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Security & Firearms

Mid-America Training Center

FFL License Number available upon request.

Security & Firearms Training

Mid-America Training Center, located in Belleville, IL, is our private training facility providing security and firearms training for our community, as well as licensed security professionals.


Our curriculums are tailored for all skill levels, whether you are looking to complete a concealed carry course or beginning a career as a private security professional. We will assist you in assessing your training needs and providing training options to aid you in obtaining your career goals.


   We are a FFL license dealer.

What We Offer

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Concealed carry

Training for law enforcement & security professionals

Firearms transfers

Our Training Services

Four solutions for all your investigative needs.

Firearms Training

MATC's firearms instructors are all current or former law enforcement/military members with specialized firearms instructor credentials. Our training concepts are simple, understand the goals of our students (individual or group), and tailor training courses to their needs/goals from basic to advanced.


We are not competition shooting coaches, but instead focus on private citizens, licensed security officers, and commissioned law enforcement officers who are looking to enhance their individual shooting skills. We can create a shooting curriculum for you, or you can select one of our core firearms programs to enhance your shooting experience.

Classes Available

Illinois Concealed Carry Weapons (CCW) Course

  • 16 Hours — For all Illinois residents not possessing previous firearms training as identified by the state of Illinois 

  • 8 Hours — For Illinois residents with previous firearms training (US military/law enforcement/licensed security) accepted by the state of Illinois

Basic Pistol Course

  • 6 Hours — This course is designed to indoctrinate the novice shooter with safe gun handling and shooting skills using either a revolver or semi-automatic handgun. Emphasis will be placed on weapons safety (including cleaning and storage in the home), in addition to handgun shooting fundamentals. This course includes basic malfunction clearing skills.

  • Course Goal — At the end of the 8 hours the shooter is expected to be able to safely handle the weapon and qualify on a 5 – 25 yard course with a minimum of 75% score. (30 round course)

Advanced Defensive Pistol

  • 6 Hours — This course is designed for the proficient target shooter wanting to enhance their shooting expertise and defensive shooting skills. The course of instruction will focus on advanced skills to include strong and support hand shooting, advanced malfunction drills, multiple targets, moving and shooting from barricades, shooting in or around vehicles, and shoot/don’t shoot scenario based training

Firearms & Accessories Sales

Mid-America Training Center is a licensed gun dealer with access to multiple wholesale gun dealers. If you are looking for a particular weapon or accessory, contact us for comparison pricing and availability.


Wholesale pricing on ammunition is also available.

Firearms Transfer Inquiry Program

As a current Federal Firearms License holder, we provide firearms transfer services from dealers to individual buyers across the United States.


Our services

  • Licensed shipping and receiving services for all firearms

  • Firearms Transfer Inquiry Program Services (Instant Background Check)

Less-than-Lethal Force Training

We provide Licensed Security and Commissioned Law Enforcement only.

  • ASP Baton Course (Basic) – 6 hours

  • ASP Handcuffing Course (Basic) – 4 hours

  • OC Spray Certification (Basic) – TBD

  • Taser Certification (C2 Bolt) – TBD

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