a resident to apply for a concealed carry permit.  Learn when and how to use your concealed carry firearm when momments count. Learn the in's and out's of the legal use of deadly force.

Ask yourself...what if a citizen uses a firearm inappropriately, under the wrong conditions and takes a life?

That's a


bill - before you go to trial! Get trained properly today - learn the pitfalls, the in's and the out's of when you can use your firearm for self-defense - don't make the 300k mistate!

Illinois Women Only
Classes Available

Illinois's #1
Concealed Carry Class!

Become a Illinois
CCW - NRA Firearm Instructor
Illinois Hell Week Instructor Courses
Can You Survive Hell Week?
Concealed Carry
Defensive Pistol Class
Illinois Defensive and Tactical Pistol Class
Defensive Pistol Class
Are you interested in taking your training to the next level? Join us in improving your shooting, defending yourself more effectively, and learn advanced techniques not taught anywhere else in this state. This class is for serious students who want to increase to advanced skills.

AR-15 Rifle Class
Exclusively for AR-15 Owners

Illinois AR-15 Rifle Class
AR-15 Rifle Class
Level 1 Firearms Training LLC offers AR-15 rifle classes to everyone regardless of their skill level. Whether you are new to the AR-15 platform or want advanced urban & tactical training, we have a course that is sure to increase your skill level and shooting capabilities.

Illinois Firearms Education
Looking for more information?

Our education section is focused on providing specific information related to firearms, safety, responsibility, and general topics such as ammunition, shooting skills, improving your aim, and more.

Level 1 Firearms Training, LLC

NRA Instructor Certification, Concealed Carry Courses,
Flash Point Precision Firearm Training

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Get Certified!
Become a Illinois Firearms
& CCW Instructor

Here's your chance to be part of a growing market and provided needed safety training in your community.

Nationally recognized NRA Firearms Certification.

SAVE with our "Hell Week" Package!

Train Your Group

Level 1 works with local, state, and national organizations, agencies, clubs, gun ranges, security firms, and law enforcement to provide firearms certification training.

This includes the Nevada Marshall's Service, White Sands Missile Range, Lockheed Security Forces, 3D Security Training Solutions, Black Butte Range, McCall Olympic Winter Training Center, Boise Airport TSA, Single Action Shooting Society, Las Cruces Police Department . . . and many more!
Call for more information
(208) 957-6900.

Illinois CCW Class
Carry Responsibly

Level 1 Firearms Training, LLC offers
classes for the Illinois Concealed Cary
License which EXCEEDS state

Serving Chicago, IL and surrounding communities.  

Get your CCW Today!
Illinois "Women Only" classes are done in a casual, fear free environment with a female certified instructor.  Learn safe gun handling, maintenance, shooting, and lady specific concealed carry concepts.

Pistol, Rifle, and Concealed Carry Training!

Idaho Enhanced Permit Classes

Girls Day Out!
Illinois  Women Only Classes
Get On Target
Tired of "Basic" Pistol classes?

Pistol 2: Shooting with Confidence Class
builds on your basic skills and pushes them to a new level. Students see an average 50% increase in shooting accuracy the same day!

*NEW Mantis Advanced Monitoring Technology is used to asses each student's ability and help with improvements.
Illinois Shooting with Confidence
Make a Difference!

Level 1 is looking for local certified NRA Firearms Instructors and Counselors to join our affiliate program and provide needed firearm safety instruction to communities across the nation.

For more information email
2018-2019 Training Events
Billings, MT
Denver, CO
Troy, AL
Charleston, SC
Oklahoma City, OK
Cody, WY
Salt Lake City, UT
Lexington, KY
Jacksonville, FL
Albuquerque, NM
Little Rock, AR
Chicago, IL
Nashville, TN
Baton Rouge, LA
Las Vegas, NV
Reno, NV
Boise, ID
Charlotte, NC
Dallas, TX
Modesto, CA

The eastern US portion of our training tour has been rescheduled due to severe weather.  Please see individual state sites for schedule changes or email to be added to our mailing list. 
Illinois Concealed Carry FAQ's
This course is for adult individuals who are not disqualified from possessing a firearm as defined by applicable federal, state or local law and are of good repute and possess defensive pistol skills presented in the NRA Basics Of Personal Protection In The Home Course. Participants must also understand the basic legal concepts relating to the use of firearms in self-defense, and must know and observe not only general gun safety rules but also those safety principles that are specific to defensive situations.
Illinois Concealed Carry Firearms Training
The course is divided into two levels. Level one is nine hours and offers the essential knowledge and skills that must be mastered in order to carry, store, and use a firearm safely and effectively for personal protection outside the home.
Instructor Led Only Training: The Instructor Led Only takes place in a traditional classroom and range environment. This course may be completed in a single day format or over several days with smaller blocks of instruction. To sign up for the Instructor Led Only click on the Find A Course icon.
The NRA Education & Training Division offers a variety of pistol training courses, including basics of pistol shooting, defensive training, reloading and NRA Carry Guard concealed carry training. Get more information about the curriculum and focus of each course below.
Illinois Concealed Carry Class
The Blended training format provides students the flexibility to complete a significant portion of the course in an eLearning environment, prior to arriving for the classroom and range session with an NRA Certified Instructor. You can find the NRA Basics of Pistol Shooting Blended course in the same manner as above. When you register for the blended course, youll create a unique username and password. The instructor will provide you with a Course Control Code and directions to complete the self-study portion of the course prior to class date.
This course is at least eight hours long and includes classroom and range time learning to shoot rifles. Students learn NRAs rules for safe gun handling; rifle parts and operation; ammunition; shooting fundamentals; range rules; shooting from the bench rest, prone, sitting, standing and kneeling positions; cleaning; and continued opportunities for skill development.
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NRA Carry Guard Level One is for those who take carrying a gun seriouslypeople who want to be more proficient shooters so they can carry concealed with greater confidence. Its training for those who know it takes more than a gun to be well-armed and who understand that carrying every day requires discipline, education and a respectful appreciation of the magnitude of drawing the gun from the holster.