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Concealed Pistol License (CPL)

We asked 72 job seekers about their Concealed Pistol License (CPL). This is what they told us:

  • 42% of job seekers said "make more money" was the biggest reason for earning their Concealed Pistol License (CPL)
  • 50% said earning their Concealed Pistol License (CPL) helped them make more money
  • 56% said earning their Concealed Pistol License (CPL) helped them get a job
  • 100% said they would recommend a family member or friend earn their Concealed Pistol License (CPL)

What are people saying about getting a Concealed Pistol License (CPL)?

Did this certification help you make more money?

Based on 72 responses

50% said earning their Concealed Pistol License (CPL) helped them make more money

Did this certification help you get a job?

Based on 72 responses

56% said earning their Concealed Pistol License (CPL) helped them get a job

Would you recommend this certification?

Based on 72 responses

100% said they would recommend a family member or friend earn their Concealed Pistol License (CPL)

Why did you decide to earn your Concealed Pistol License (CPL)?

Based on 72 responses

Required for my current job

29%

Make more money

42%

Changing careers

22%

Get an edge over other candidates

17%

Help my career progression

42%

Other

40%

What was your job title after earning this certification?

Based on 50 responses

Armed Security Officer View jobs

22%

Security Officer View jobs

14%

Armed Guard View jobs

10%

Security Guard View jobs

8%

Forklift Operator View jobs

6%

What do people wish they knew before earning their Concealed Pistol License (CPL)?

45 people answered

“I wish i knew What places allow this type of certification.”

Nov. 22, 2019

“Knew that jobs was hiring for this.”

Nov. 19, 2019

“Many employers are looking for this certification, I wish I'd researched more hospital opportunities.”

Oct. 31, 2019

“I have everything before i got this cert”

Oct. 30, 2019

“Opportunities that come with the certification.”

Oct. 21, 2019

What advice would you give to someone interested in earning their Concealed Pistol License (CPL)?

57 people answered

“You need to get to to protect yourself as well as your family and you cant get into certain jobs without it so in my case its good to have.”

Nov. 22, 2019

“Are you going to use the certification on a regular basis.”

Nov. 21, 2019

“Pay attention and be open minded and understand that the training to possess a firearm does not end with the 8hrs class.”

Nov. 17, 2019

“Be in the military or law enforcement for a couple of years first.”

Nov. 10, 2019

“Used it wisely and learn all the laws and regulations while obtaining the license.”

Oct. 31, 2019

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