Skip to main content
Ames Izaak Walton League
Main Content

4-Hour Utah/Arizona/Iowa Concealed Firearms Permit Course

October 25, 2014, 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM (US Central)

Chapter House

This course fulfills the training requirements for Utah, Arizona and Iowa concealed firearm permits. The class is tailored for individuals who already know how to safely operate a firearm.

After a brief review of gun safety, the course will cover the following topics:

Legal aspects of self-defense shootings

  • Three criteria required for legal use of deadly force (AOJ)
  • Use of deadly force in a “Fleeing Felon” scenario
  • Problems with warning shots

Tactics during a gunfight

  • Color codes of awareness
  • Use of cover and concealment
  • Physiological changes that occur during a shooting

What to do after a self-defense shooting

  • Common mistakes after a justified shooting
  • Interacting with witnesses
  • Interacting with responding officers and investigating officers
  • Reasons not to remain silent after a shooting
  • Five things to say after a shooting

We will also go over the psychological and emotional impact of using deadly force. There will be no live-fire portion.

After covering the theoretical aspects of the course, students will spend the remainder of class participating in role-playing scenarios using dummy guns. The scenarios, which are based on various real-life defensive situations, provide an opportunity for students to apply the principles they’ve learned in class. There will be a discussion of the practical and legal aspects of each scenario after its completion.

After completing this course and obtaining the Utah, Arizona and Iowa concealed firearm permits, students will be able to carry in the following states (subject to change, always double-check before visiting another state): Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Mexico, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

The course will be held October 25 from 1-5pm at the Ames Izaak Walton League Chapterhouse. Cost is $75. For more information, please email me at or call me at (515) 291-6955.

« Back

© 2024 Ames Izaak Walton League. All rights reserved