- December 12, 2020 - December 13, 2020
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
This class is taught by Tom McDonald, Instructor for NFI.
Tom McDonald served 30-years with the Los Angeles Police Department. His assignments included Patrol in Hollywood Division and in South Central Los Angeles, as a member of a Special Problems Unit, a Gang Enforcement Unit, and as a Field Training Officer. Tom was selected to serve on LAPD’s Special Weapons and Tactics team (SWAT). As an element member Tom was assigned as a Scout on an entry team, as a SWAT sniper, and as a Hostage Negotiator. During this period, LAPD SWAT trained extensively with numerous local SWAT teams, the FBI’s enhanced Los Angeles SWAT team as well as the Bureau’s Hostage Rescue Team, and many US military and international Tier-1 teams.
After retiring from the LAPD in 2013 as a Captain Tom served as the Chief of Police for the City of West Sacramento until he left active service altogether in December of 2019.
Tom is Certified Northern Firearms Pistol, CCW Instructor, and California Department of Justice (CA DOJ) certified firearms instructor.
$229.00 Course Fee
$20.00 Range Fee = $249.00 (total)
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SACRAMENTO/YOLO COUNTY AUTHORIZED 16 HOUR CALIFORNIA CCW COURSE. This course meets the mandated training requirement for Sacramento and Yolo Counties. As each county has its own training requirement you may be able to attend a course that is only 8 hours long and costs less. Check with your county for more details. NFI is proud to offer courses in all Northern and Central California counties. If you are looking for a course in another county just navigate back to our home page!
FOR SACRAMENTO COUNTY RESIDENTS, PLEASE NOTE YOUR TRAINING CERTIFICATE IS VALID FOR 180 DAYS FROM THE DATE OF COMPLETION. YOU MUST HAVE YOUR CCW PERMIT ISSUED TO YOU WITHIN THESE 180 DAYS OTHERWISE YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO ATTEND ANOTHER 4 HOURS OF TRAINING. THUS, IT IS HIGHLY SUGGESTED THAT YOU ALREADY HAVE YOUR APPLICATION SUBMITTED TO THE SHERIFF’S OFFICE AND INTERVIEW SCHEDULED PRIOR TO REGISTERING FOR THIS CLASS.
PLEASE REFER TO THE SACRAMENTO COUNTY SHERIFF’S WEB PAGE FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION AND FAQs:
Please note: Our classes are nearly always completely full. The cancellation policy is designed to protect your reserved seat in our course. The cancellation policy is detailed at the bottom of this page.
The course will be taught at….
Placer Sporting Club, 2001 Opportunity Drive, Roseville CA 95678
SATURDAY and SUNDAY – The class time is 9:00 am to 6:00 pm:
*NOTE: Please do not bring firearms and/or ammunition to class on this day.
Please print out and complete the following attached Waivers for NFI, and the Placer Sporting Club, and please scan and email them to your instructor, Tom McDonald at email@example.com prior to the first day of class. (If you are unable to scan them, you may bring paper copies of your completed waivers to the first day of class.)
Packing list for this course:
- CLASSROOM (Saturday and Sunday): Pen and notepad, along with all completed waiver forms if not emailed to instructor prior to class.
- CLASSROOM AND RANGE (Sunday):
- Each handgun you want to include on your CA CCW (up to three)
- A minimum of 100 cartridges for each handgun
- Eye and ear protection
If you have additional questions, please contact:
Tom McDonald – NFI Senior Instructor
PLEASE REVIEW OUR CANCELLATION POLICY: Training fees include a 50% non-refundable deposit. Cancellations prior to the start of the class will be given a 50% refund of training fees, or a one-time reschedule of training within one year. Students who are absent from any portion of a class without notice will not be eligible for refund. Please contact your instructor as early as possible to cancel your class. Text number: 213-509-0166