Private LTC


The License to Carry (LTC) Program is a 4-6 hour class, mandated by the Texas Department of Public Safety. The LTC class does not teach basic firearm or shooting instruction. If you do not own a handgun, you may rent one from Athena.

Interested in a Private LTC?
Please email [email protected] or call 713-461-5900 to schedule.

  • 2-5 guests: $400 per person
  • 6-20 guests: $250 per person

Athena LTC program includes:

  • State mandated 4-6 hours of instruction and written exam
  • Firearm proficiency test
  • A completed LTC-100
  • Hearing and eye protection
  • One box of ammunition (.380ACP, 9MM, .40S&W, .45ACP, or .38SPL) if available

Equipment required:

  • Handgun
  • A current Texas Driver’s License
  • The firearm being used cannot have a laser or optic.


Must already be proficient with firearms, we recommend taking our Handgun Essentials Class prior to signing up.

All participants must provide a 48-hour notice to reschedule. 

All class fees are NON REFUNDABLE and do not include the state application fee. Class completion does not guarantee a License to Carry will be approved. The Texas Department of Public Safety makes the final decision based on their guidelines.

If you need to reschedule your class date, please call (713) 461.5900 or email the Athena Training staff at [email protected] as soon as possible. We require 48 hours advanced notice to reschedule.

Individuals must be 21 years of age to attend this class, with the exception of Active Duty Military who must be 18 years of age to attend this class.


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