FirearmsU Maryland HQL Course - Hybrid Regular*

FirearmsU Maryland HQL Course - Hybrid Regular*


Hybrid Training Solution


The Maryland Handgun Qualification License (HQL) Course is a comprehensive course that focuses on basic firearms safety and proper operation.


*Regular Option - Live-Fire session is conducted in groups of 5 students on a scheduled date.  Live-Fire date is scheduled upon completion of the virtual training content.



  • Course Details

    **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 and the Live-Fire will be completed at a local firing range.  Live-Fire will be completed upon successful completion of the virtual instruction.  After payment/registration you will be emailed the URL (link) to access the virtual training.  Upon completion of the virtual training, your Live-Fire session can be scheduled.   

    Course is 4 hours of virtual classroom instruction, followed by range time. 


    Lessons include:
    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

    Semi-Auto Handgun


    Equipment Provided:

    Firearm, Ammo, Targets, Eye & Hearing Protection


    Certificates Earned:


    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.**

  • Training Location

    Your Location:

    TMG FirearmsU Virtual Classroom Online


    Live-Fire Location (Primary):

    Maryland Small Arms Range

    9801 Fallard Court, Upper Marlboro, MD 20772