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CVTC to hold classes for concealed carry license

Chippewa Valley Technical College will be holding classes that meet the training requirements necessary to receive a concealed carry license.

All classes, which are $15.19 each, will be held at CVTC's Emergency Service Education Center located at 3623 Campus Road, Eau Claire. (Go to for a map to the Emergency Service Education Center.)

Classes will be held on the following days:

Saturday, Nov. 12, 8 a.m.-noon

Saturday, Nov. 12, 1 p.m.-5 p.m.

Thursday, Nov. 17, 6 p.m.-10 p.m.

Thursday, Dec. 1, 6 p.m.-10 p.m.

Saturday, Dec. 3, 8 a.m.-noon

Saturday, Dec. 3, 1 p.m.-5 p.m.

Thursday, Dec. 8, 6 p.m.-10 p.m.

Thursday, Dec. 15, 6 p.m.-10 p.m.

This course will be taught by a certified Department of Justice firearms instructor in compliance with Wisconsin Act 35. This four-hour course will fulfill the training portion of the law. Upon successful completion of this course, a certificate will be issued to the student. This certificate then needs to be submitted to the DOJ for issuance of the actual permit.

The course consists of lecture and a hands-on demonstration. In order to successfully complete this course, the student must pass a written exam and display proficiency in the loading and unloading of a firearm. A student manual and other material will be provided in class.

For more information, call 715-833-6200 or 800-547-2882.

No personal weapons are allowed in the classroom.