Michigan Concealed Pistol Class
"Plus" Training Program

The CPL Gold Standard Class

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Welcome to the NRA Personal Protection in the Home (PPITH) Concealed Pistol Class

A two in one training event - one class and one fee -  Here you have the advantage of learning two critical parts of the CPL in one class

 1. The CPL Firearms Laws of Michigan and Legal Liability

 2. The NRA Personal Protection In The Home Class

 1. Class Introduction and overview

Two days of training :    The course is divide into two days to allow for additional training content.

Content that cannot be done in a standard 8 hour class due to live fire range limitations and the time constraints of classroom training. 


There are three segments of training :

  1. On line preparation

  2. Classroom and shooting simulator

   3. Live Fire Range

Separate range and class dates are scheduled for each month.

The applicant can attend any of the days published.


 Plus Factor add on Training

content serves two reason to be included in the class:

(1) Required topics contained in CPL content 

(2) items needed in a court defensible program   read more



The content items are:


    The use of holsters and concealed carry gear

   Self-defense shooting skills

   Shoot/donít shot shoot decision making

   Shooting positions


2. CPL Class Outline

Part one:  Home Study: On line class preparation training - 3.0 hours

Part Two:  Day one - Classroom content:  7.0 hours 

All CPL content

Range preparation including the course of fire practice with our shooting simulator

Plus Factor content

     The use of holsters and concealed carry gear

     Self-defense shooting skills

     Shoot/donít shot shoot decision making

     Shooting positions


 Part Three: Day two : Range  3.0 hours

 Live fire Shooting skills -  see CPL  Course of Fire


















3. Registration and Training Fees

Training Fees :  Fees are based on the ONE FEE PAYS ALL PROGRAM


 open class individual registration : $150.00 each

  Private Instruction:

  one person: 210.00

  2 persons or more - 180.00 each


Class Registration and Payment   


Registration and payment process:

Click on button and that will take you to the registration form. 

Here is where you will find the following sections:

 1. Registration

  2.  Class Dates

 3.  Range Dates

 4.  Class fee 

 5. Payment

 The payment process is through PayPal.  You can pay with credit card or a PayPal account

 Complete the payment process and you will be redirected to the class preparation study page.

 There are four study parts to the study program, each with its own test.   Review the material on the study page and complete the test.

 Submit the test to me for evaluation.  It will be corrected in the class or on line as appropriate.  




4. Items included in price of the class

2 Class manuals

100 rounds of ammunition (Each)  We supply the ammunition with the prepaid EZ enrollment program

Eye and ear protection (furnished by HGTS) 

Eye glasses are approved eye protection. We supply goggles that fit over your classes if you prefer.

One handgun (furnished by HGTS)

Range and Class fees

Exceptions are:

1. $10.00 credit for students  that supply there own ammunition

2. Students may use one of our center fire handguns at no extra charge.

 3. We do not included center fire ammo with the CPL class fee.  Student is responsible for ammunition costs.



5. Items Supplied by the student

Class clothing - casual clothing such as blue jeans etc. is recommended

Ladies  - please no low cut top wear- hot empty cases ejected form a semi auto handgun can fall into places that create a real discomfort factor. 

Shoes -  Generally wear shoes that help prevent slipping and falling. 

Athletic shoes such as running and walking shoes are usually the best.   No open toe shoes or sandals.

One baseball cap - Ejected cases have been known to fall behind safety glasses. A cap of any type helps protect your eyes.

Note: Prescription eye glasses are approved as safety glasses at the range. If you wear classes and use them to shoot a hat provides a visor over your eyes to help prevent ejected cases for falling behind you glasses. 




6. Michigan State Police Section

    The CPL holder/gun owner YOU are responsible for staying current on laws and CPL issues.

  You are not automatically put on a government update data base when you purchase a firearm or apply for a concealed pistol license.

   You are responsible for finding resources that will provide reliable information. There are many sources that provide this information on websites and social media. The only reliable source is the government entity publishing the laws .

 MSP contact web page

   MSP - Contact Phone Numbers

   Firearms: 517-241-1917
  Concealed Pistol License: 517-284-3700


   Use these links to sign up for Legal Resources and Updates

    MSP connect click here for connect instructions 

   MSP civilian updates - see   MSP Email Updates on connect website