Become a certified USCCA Instructor

Teach CCW/CHL classes

Steps To Become A Certified Instructor

Call 1-877-577-4800 to purchase your eLearning module and to order your toolkit. Instructor candidates can purchase these together at a discounted price. (You will receive your toolkit after completing Step 3, the USCCA Instructor Certification Course.)
 CLICK HERE to sign up for the Instructor Tool Kit


1. Activate and complete the USCCA Concealed Carry & Home Defense Fundamentals eLearning module. 
CLICK HERE to sign up for the E-Learning Module
At this time, you will also purchase your USCCA Instructor Toolkit which includes your classroom presentation PowerPoint, 10 copies of Concealed Carry & Home Defense Fundamentals by Michael Martin, a classroom poster, 10 copies of Concealed Carry Magazine, and a USCCA Instructor Polo and range cap.
2. Sign up for the USCCA Instructor Certification class with me as your USCCA Training Counselor. 
CLICK HERE to sign up with me as your Training Counselor
3. Attend my USCCA Instructor Certification course with me as the USCCA Training Counselor and qualify by passing both live fire and written examinations. You will receive your toolkit after completing the USCCA Instructor Certification Course.

Thanks, Todd Karam
USCCA Training Counselor # 600422


The USCCA Instructor Toolkit includes: Concealed Carry and Home Defense Fundamentals; complete 235-slide, eight-lesson PowerPoint Presentation; 14 professional quality classroom videos that enhance the subject being discussed; and one classroom poster printed in high resolution color, using the same incredible graphics from the book and PowerPoint.

To add even more value to the Instructor Toolkit, we’ve also included 10 issues of Concealed Carry Magazine, a USCCA branded Instructor polo shirt, a USCCA branded range cap, and 50 postage-paid Concealed Carry Magazine subscription postcards for you to use to gain extra revenue!

  • Concealed Carry & Home Defense Fundamentals Presentation Package

    The Concealed Carry & Home Defense Fundamentals Presentation Package includes a 235-slide, 8-lesson PowerPoint Presentation including 14 professional quality classroom videos that enhance the subject being discussed.

    Classroom Videos Included:

    1. Explaining the “Reasonable Person Test”

    2. Clearing Semi-Automatics

    3. The Slap, Rack and Roll Drill

    4. Clearing Three Types of Semi-Automatic Failures

    5. The Isosceles Stance

    6. The Weaver Stance

    7. Why Not to Give Your Side of the Story

    8. The Miranda Warning and Search & Seizure Laws

    9. Stopping Severe Bleeding

    10. The Miranda Warning and Search and Seizure

    11. Drawing from the Holster

    12. The FBI Flashlight Hold

    13. The Harries Flashlight Hold

    14. The Surefire Flashlight Hold

  • 10 Copies Of The Concealed Carry & Home Defense Fundamentals Textbook

    Working in collaboration with expert photographers and illustrators, Michael Martin created what’s now considered to be the industry standard for concealed carry and home defense textbooks. More than 100,000 responsibly armed Americans have already purchased Michael’s book.

  • Classroom Poster

    You’ll get one classroom poster printed in high resolution color, using the same incredible graphics from the book and PowerPoint. As an affiliate instructor, you can purchase additional posters to enhance the look of your classroom.

  • 10 Copies Of An Issue of Concealed Carry Magazine

    More than 100,000 responsibly armed Americans read every issue of Concealed Carry Magazine from cover-to-cover. With insight from nationally-known trainers and self-defense experts and no-holds-barred, politically incorrect commentary, Concealed Carry Magazine is The Ultimate Resource For Anybody Who Carries A Gun.

  • USCCA Branded Instructor Polo Shirt and Range Cap

    The USCCA and 5.11 Tactical have teamed up to bring you the exclusive USCCA Affiliate Instructor Polo which will help you to look as professional as your presentation. Wear the USCCA exclusive Affiliate Instructor Range Cap at home, the classroom, or the range.

  • 50 Postage-paid Concealed Carry Magazine
    Subscription Postcards

    As an Affiliate Instructor, you will receive 15% of the revenue on any subscription postcard returned to the USCCA with your name and instructor number on it! As a bonus, you’ll also be paid 15% of the membership fee for any of your students that upgrade to a USCCA membership!

USCCA eLearning:
Your Complete Personal Defense Master Plan

Here’s Exactly What You’ll Learn…


Developing a Personal & Home Protection Plan

  • The purpose of having a personal and home protection plan

  • Conflict Avoidance and why it’s so important

  • Colonel Jeff Cooper’s Color Codes of Awareness

  • Observing your environment

  • Evaluating your home security


Self-Defense Firearms Basics

  • The Universal Safety Rules

  • Clearing handguns

  • Understanding a handgun’s action

  • Understanding revolvers and semi-automatics

  • Defining which handgun is right for you

  • Ammunition components and defining calibers

  • Defining common malfunctions and how to clear them

  • Introduction of shotguns and AR-15 platforms

  • Other use of force options


Defensive Shooting Fundamentals

  • Defensive Shooting vs. Marksmanship

  • Explanation of muscle memory

  • Establishing proper grip

  • Discovering your natural and neutral shooting platform

  • Aligning the muzzle to the target

  • Point/Instinctive shooting

  • Flash sight picture

  • Precise sight alignment

  • Trigger control


The Legal Use of Force

  • Reasonable Force and Deadly Force

  • The "Use of Force Continuum"

  • How will a prosecutor evaluate your case?

  • Defense of home and property


Violent Encounters and Their Aftermath

  • The physiology of fight or flight

  • Adrenaline and endorphins

  • Visual, Auditory, and Memory Distortions

  • Recognizing a threat

  • Issuing commands and evaluating your options

  • When you’re left with no other choice…

  • The immediate aftermath

  • When the police arrive

  • The financial aftermath


Gear and Gadgets

  • Holsters

  • Tactical flashlights

  • Laser sights

  • Gun safes & storage


Basic and Advanced Skills

  • Creating a training program

  • Dry fire training

  • Fundamental drills

  • Speed and accuracy drills

  • Drawing from the holster

  • Flashlight holds

  • Virtual training


Inside School Shootings: What We’ve Learned

  • Active Shooter Events by the numbers

  • Factors that did or could have affected the outcomes

  • Why currently proposed solutions won’t work

  • A four point plan for preventing school shootings

  • What could have been done differently in well-known events

  • The math behind ineffective new gun laws

Just Released!LESSON 9:

Emergency First Aid: Become Your Own First Responder

  • Learn how to accurately assess a patient when seconds count

  • Get detailed instruction on how to deal with life-threatening issues—such as serious bleeding, a compromised airway, spinal injuries, broken bones, and much more

  • Learn how to take on traumatic emergencies when paramedics are unavailable

  • And get informed on how to sustain someone's life until they can be delivered to the emergency room