Maryland HQL Course

Maryland HQL Course

Is a required 4-hour course for new purchasers of handguns in Maryland.

Cost is $160.00 per person and includes the required Live Scan fingerprinting that is done onsite.

*You will be responsible for the $50.00 application fee to the state police

Classroom Instruction includes:

      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 and self-defense laws
      7. Selecting your first pistol
      8. Maintenance and storage
      9. Application process

Both the Utah CCW and Florida CCW certifications are available as an add on to this course for and additional $30.00 for both.

*You will be responsible for the required application fees

If you have any questions about registration, please contact our trainer.


John Merson

JW Firearms Training


[email protected]

Course Requirements

Each participant must bring a government issued ID.

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