Hybrid Training Solution
The Maryland Handgun Qualification License (HQL) Course is a comprehensive course that focuses on basic firearms safety and proper operation.
*Women Only - Live-Fire session is conducted in groups of 5 female students on a scheduled date. Live-Fire date is scheduled upon completion of the virtual training content.
**Meets the Maryland Handgun Qualification License (HQL) Course requirements**
This is a Hybrid course, which means the course consists of both virtual classroom and face-to-face instruction. The classroom portion is completed in a virtual environment (online) and the Live-Fire will be completed at a local firing range. Live-Fire will be completed upon successful completion of the online instruction. After payment/registration you will be emailed the URL (link) to access the virtual training content, which you complete at your own pace. Upon completion of the virtual training content, your Live-Fire session can be scheduled.
Course is 4 hours of virtual classroom instruction, followed by range time.
Self Defense Firearms Basics
Safety, Understanding Semi-Automatics, Understanding Revolvers, Understanding Modern Striker-Fired Handguns, Gun and Ammo Malfunctions and how to deal with them, Selecting a Handgun, Ammo
Defensive Shooting Fundamentals
Defensive shooting versus Marksmanship, Grip, Shooting Platform, Aligning the Muzzle to Target, Point Shooting, Unsighted/Sighted Fire, Flash Sight Picture, Trigger Control
Gear and Gadgets
Flashlights, Weapon Mounted Lights, Lasers, Firearms Storage
Basic and Advanced Skills
Creating a Training Program, Dry Firing, Drills, What's Next?
Maryland Firearms Law
Purchase & Transfer, Carry or Transport, Possess a Carry Permit, Home Safety, Safety Devices
Live Fire Exercise
Firearm, Ammo, Targets, Eye & Hearing Protection
Maryland HQL Course Certificate
Required by anyone applying for the Maryland HQL
**Course hours can go towards the MD Wear and Carry Permit training requirements and earns you a $25 discount.**
TMG FirearmsU Virtual Classroom Online
Live-Fire Location (Primary):
Maryland Small Arms Range
9801 Fallard Court, Upper Marlboro, MD 20772