Training Northern Illinois Safe Firearm Ownership & Marksmanship

Training Illinois ~ One American at a Time


sIllinois State Law stipulates that any student with a valid NRA Basic Pistol Course Certificate can present the certificate to a Certified Illinois Concealed Carry Instructor and upon verification of the certificate the student may have 8 hours of Illinois Concealed Carry Training waived.  Illinois Concealed Carry Instructors must provide all required training in person.  The NRA and the NRA Basic Pistol Online Course is not affiliated with HG Firearms Training, Inc.


The NRA Basic Pistol Course is available online at the cost of $60.00  Payable to the NRA.  The NRA Online Training Website provides all the information necessary to take this course online.


The HGFT 8 Hour Class for students with a NRA Basic Pistol Certificate is offered at the cost of $99.00  Payable to HG Firearms Training, Inc. 


These courses are independant from one another as is payment for each course. 



NRA Basic Pistol plus ILCCL 8 Hour Course

After you have successfully completed the NRA Basic Pistol Course and have your valid NRA Certificate.  Visit HG Firearms Training and sign up for an 8 hour ILCCL Training Course.

Students who have a valid NRA Basic Pistol Course Certificate are eligible to waive eight hours of Illinois Concealed Carry Course Training.  This entitles qualified students to attend only the one day eight hour Illinois Concealed Carry Course offered by HG Firearms Training, Inc. 


The NRA now offers the NRA Basic Pistol Course online.  Once the online course is successfully completed, a certificate is issued electronically from the NRA.


Any student who provides HG Firearms Training, Inc. a valid NRA Basic Pistol Course Certificate can attend the one day eight hour Illinois Concealed Carry Course.  Upon successful completion of this eight hour course the student may apply for an Illinois Concealed Carry License.  HGFT does not guarantee that the State Police will approve a students application.