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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.

Level 1 Firearms Training LLC is Illinois's first and foremost team of Family Focused Instructors specializing in providing safe firearm instruction to the entire family. We have been conducting classes for children, teenagers, and adults that improve firearms safety.
Illinois's # 1 Firearm Instructors
Illinois Family Gun Safety Class
Illinois Concealed Carry

Level 1 Firearms LLC offers classes for the
Illinois Concealed Cary License which EXCEEDS
state requirements!

Serving Chicago, IL and surrounding

Certified NRA Instructors and Certified Illinois
Concealed Carry Instructors.
Illinois CCW Class
Join the popular trend taking over the country! The AR-15 rifle platform.  Did you know the "AR" in AR-15 does not stand for "assault" or "automatic" rifle? That's right!  "AR" stands for "Armalite"; the original manufacturer of the "AR" platform.

Level 1 Firearms Training LLC offers a variety of training courses from novice to expert.

Have fun! Learn a new skill! Become part of this popular and exciting revolution in rifle ownership!
Illinois AR-15 Rifle Classes
Illinois AR-15 Rifle Class
It's lady's day!  Level 1 offers Women Only classes in pistol, rifle, and CCW.  Illinois 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. 

Great class to take with friends!

Call today as classes fill up fast!

Idaho Enhanced Permit Classes

Women Only Classes Available
Illinois Women Only Classes
NRA Certified Instructor Classes

Here's your chance to become a Certified NRA and Illinois CCW instructor!

Taught by nationally recognized by the NRA Training Department and author of the popular book
"How to Become a Professional Firearms Instructor: A Business Guide to Success".
Pistol 2: Shooting with Confidence
now available in Illinois!
Are you "tired" of "basic" pistol Instruction courses?

Our Illinois 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!

Classes fill fast!  Sign up today.
Illinois Tactical Pistol Class
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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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

Firearm Instructor Certification, NRA Instructor Certification
Flash Point Precision Training
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2018-2019 Training Events

Billings, MT                               Sheridan, WY                          Reno, NV  

Troy, AL                                    Jackson, MS                            Minneapolis, MN

Chicago, IL                               Springfield, MA                       San Antonio, TX

Lexington, KY                           Nashville, TN                           Charlotte, NC

Charleston, SC                        Jackonville, FL                        Baton Rouge, LA

Dallas, TX                                 Oklahoma City, OK                Albuquerque, NM

Las Vegas, NV                         Modesto, CA                          Denver, CO


Illinois Approved Concealed Carry Classes
Non-shooting course that teaches students the basic knowledge and skills to explain the attitude necessary for the safe handling and storage of firearms/ammunition in the home.
Illinois NRA Basic Range Safety Officer Course
Best Concealed Carry Class in Chicago Illinois
Illinois Concealed Carry FAQ's
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.
Illinois 8 Hour Concealed Carry Class
The NRA Basics of Pistol Shooting is intended for all individuals regardless of previous shooting experience or NRA-affiliation and is available for delivery in two ways. One option is the traditional, instructor-led course where you will receive direct instruction from an NRA-certified instructor from beginning to end. The other option has two components: a self-study or eLearning module which is completed online in your own timeframe and a hands-on practical portion conducted in a classroom and shooting range with an Instructor.
This course teaches students the knowledge, skills and attitude essential for avoiding dangerous confrontations and for the safe, effective and responsible use of a concealed pistol for self-defense outside the home.
Illinois Concealed Carry Classes in South Suburbs
Illinois NRA Basics of Personal Protection Outside the Home Course
This course teaches the basic knowledge, skills, and attitude essential to the safe and efficient use of a handgun for protection of self and family, and provides information on the law-abiding individuals right to self-defense.
Illinois Concealed Carry Class Online
How to become an Illinois Firearm Instructor
This opens the Course Listing page where you will select the Basics of Pistol Shooting-Instructor Led and scroll to the bottom of the page to enter details that refine the search criteria to generate a list of available courses. After selecting a course you will enter your information in the registration fields.
Illinois NRA Basics of Personal Protection in the Home Course
Areas of instruction will include: Safety and Weapons Awareness; Pistol Ready Positions; Fundamentals; Treating a Malfunction; Live Fire Progression Drills; Combat and Tactical Reloads; Drawing from a Holster; Low Light/No Light Shooting; Combat Reload while holding a Light; Key Components to Carry a Concealed Weapon; Carry Location Options (i.e. waist, ankle, purse, etc.); Real World Scenario Based Training (Airsoft scenarios).
The course is physically demandingstudents should expect three days of being on their feet, in the elements and firing upwards of 1000 rounds. It will certainly tax students physically and mentally.
Illinois Firearm Instructor Training
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This is an eight-hour course. Students should expect to shoot approximately 100 rounds of ammunition. Students will learn basic defensive shooting skills; strategies for home safety and responding to a violent confrontation; firearms and the law; how to choose a handgun for self-defense; and continued opportunities for skill development.