Defensive Handgun Level I & CCW

Class Info

Price: $200 + $20 Range Fee (Range Fee Applies to Non-Members of Wren's Ranch Range Only)

Street Safe Defense has now put their popular CCW class PowerPoint and lecture information on-line.
Students will now be required to watch the CCW PowerPoint and instructor lecture video BEFORE coming to class.
We also highly recommend that you read the Street Safe Defense Handgun Safety Manual and take the written test BEFORE coming to the range for physical instruction and handgun(s) qualification.
Upon arriving at the Wrens Range in Perris, all students will receive an additional one hour CCW handgun safety and legal liability lecture from our firearms instructor(s) prior to commencing actual physical handgun training.

Safety Manual & Online Quiz: Quiz & Info HERE
Class Training - Online: Start Online Training
Time: 8:00 am - 4:00pm
Range location: Wren's Ranch in Perris
Get Directions Here

Registration Below

Course Description

This is an introductory course, designed for people who are already familiar with their handguns and firearms safety and who anticipate becoming an armed citizen, as well as those who want additional training in the safety and proper handling of firearms at home and in public personal self-defense shooting skills. The course will focus on the following topics: firearms safety; shooter responsibility and self-defense laws; handgun familiarity; handgun manipulation; basic marksmanship; threat assessment and firing a holstered handgun from the 3 yds, 5 yds and 10 yds ranges.

For those making application for or renewing their Concealed Carry Weapons (CCW) permit, this class is fully approved by the Riverside and San Diego County Sheriff Departments for obtaining a CA CCW permit. The class also involves the complete CCW program for Arizona (which also covers 32 other states) at no additional charge.

The course involves approximately five hours of range practical and CCW handgun qualification, along with an emailed lecture and PowerPoint of legal liability, personal safety and self-defense law lecture. Students applying for a CA and/or AZ+32 states CCW permits must take and successfully pass a written test.

Course Instructors – All are current or retired, fully-certified, law enforcement, NRA instructors and court experts in firearms, self-defense and deadly force.

Participants MUST be 21 years or older to apply for a CCW permit.

Don't want a CCW? This is also a good class for improving your handgun skills and reviewing the legalities of using firearms for home defense.

If you are not a member at Wren's Ranch, please make sure you also purchase the $20 range fee.
The course fee includes certification of qualification with up to 2 handguns. Any additional handguns will be $35 each to certify the qualification.
​ If you wish to qualify with more than 2 handguns, make sure you also purchase the appropriate number of additional qualifying tokens.

**Mandatory steps in order to receive your certification**

After Registering & Before your class date, please make sure you:
1. Study for and take your online quiz before your class date.
  · Quiz & Info Here.(opens in new window)
2. Complete the online classroom training portion of the class.
  · Online Classroom Training Here.(opens in new window)

What to Bring to Class

The following is the list of items you should bring with you to the Defensive Handgun Level I & CCW course:

  • Semi-automatic pistol: 380 Cal, 9mm, 40 Cal., 45 Cal; or double-action revolver in 38 spcl, 357 mag, 41 mag
  • 150 rounds of factory ammunition (no home reloads)
  • At least 3 magazines for each semi-auto pistol - one speed loader for revolvers
  • Good quality outside the waistband holster for each firearm
  • Good quality leather or nylon belt
  • Magazine holders (optional)
  • Baseball style cap with brim
  • Eye (protective or sunglass, wrap around style) and hearing protection
  • Pants with strong belt loops; shirt (no tank tops)
  • Athletic shoes/boots (no open toed shoes)
  • Plenty of water and sunscreen
  • Lightweight jacket or vest for concelaed weapons practice
  • Notebook and pen
  • Folding chair

NOTE: If you have not chosen a holster for your handgun, please refer to the FAQ and links for holster recommendations.

All semi-automatic handguns MUST have the mechanical ability to allow for the receiver slide to be locked to the rear in a ‘safe’ condition. No gun that does not have a receiver slide mechanism that locks the slide to the rear in a safe condition will be allowed in class.

Registration Form

If you are a Wren's Ranch Gun Range member please input your member ID here. If you do not have a membership please make sure you pay the gun range fees or you will not be permitted to take the class without paying the fee. If you do not have your member ID at the moment please remember to bring it with you when you attend your class.
Additional Handguns
The course fee includes certification of qualification with up to 2 handguns. Any additional handguns will be $35 each to certify the qualification. If you will be bringing 2 handguns or less for certification, simply choose none

Cancelation & Refund Policy

If you need to cancel a class, you must notify us no less than 48 hours prior to class. A failure to do so will result in forfeiture of $100.00 of your payment. You must reschedule to take another available class within 30 days after cancellation and pay the balance due. Any complete cancellation will have a $50.00 processing fee applied.

Please, before calling our office with questions, read our FAQ's (frequently asked questions) Section. It is very thorough and has many answers to common questions. Thank You!