TITLE 20: CORRECTIONS, CRIMINAL JUSTICE, AND LAW ENFORCEMENT
CHAPTER II: DEPARTMENT OF STATE POLICE
PART 1231 FIREARM CONCEALED CARRY ACT PROCEDURES
SECTION 1231.50 TRAINING CERTIFICATION
Section 1231.50 Training Certification
a) Approved Instructors shall complete for FCCL applicants the Department's Concealed Carry Firearms Training Certification form, which is available on the Department's website.
b) The Certification form shall only be completed for those FCCL applicants who the Instructor trained in person for whom the Instructor can verify:
1) successful completion of the appropriate Department approved curriculum; or
2) that the FCCL applicant has already successfully completed training through a Department approved curriculum.
c) On the Certification form, the Instructor shall:
1) certify the number of hours the FCCL applicant successfully completed; and
2) provide the unique identification number assigned by the Department to the approved curriculum and the Instructor.
d) For those FCCL applicants who provided proof of up to 8 hours of training already completed toward the 16 hours training, the Instructor shall:
1) verify the aggregate number of hours for which the FCCL applicant provided proof of instruction in Firearms Safety, Basic Principles of Marksmanship, and Care, Cleaning, Loading and Unloading of a Concealable Firearm, based upon a list provided by the Department of accepted training courses, and provide the necessary additional hours of training to equal 16 hours total;
2) certify whether the FCCL applicant successfully completed the 8 hours training required by Section 1231.40; and
3) identify which prior training credits the Instructor verified, as identified on the Department's Concealed Carry Firearm Training Certification form.
e) The Instructor may certify up to 8 hours of prior training, consistent with Section 75 of the Act. The prior training may be substituted for no more than the following number of hours in any of the topics required by Section 1231.40(d)(2):
1) Firearms Safety − a maximum of 2 classroom hours;
2) Basic Principles of Marksmanship − a maximum of 3 classroom and range hours; and
3) Care, Cleaning, Loading and Unloading of a Concealable Firearm − a maximum of 3 classroom and range hours.
(Source: Amended at 38 Ill. Reg. 19282, effective September 12, 2014)