Utah Concealed Firearm Permit Training


Course Description
This training class meets the requirements to apply for an Utah concealed carry permit, it is based on the National Rifle Association’s Basic Pistol course and the Utah prescribed concealed carry course.  This 4 hour course is a classroom class.  Students will be instructed in the principles of safe gun handling, fundamentals of pistol firearms, marksmanship, basics of concealed carry and Utah Law.  The limited enrollment allows for each participant to receive personal attention and instruction.

This certification also meets the requirements for non-resident concealed carry applications for Arizona, Florida, Idaho, Iowa, Maine, Oregon, and Virginia

Participants must meet the eligibility required by the State of Utah, see the details at http://publicsafety.utah.gov/bci/CFnewapp.html.  Participants should have prior firearms training or experience, all applications must be approved by the instructor.

The Training
Participants receive training that meets the requirement of Utah Department of Public Safety concealed firearm permit training.  Certification is competency-based and require the student to demonstrate competency through both written and practical tests.  Demonstrated competency is a requirement to receive certification for this programs.

Students registered for the class should down load the curriculum.  Students do not need to print the curriculum or bring it to class.  (click here to down load) 

Class size is limited.  Students must be pre-registered.  Persons interested in application forms or with questions should contact NRA Certified Instructor Jim Humphrey (217-855-8623 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..)

About the Instructor
Jim Humphrey has over 15 years of law enforcement experience as a police and sheriff auxiliary. Certified by the Utah Bureau of Criminal Identification as a Concealed Carry Instructor, he is also a NRA Certified Civilian and Law Enforcement Firearms Instructor in multiple disciplines.  Additionally, he is trained and certified by the Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board as a Law Enforcement Firearms Instructor and as an expert pistol marksman.   A competitive shooter for thirty years and schooled at the top advanced shooting academies, Mr. Humphrey provides training that blends Law Enforcement with NRA approved programs, emphasizing the best components of each.