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  • Firearm(s) 2 firearms are included in the pricing. Additional firearms are $25.00 each to certify.
  • Magazine(s) / Pouch / holder – you should bring a minimum of 2.
  • Speedloader(s) / Pouch / holder
  • Ammunition * See below
  • Holster(s) / Belt * See below
  • Hearing & Eye Protection
  • Jacket or other firearm covering apparel (optional but recommended)
  • Sunscreen / Hat (optional based on preference and range choice)
  • Paper and writing instrument (for note taking if you like)
  • Drink / Lunch (optional) *See below.

*AMMUNITION: Practice / Qualification ammunition must be manufactured by a recognized company. Reloaded ammunition is not permitted. You should consider bringing 100+ rounds of target ammunition and 20 rounds of your preferred EDC (Every Day Carry) ammunition.

*HOLSTER(S): You will need to bring the holster you intend to use for EDC.


Department of Justice – Bureau of Firearms:

California Penal Code section 25400 does not prohibit a citizen of the United States over 18 years of age who is in lawful possession of a handgun, and who resides or is temporarily in California, from transporting the handgun by motor vehicle provided it is unloaded and stored in a locked container . (Pen . Code, § 25610 .)

The term “locked container” means a secure container which is fully enclosed and locked by a padlock, key lock, combination lock, or similar locking device . This includes the trunk of a motor vehicle, but does not include the utility or glove compartment . (Pen . Code, § 16850 .)

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Yes there is.  Depending on the recent weather and the range you will be training at dress attire is different.  Most of the training done by 805CCW is preformed at an outdoor range.  If you are training at an outdoor range remember you are going to be using firearms and doing some physical activity as well.  Please do not wear beach flaps / sandals or shorts to the range.  Leave the Tommy Bahama outfit at home.

You should be prepared to walk on uneven ground and ground conditions will vary due to current and past weather conditions.  A good cross training shoe or hiking shoe / boot is a good idea.  Thick socks are also  welcomed added protection.  As listed in the section before this one (“What equipment do I bring to class?”) bring appropriate outer clothing (including hat) as well.

Indoor ranges are more relaxed in the dress attire standards.

You will need to to demonstrate that you can safely handle your gun(s).   Loading, unloading , slide /cylinder and safety feature familiarity along with knowledge of the type of ammunition that the gun uses.  You will also need to accurately shoot at a target from distances up to 15 yards away (45 feet).

Please do not show up for class with a firearm that is brand new and unfired.  You will be disappointed if you do not pass the qualification course required per the Ventura County Sheriff’s Department CCW policy.  An additional day may be needed to get you up to speed.  If this occurs new charges will apply.  Remember if you are taking the CCW course or CCW Recertification course you are expected to be proficient with your firearms as explained in the first paragraph.

805CCW offers “Practical Tactical” training to those that prefer training be tailored to their specific circumstances.
We also offer “Skill Building” training for those that just want to brush up on the basics. 805CCW suggests that you attend a range on a regular basis to keep your skill level at it’s peak.

No, the Ventura County Sheriff’s Department will make that decision. 805CCW only provides the training you need to fulfill to be considered.

805CCW always tries to accommodate the needs of the client, no matter what the number of attendees may be. However, One on One training is our specialty.

No.  The address listed is our delivery / drop zone. We come to you or arrange a meeting location that you are comfortable with.

This depends on you. We have found that training in your home environment is one of the best learning locations. Safety tips and other valuable information can be given more accurately on site as well.  We also regularly hold classes at the range you choose or in a classroom.

No.  Our range locations are private and tailored for professional training venues.  There are exceptions to this rule.  Call us for more details.

That’s because we cater to the clients needs, even if it means splitting classes into two parts.  People are busy, we get that and we will adapt instruction to your schedulenot ours.

Call us. We will do our best to answer any questions you may have or point you in the right direction to get the answer(s).