Monday, February 29, 2016

LCCC to Hold Pennsylvania ACT 235 Lethal Weapons Training and Recertification

Schnecksville, Pa., Lehigh Carbon Community College (LCCC) is offering classes teaching students with jobs in safety and security how to properly use lethal weapons, both with or without firearms and in recertification.

The basic course is designed for students whose profession is in the field of security, protective patrol, detective or criminal investigation. Use of firearms and other lethal weapons, such as batons, will be covered. Classes (with firearms) are held March 8 through 17 and June 20 through 24; cost is $295. Times and locations vary between LCCC’s main campus in Schnecksville and the Emmaus Police Indoor Range.

A noncredit Pennsylvania Lethal Weapons Training Act 235 firearms recertification course is also offered. Registered students receive an instructional lecture and range qualification training in compliance with the Pennsylvania Lethal Weapons Training Act 235 for individuals employed in providing security, protective patrol, investigative services for a fee and who carry a firearm.

Recertification (with firearms) is offered on March 19, April 23, May 18 and June 15, runs from 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. at Emmaus Police Indoor Range. Tuition is $100. Each student must supply his or her own handgun and ammunition.

Individual courses can be scheduled by contacting