Courses & Prices
If you are looking to apply for a concealed carry license, please note:
PA residents are not required to take any course to obtain a PA concealed carry license,
but must pass the Basic Pistol course to obtain a multi-state carry license.
DE residents are required to pass the DE Concealed Carry course to apply
for a Delaware concealed carry license. See details below.
PLEASE NOTE: Range fees for courses requiring range qualification or optional range qualification are additional fees. First Level can provide gun and ammo package rentals. Range qualifications will be scheduled on a separate day from classroom coursework.
Ask about our group discounts and USCCA new member discounts.
FIRST STEPS PISTOL
BASIC PISTOL INSTRUCTION
This certification course includes the First Steps Pistol course, and adds the four universal safety rules, different pistol types and actions, ammunition components, clearing pistol malfunctions, defensive shooting fundamentals, and aiming with speed vs. accuracy. Includes range qualification.
BASIC RIFLE INSTRUCTION
This certification course covers the principal rifle parts, types of rifle actions, and how they function, rifle ammunition components, clearing malfunctions, and the fundamentals of rifle shooting. Includes range qualification.
This certification course covers the efficient use of the AR-15 rifle. Includes principal rifle parts, accessorizing and maintenance, capabilities, accuracy, precision, round trajectory and mechanical offset, and safe practices, Includes range qualification.
CONCEALED CARRY Coursework
Concealed Carry course
This certification course is designed for students who either own a firearm or intend to purchase a firearm and want to learn about concealed carry. We’ll cover pistol actions and parts, fundamentals of shooting, conflict avoidance, physiological responses, appropriate holsters and additional gear, and much more. We’ll also discuss options to protect yourself from the financial burden of the judicial system should you have to deploy your firearm in self-defense. Includes range qualification.
Concealed Carry Delaware + Multistate Permit
This certification course includes the curriculum from the Concealed Carry course, but covers the mandatory Delaware Title 11 Use Of Force Code for students applying for a Delaware Concealed Carry Deadly Weapon permit (DECCDW). Includes range qualification.
WOMEN’S HANDGUN & SELF-DEFENSE
This women’s-only course covers pistols and pistol safety, properly clearing a pistol, the four safety rules, eye dominance, proper stance and grip, working the slide, and the fundamentals of shooting. Perfect for women new to firearms. Certification is available with a range qualification for an additional $50.
This women’s-only course builds on the Women’s Basic Pistol course. Topics include how to select the proper pistol, different types of ammunition, common pistol malfunctions and how to clear them, holsters and conceal carry concepts, states of awareness, establishing personal boundaries, a review of the shooting fundamentals from Level I, and how we put it all into practice. Certification is available with a range qualification for an additional $50.
This women’s-only certification course Coursework includes maintaining the proper mindset, common & advanced pistol malfunctions & how to clear them, shooting on the move, states of awareness, mag reloading, utilizing cover, drawing from a holster, drawing from concealment, different levels of concealment, loading and reloading, and additional drills depending on skill evaluation & time. Range time is required and range fee is included.
Complete Women’s Handgun & Self Defense Package (Levels I, II, and III)
Book all three classes and save $50. Range time is included.
DEFENSIVE SHOOTING COURSEWORK
PLEASE NOTE: These courses are not for beginners. It is required that you have completed either our Basic Pistol course or one of our Concealed Carry courses, or proof of certification from a nationally recognized program, plus a satisfactory evaluation of your pistol handling and ability to safely draw from a holster. Fees are non-refundable. If you register for either of these courses and you display or engage in unsafe behavior on the range, you will not be allowed to continue the course.