HQL Classes

Course Name:  MD Handgun Qualification License Course

Cost:  $160.00 per person

Course Overview:  Required 4 hour course for new purchasers of handguns in Maryland.  Certain exceptions apply.  Includes required digital LiveScan fingerprinting onsite.

Course Length:  4 hours

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

Live fire session

Pre-requisitesNo prior experience required. You will need to fill out and submit a LiveScan form in advance. 

Next Course: The HQL class meets the state of Maryland's requirements to apply for your HQL license. To continue in your training, we recommend the NEXT Steps Training class.

Please note: The button below will take you our course overview page, where you can select your firearm class of choice from the dropdown menu, then register for available dates and times. If you have any questions about registration, please give us a call at 410-335-5100.