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Maryland Hand Gun Qualification (HQL) Course

Course number : PDE-080    Section Number : A1T
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This Handgun Qualification License training is a four-hour block of instruction which includes classroom instruction on state firearm law, home firearm safety, hand-gun mechanisms and operation, and a component that requires the applicant to demonstrate the ability to safely fire a handgun. Unless otherwise exempt, as of October 1, 2013, a Maryland resident must possess a valid Handgun Qualification License before they may purchase, rent or receive a handgun. Students must be 18 years of age to enroll. For your convenience, optional services will be available the day of class for an additional $120 HQL fee: Essential Support Service (ESS) will be on-sight to provide live scan fingerprinting services (which are required for HQL processing), and HQL application assistance

Class Details

1 Session(s)
Weekly - Sat

Washington Road Campus

Cet Staff 



Please read:  An additional 1 hour session at a local firing range will be scheduled to fulfill the hands on demonstration of safely firing a handgun. The date to be determined at class time.

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Registration Closes On
Saturday, July 22, 2023 @ 12:00 AM

Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
7/22/2023 - 7/22/2023 Weekly - Sat 08:00 AM - 12:15 PM Westminster, Washington Road Campus  Map Cet Staff