Kern County CCW Initial Permit - Group Class(In-Person Only)

Kern County CCW Initial Permit - Group Class(In-Person Only)

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Next Class Dates

27

Jul

10:00AM-6:00PM

10:00AM-6:00PM

Lecture 1

03

Aug

10:00AM-6:00PM

10:00AM-6:00PM

Lecture 1

16

Aug

10:00AM-6:00PM

10:00AM-6:00PM

Lecture 1

10:00AM-6:00PM

10:00AM-6:00PM

Lecture 1

9:00AM-5:00PM

9:00AM-5:00PM

29

Jul

10:00AM-6:00PM

10:00AM-6:00PM

Lecture 2(Lecture/Range)

02

Aug

10:00AM-6:00PM

10:00AM-6:00PM

Lecture 2(Lecture/Range)

09

Aug

10:00AM-6:00PM

10:00AM-6:00PM

Lecture 2(Lecture/Range)

11

Aug

10:00AM-6:00PM

10:00AM-6:00PM

Lecture 2(Lecture/Range)

18

Aug

9:00AM-5:00PM

9:00AM-5:00PM

Lecture 2(Lecture/Range)

VIP CCW Services is authorized by the Kern County Sheriff’s Department to teach the firearms training requirement for their CCW license.

This Kern County CCW Permit initial class is 16 hours as per requirements set forth by SB2 and is taught in adherence to California PC 26165.

The course is conducted entirely in person over two days, split into Lecture 1 and Lecture 2 (lecture/range). Two 8-hour classes.

After registration, you'll receive instructions to schedule your Lecture 1 and Lecture 2 dates

You can choose ANY dates from our calendar as long as Lecture 1 is completed before Lecture 2 (Lecture/Range).

Calendar routinely updated with additional class dates. Finding a time that works for your needs should not be a problem!

You may change, modify your scheduled class days using our online calendar!

For Kern County CCW Students, range qualifications are held at Five Dogs Range in Bakersfield and or other ranges (LAX Range, FT3 etc, depending on weather conditions, availability).

Upon completion you will have satisfied the training requirement in order to renew your Kern County CCW Permit, issued by the Kern County Sheriff’s Department.


In this class you will learn topics including but not limited to:

  • California laws regarding the possession of a firearm in public as per SB2
  • California laws regarding the safe storage of a firearm within a residence and in public
  • California laws regarding the permissible use of a firearm
  • Criminal and Civil liability laws regarding firearms
  • Safe Handling of firearms including assembly, disassembly, cleaning and reassembly.  
  • Firearm safety, responsible firearm ownership.
  • Safe storage, handling, transportation and maintenance of a firearm.
  • Different ammunition types: hollow point vs. full metal jacket.
  • Responsibilities associated with possessing and carrying a firearm.
  • De-escalation techniques and threat assessment.
  • Holster types and selection.
  • Federal Firearms laws.
  • Traveling with firearms.
  • How to safely, respectfully, and courteously handle a law enforcement encounter such as being pulled over.

Are you a First Responder or Military? Thank you for your service. Take advantage of a $25 discount on this class.

Military/Law Enforcement/First Responder Discount of $25 is applicable to this class (Inclusive of but not limited to: Kern County Probation, Kern County Parole, Kern County and City Fire Department, County Fire Emergency Medical Technicians). Please enter First Responder or Military in the discount code section at checkout.