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Duration: Course Length: 4 hours classroom only



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There are no upcoming classes scheduled for this course.

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PLEASE NOTE: If you have a Maryland Medical Marijuana Card, you are ineligible to receive a Handgun Qualification License (HQL) in the State of Maryland. Please do not register for the course.
Cost: $175.00 per person
Course Overview: Required 4 hour course for new purchasers of handguns in Maryland. Certain exceptions apply. 

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Topics Covered

Course Topics:

Classroom Instruction

  1. Pistol knowledge and operation
  2. Pistol action types
  3. Rules for safe gun handling and use
  4. Ammunition knowledge
  5. Fundamentals of pistol shooting
  6. Intro to MD firearms laws
  7. Selecting your first pistol
  8. Maintenance and storage
  9. Application process

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Expectations and Outcomes

The student needs to know and be able to demonstrate safe gun handling, weapon system familiarity, and foundational marksmanship skills. must complete an in Classroom Written Exam, and will receive a Course Completion Certificate after Passing the Live-Fire Range Session

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Basic, Church / Business - Safety / Security, Concealed Carry License, Concealed Carry Training, NRA Courses, Private Classes (Group / Individual), Women's Only Courses

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Documentation Requirements

Students must bring a valid driver’s license or state issued ID to class with them for verification. 
·Students must arrive on time and be present for the entire duration of class

The instructor requires a copy of your Government Issued ID once you register.

The instructor requires a copy of your Concealed Carry Weapons permit once you register.

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Students are encouraged to bring their own gun, but a gun is not necessary and can be provided. Students are responsible for their 100 rounds of ammunition, range fees, & hearing and eye protection.Please wear long pants with pockets, closed toe shoes (no flip flops or sandals), and a crew neck (T-shirt) or button-up shirt (no low-cut neck lines
To ensure safety, there will be NO AMMUNITION in the classroom.