Utah Concealed Weapons Permit (Utah CCW)

Instructor Profile:

Mike is passionate about helping people become safe and confident around firearms.  He is the co-founder and instructor for Utah Concealed Carry Permit, LLC,  and genuinely enjoys sharing his knowledge with people in his Gun Safety & Utah Concealed Carry Classes.

Mike has 15+ years experience as a Utah Concealed Carry Permit holder, & 20+ years experience teaching groups.  He has been an active hunter, recreational shooter, long-time NRA member, supporter of our 2nd Amendment rights, avid outdoorsman, & family man who strongly believes that increasing the number of Utah Concealed Weapons Permit holders provides a significant & powerful deterrent against violent crime. For more info click here.

Home invasions require strong measures, so say NO to predators - LOUDER!

Preferred Self-Defense Guns:

  • Primary Carry: Kahr PM9 with Crimson Trace Laser, or Springfield XD .45 Compact with light/laser combo.
  • Backup Carry: Kahr P380 w/CT Laserguard, or S&W BodyGuard 38 with integrated laser, or North American Arms .22 Mag mini revolver.
  • Home-Defense Shotgun: Mossberg 930 JM Pro 12 ga.
  • Rifle: Self-built, custom AR15 carbine.

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Class Schedule

"; State-Approved Utah Concealed Weapons Permit Classes


Classes Taught by a BCI & NRA Certified Utah CCW Instructor


  • 3 Classes: click on Course Highlights tab above for detials.
  • Click here for all costs to get a UT CFP.
  • Click here for info on Utah CCW denial criteria.
  • We teach the full BCI Curriculum for CFPs - no short cuts!!
  • Non-Residents: Please read this about Recent Law Changes.
  • Read article #20 to learn the best way to get fingerprinted.

Top-10 Reasons to Take Our Utah CCW Permit Class:

  1. Competitive & fair fee including our commitment to provide you the very best value for this class available anywhere.  
  2. Read the Google+ reviews written by former students.
  3. Our Utah Concealed Carry Class is taught on multiple days every week:  Tue, & Thu evenings @ 5:30, & Sat morning @ 9:00.  Other days can be added as required.
  4. Learn all the Utah and Federal firearm laws & issues around legally defending against a violent attack including justifications for use of deadly force.
  5. Hands-on instruction & demonstrations with several handguns, and a huge emphasis on GUN SAFETY.
  6. Instructor has 13+ years of concealed carry experience, & 20+ years experience teaching groups.
  7. Includes fast-moving, interesting, & dynamic multimedia presentation.
  8. Relaxed & friendly learning environment - small class sizes.  Emphasis on having fun & thorough understanding of critical Utah CCW terms, concepts, techniques, & legal ramifications.
  9. Mike does this full-time, which means he is available to answer your phone calls and email inquiries pretty much 24/7.
  10. Free - application and passport photo services are included.
Utah Concealed Carry Permit has been rated 5 stars out of 5 based on 355 ratings.
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My last class was Mar. 13th. Taking a break for ~ 6 mos.

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1. CFP Ends Stabbing Spree

2. Being a Present-day Patriot

3. Full Cost of UT CFP

4. Why Lasers & CCW?

5. Why I Conceal Carry

6. Key Utah CCW Concepts

7. Mike's Concealed Carry Tools

8. Mikes Custom AR15

9. Is Concealed Carry Legal at Utah Public Schools?

10. Top-10 Keys to Success

11. ** Review of Kahr PM9 with CTI LaserGuard

12. Mike's Recommended Reading

13. Permit - Denial Criteria

14. A Big Mistake to Avoid!

15. New CCW Pistols for 2012

16. ** Book Review - After You Shoot by Alan Korwin

17. ** Book Review - More Guns Less Crime

18. New Utah “Legal Brandishing” Law

19. When is Deadly Force Justified?

20. Guide to Salt Lake Vicinity Fingerprinting Services

21. Where's the Gun Ranges?

22. What is the Optimal Concealed Carry Gun?

23. 2011 Non-Utah Resident Permit Changes

24. Why No Range Shooting Required?

25. Bluffdale Neighborhood Watch Shooting

26. Trolley Square Rampage

27. Elizabeth Smart Abduction

28. ** Review of Springfield XD .45 ACP

29. ** Review of NAA .22-Mini Revolver

30. ** Review of Heckler & Koch 45 Compact

31. ** Review of Kimber Ultra Carry II .45 ACP

32. Utah CCW - Levels of Home Security

33. Selecting a Utah Concealed Weapons Permit Class

34. Reciprocity

35. 2nd Amendment Refresher

36. No CCW Class Req'd for Utah Police

37. We Need More Utah Permit Holders

38. Common Misconceptions

39. How to Buy a Gift Certificate

40. How to Arrange For a Private Class

41. Why Join The NRA?

42. 2012 Utah Gun Law Changes

43. Go to UCCP Blog