​BSIS Basic Firearms Course (16 Hrs.)

This course will cover the moral and legal aspects of  practical shooting. This course is for security guards and firearms, firearm safety, firearms nomenclature, and meets  the requirements for the Bureau of Security and Investigative Services and Concealed Weapons Permits. This course is also for civilians interested in obtaining a  Carry Concealed Weapons (CCW) permit and practicum training at the Gun Range.

Note: You must be 18 or older in order to take this class.

This is a not-for-credit course. As such, you will not earn units and the class will not be reflected on your banner schedule or on transcripts.

Cost : $150 per person (first time) and $40 (re-qualifiers)

Instructor : Mr. Dan Wells

Class Dates offered for the 2013 year:
June 25, 27 & 29
September 10, 12 & 14
November 12, 14 & 16 
Tuesdays & Thursdays: BICS Training Center, Room 3 (click here for driving directions to the training center)
Saturdays: Visalia PD Gun Range (7400 Ave 328, Visalia, CA)
Time : 6 pm-10 pm Tuesday (at COS)
           6 pm-10 pm-Thursday (at COS)
           8 am-5 pm-Saturday (at Visalia PD Gun Range)
Directions to the gun range : From Hwy 198W take Plaza Dr. Exit (Rd 80); Going North, Turn left(west) on Ave 328; Range approx. 3/4 mi. on right
Supplies students will need to bring
For Tuesday/Thursday class:
  • Paper and pen for note taking.
For Saturday class (Gun Range):
  • Your firearm, holster, and 200 rounds of ammunition (NO reloaded materials allowed).
*Note: When transporting, the firearm and the ammunition must be located in different areas of the car, aka: NOT TOGETHER.
  • Eye and ear protection.
  • Lunch and drinks for the day.
Click here to register for this course.
Click here for step-by-step instructions on the registration process.
Cancellation & Refund Policy:
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Last Updated: 5/1/2013 4:07 PM