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Concealed Carry Permit, Personal Protection and Defensive Driving Classes Coming Up At GCCC

Advanced registration is required for all classes.

Refuse To Be A Victim

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Safety experts agree the single most important step toward ensuring your personal safety is making the conscious decision to Refuse To Be A Victim®. You stand a much better chance of preventing criminal attack if you develop a safety plan before you need it. That is why the Refuse To Be A Victim® crime prevention seminar was developed. Another excellent program of the National Rifle Association. Read more about this program at http://refuse.nra.org/

The seminar teaches easy-to-understand methods you can use to increase awareness and prevent criminal confrontation. In just six hours, you will get the tools you need to develop your own personal safety strategy, including information about:

  • The Psychology of the Criminal Mind
  • Home & Phone Security
  • Automobile & Travel Security
  • Personal & Technological (On-line) Security
  • Self-Defense Devices and Training Options
  • Basic Self Defense Techniques
  • And more!

Certificates are awarded to participants who successfully complete the NRA RTBAV class.

Customized Classes are available for businesses, schools, youth, churches and other groups. Call us about customizing a class for your specific needs.

NRA Basic Pistol

The NRA’s Basic Pistol firearms class will be offered from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. on:

  • Saturday, June 25, 2016
  • Saturday, September 24, 2016

This class if for all individuals and covers the use of handguns, rifles and shotguns. NRA Basic Pistol course will help you develop the knowledge, skills and attitude that are needed to successfully pursue your shooting interests.

Upon completion, a participant should be able to select, clean and store a firearm, understand ammunition, and know how to safely load, unload and fire a gun. Cost for the this class is $70.

Concealed Carry Course

The one-day Kansas Concealed Carry course offered from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on:

  • Saturday, April 16th, 2016
  • Saturday, August 27th, 2016
  • Saturday, October 29, 2016

The classes will take place in the John Collins Vocational Building at GCCC.

The concealed carry course is conducted in partnership with the Sand and Sage Rifle and Pistol Club. Sanctioned by the Office of the Kansas Attorney General, it uses instructors certified by the National Rifle Association.

Successful completion meets training requirements to qualify for the permit. Permit application is open at the website of the Kansas attorney general, www.ksag.org or any Kansas sheriff’s office.

Instruction includes a review of firearm basics and safe handling of firearms, and also covers criminal and civil legal issues, citizen responsibility and interaction with law enforcement. The cost is $125 per person.

Women On Target

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The NRA’s Women on Target basic firearms class will be offered from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. on:

  • Saturday, June 18, 2016
  • Saturday, December 10, 2016

The class is for women only and covers the use of handguns, rifles and shotguns, including live fire instruction and practice on the Sand and Sage range, weather permitting.

Upon completion, a participant should be able to select, clean and store a firearm, understand ammunition, and know how to safely load, unload and fire a gun. Certificates will be awarded to participants who successfully complete the course, which costs $70.

Defensive Driving

This seminar could save a life, reduce liability insurance five to 10 percent and reduce collision insurance. This course is offered from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on:

  • Saturday, October 1, 2016

In the John Collins Vocational Technical Building. This course is widely used by courts, municipalities, schools, business and industry, government and the general public for driver improvement. The cost is $75 per person and includes textbook and testing-certification.

Pre-registration is available by contacting team-t@gcccks.edu or 620-276-9629.