Ohio CCW Two Hour Range Training

Complete Your 2-Hour Required Range Training

Did you already take an Ohio online training? Complete the 2-hour Ohio required range training at our award-winning training center. You’ll receive the same top-quality range training that has earned us over 1,200 5-Star reviews! There isn’t another trainer in the Nation that can compare!

Steps to get your Ohio concealed carry license:

  1. Take the 6-hour required classroom or online training and receive that certificate.
  2. Take this 2-hour required range training and receive that certificate.
  3. Apply for the license through your county or an adjoining county sheriff’s office using both certificates.

If you still need to complete the 6-hour classroom portion of the Ohio concealed carry class, please visit this site: https://www.armed2defend.com/classes/ohio-concealed-carry-training/

Why Choose Armed2Defend?

We have trained far more students than anyone else.

We’ve used all that experience to fine tune the CCW course to make it as enjoyable, meaningful and useful as possible!

Our students love us!

You’ll find overwhelming evidence on Google, Facebook, Yelp, Angie’s List and Yellow Pages. 

We truly are the top rated concealed carry trainer in Ohio.

 

 

We have a passion for providing not only great instruction, but also great customer service.

We are proud to have earned the Angie’s List Super Service award 6 years: 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, & 2018.

We have a large team of instructors at each class. Our low student to instructor ratios on the range mean plenty of individual attention for you. And you get different view points from different instructors throughout the day.

 

Do You Want a Fun and Engaging CCW Class?

We will teach you in a fun interactive way to ensure that you learn the safe gun handling and usage skills needed for a concealed carrier.

Do You Need a Beginner Firearms Class?

We will train you at your level. At the range you get to pick your level of training, beginner or intermediate. The intermediate level is designed to experienced safe shooters defensive pistols skills (no holsters). 

 

Fun and Engaging Conceal Carry Training

Everything You Need To Get Your CCW License!

Get Everything That You Need!

We are the only trainers who make the whole process simple. By the end of the range training you will be ready to get your concealed carry license.

You Already Have the Certificate for the 6-Hour Online Training

Certificate of Competency for the Range Training

Ohio Concealed Handgun (CCW) License Application

Link to Ohio’s Concealed Carry Laws Manual

You are set to get your CCW license! We have thought through all the detail to make it simple for you.

Fun and Engaging Conceal Carry Training

Do You Want a Fun and Engaging CCW Class?

We will teach you in a fun interactive way to ensure that you learn the safe gun handling and usage skills needed for a concealed carrier.

Do You Need a Beginner Firearms Class?

We will train you at your level. At the range you get to pick your level of training, beginner or intermediate. The intermediate level is designed to experienced safe shooters defensive pistols skills (no holsters). 

Everything You Need To Get Your CCW License!

Get Everything That You Need!

We are the only trainers who make the whole process simple. By the end of the range training you will be ready to get your concealed carry license.

You Already Have the Certificate for the 6-Hour Online Training

Certificate of Competency for the Range Training

Ohio Concealed Handgun (CCW) License Application

Link to Ohio’s Concealed Carry Laws Manual

You are set to get your CCW license! We have thought through all the detail to make it simple for you.

How to Become a Concealed Carrier in Ohio

Verify Eligibility for License With Your County’s Sheriff’s Office. See FAQ #3 Below.

Take In-Person or Online Classroom Training. Then Take Armed2Defend’s Award Winning Ohio Range Training and Earn Your Certificate of Competency

*If you have military experience, see FAQ #4

Within 3 Years of Taking the Class, Schedule an Appointment with the Sheriff’s Office and Apply for Your License.

You will use the combination of the online and range training certificates.

Get Your License and Carry Often!

Range Only Training Details

Course Fee:

$50 and it includes everything that you need for the 2-hour Ohio range training. You can bring your own pistol and 50 rounds of ammo for the training or we’ll provide a 22 lr pistol and ammo for the training. We can also provide the range safety equipment at no additional cost.

There are absolutly NO additional range fees, 22 lr gun rental and ammuntion fees, or range safety equipment rental fees.

What to Bring:

We keep it as simple as possible.

Here is what you NEED to bring:

  • Your photo ID (driver’s license, passport or another form of government photo ID).
  • Dress for the weather. Our covered open range has heaters and fans, but it is still outdoor air. Avoid open toed shoes and loose shirts that might catch casings and burn.

Here are the OPTIONAL items to bring:

  • Pen and paper for notes.
  • Your unloaded handgun and 50 rounds of ammunition (or you can use our 22 lr at no cost). Please be sure your gun is unloaded and secured in a box, bag, or case. No holsters will be allowed. 
  • Eye and ear protection or you can borrow ours at no cost. Side on glasses shields are required. 
  • Targets if you can print 10 copies or so. If not, we’ll have them for you. These are on standard paper. Right handed target, Left handed target.

Range Location:

Our private covered range is within 20 minutes of downtown Columbus Ohio in Canal Winchester Ohio. The actaual address is given when you’re registering for a range training date. Please note, there is absolutly no visiting the range outside of your scheduled time! 

Prerequisite:

This range training is only for those who have already complete the required online or classroom training for the Ohio license. The certificate that you receive after this training will be used in correlation with your certificate from the 6-hour classroom or online training.

All participates need to be 18 or older and you’re not on firearm disability. Class is appropriate for everyone from beginners to advanced shooters.

No visitors are allowed on the range. Only registered students. 

After the class, you have up to 3 years to apply for your CHL (CCW) license. The Sheriff’s office will run a background check when you apply for the concealed carry license after the training.

Course Length:

The range training goes from 3 pm till 5:30 pm. The Ohio concealed carry training requirement is 6 hours of classroom and 2 hours of range time. This is only the required range time. We’ll start the range time with a range safety briefing. 

Gun, Ammo, & Safety Equipment:

If you don’t have a handgun then we’ll supply a 22 caliber pistol and ammo for the training. We’ll also have the range safety equipment for your to borrow if needed. We require side shield on glasses.

If you have a handgun then we suggest that you bring it so that we can train you on yours. In that case, you’ll have to supply a minimum of 50 rounds of ammo for the training. Please feel free to bring more than 50 rounds in case there is an opportunity to do extra shooting. We sell ammo for your convenience but you are welcome to bring your own. We do not have restrictions on the type of casing. No AR style pistols can be used on the range.

Actual Student Testimonials

Julian Suriel
Julian S.
17:20 11 Nov 19
I..learn from them a lot...thanks
Justin Green
Justin G.
02:18 11 Nov 19
Took this class several years ago and it was the best decision I’ve made! Everything about it was awesome and I regularly recommended it to anyone I can.
Iain Johns
Iain J.
13:06 10 Nov 19
The CCW training at Armed2Defend exceeded my expectations. The staff and Instructors were extremely friendly and knowledgeable. In addition, the curriculum was relevant and engaging. I had a blast and absolutely benefited by attending this course. I definitely intend on coming back for refresher trainings and other courses. Armed2Defend thank you so much!
Michael S.
Michael S.
14:05 09 Nov 19
The trainers at armed2defend are good caring people who want to see you succeed. The training facilities are comfortable and the range is well supervised by...
Gary Fullen
Gary F.
23:46 07 Nov 19
They train you good & teach you about your rights & about your gun if you are new to iy
Tim Barrage
Tim B.
00:20 04 Nov 19
Knowledgeable. Professional, and complete training.
Mike Corona
Mike C.
12:54 03 Nov 19
Very well put together course with excellent instructor. Very engaging and thought provoking experience, worth every penny. Way above and beyond the minimum requirements.
Richard Montgomery
Richard M.
22:53 30 Oct 19
Great instructors, good courses to take. Affordable and fun also.
Dillon B.
Dillon B.
10:12 29 Oct 19
I took the NRA Certified Pistol Instructor course at Armed2Defend.I can not say enough about this place. They say what they mean and mean what they say....
Beverly Roumph
Beverly R.
17:19 27 Oct 19
Great training, it's up to me practice and get familiar with my weapon.
Larry Potter
Larry P.
21:39 25 Oct 19
Doing a great job to promote responsible gun ownership with everyone that will listen!
99870
99870
14:00 25 Oct 19
Great place to train! I have gone on to become an a RSO and other NRA and Non NRA programs including youth intro to rifle sponsored in part by a grant from the ODNR.

We are family owned and operated.

You’ll quickly see that our business is more than a business to us. We have a passion to provide meaningful training.

Our instructors are amazing. They will make sure you learn the knowledge, skills and attitude that set the foundation for being a responsibly armed citizen! 

We hope to meet you in a class soon!