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CVTC offers firearms training courses


Eau Claire (Press Release) - People of all skill levels who want to learn to handle their firearms better have a chance to do so at one of the area's top indoor firing ranges.

Chippewa Valley Technical College is offering firearms training courses for the community. Participants have the choice of three levels - basic, intermediate, or advanced training, and all include live fire in CVTC's indoor firing range located at the Emergency Service Education Center on the west side of Eau Claire.  Either a Concealed Carry permit or a valid background check is required prior to registration. 

Courses are taught by certified instructors employed by CVTC and certified through the Department of Justice. Start dates for each level of class are available throughout April and May. All course information, including scheduling, can be found online at

"Whether you are just learning how to handle firearms, or have been using them for many years, you can get a lot out of additional training. This is a tremendous opportunity for firearms users of all levels to spend some time with certified experts at a top-notch range. It's an experience that can be both educational and enjoyable," said Judi Anibas, one of the instructors for the classes.

Chippewa Valley Technical College delivers superior, progressive technical education which improves the lives of students, meets the workforce needs of the region, and strengthens the larger community. Campuses are located in Chippewa Falls, Eau Claire, Menomonie, Neillsville and River Falls. CVTC serves an 11-county area in west central Wisconsin. CVTC is part of the Wisconsin Technical College System (WTCS) and is one of 16 WTCS colleges located throughout the state.

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