The DPS “Certificate of Training” LTC-100 contains two distinct sections. The “Classroom Training” and the “Proficiency Demonstration”. Both can be completed by the same certified CHL instructor – or they can be performed by separate instructors.
By law, the “Classroom Training” is now (since Sept. 1, 2013) specified to be 4 to 6 hours, while the “Proficiency Demonstration” has no such minimum or maximum time constraints. Although DPS has stated repeatedly (since 1995) in LTC instructor classes that the LTC “demonstration of proficiency” is NOT intended to teach beginners how to shoot a handgun, many (normally part-time) instructors continue to mix very inexperienced (and sometimes pure novice) shooters on the firing line with experienced shooters. Therefore, “shooting tests” in many range environments often creates anxiety for all participants, with many failures. As such, we offer the following approximately 2 ½ hour private class only (no one else in the range) option for: