Maryland Handgun Qualification Course (MD HQL)

  • Price


  • Location

    10001 Derekwood Ln, Suite 204 Lanham, MD 20706, United States of America

  • In-Class Time / Arrival Time

    4 Hours / 9am

  • Range Time

    2 Hours

  • Class Description

    The Maryland HQL course is relevant to Maryland residents only. As a state requirement, Maryland requires its residents to possess a HQL in order to purchase handguns.

  • Course Dates

    June 29th-30th

    July 27th-28th

  • Live Fire

  • Eligible For HQL License

Curriculum Description

  1. State Firearm Law. Overview of the State firearm laws, including discussion of what constitutes a regulated firearm, how to properly purchase or transfer a firearm, where allowed to carry or transport a firearm, when necessary to possess a carry permit, who is prohibited from possessing firearms, and state law relating to minors, permissible levels of force, and use of deadly force.
  2. Home Firearm Safety. Overview of handgun and firearm safety in the home, including discussion of access to minors, locking and storing of firearms, and use of safety devices, such as secure lock boxes.
  3. Handgun Mechanisms and Operation. Overview of the proper operation and safe handling of a handgun, including cleaning and maintenance, the loading and unloading of ammunition, and the differences between revolvers and semi-automatic handguns.
  4. Operation and Handling Demonstration. Orientation component that demonstrates the person’s safe operation and handling of a firearm.
  • What You Will Receive

    Light Refreshments and Beverages

    Certification of Completion

    Explicit Submission Instructions

  • What To Bring

    Notepad and pin. Please note, we do not allow any firearms or weapons of any kind in our training courses.

  • What Is Provided

    Handgun (to be used at the range)

    Ammunition (to be used at the range)

    Ear Protection (to be used at the range)

    Eye Protection (to be used at the range)

    Targets (to be used at the range)


10001 Derekwood Ln, Suite 204 Lanham, MD 20706, United States of America


A mandatory range fee of $50 is not included in the cost of the course. Range fee includes, admission to range, target, ear and eye protection, ammunition and firearm rental.

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