Maryland Wear & Carry Permit Training – FULL 2-DAY COURSE

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Two-day training course as required by Maryland for those who wish to obtain a MD Wear and Carry Permit.
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The two-day Maryland Wear & Carry classes are held on Thursday-Fridays, at least once a month.  For those not available on weekdays, we also offer a split class, where Day 1 is on the last Saturday of the month, and Day 2 is on the first Saturday of the following month.  To sign up for these classes, select the DAY 1 DATE on the calendar – this will sign you up for both days.

If an advertised date is not showing on the calendar, that indicates that the class is full.  If you wish, please call the range to be put on a cancellation list.

Course Overview:

Provides training as required by the State of Maryland for those wishing to apply for their initial Wear & Carry Permit.  Full Course Description below.  NOTE:  As part of the application process, applicants must also get fingerprinted at a Maryland LiveScan location.  It is recommended that you complete this prior to attending the course, preferably within 72 hours and not more than 30 days prior to completing the course.  The application fee that you pay to Maryland (separate charge) includes the criminal background check that they perform on all applications.  We are happy to assist students with submitting their online application and uploading the required documentation.  We can also take the required passport photo for you!


Course Length: 16 Hours (Initial Applicants)

Time: 9:00am – 5:00 pm each day

Prerequisites/Requirements:  None

On Day 2, students should bring a holster and their own firearm, if they have these.  Otherwise, use of a .22 cal. pistol and a Sticky Holster will be provided (please wear a belt or pants with a sturdy, somewhat tight waistband).  Also for Day 2, please avoid wearing loose-fitting tops and sandals.

Course Description:

Day 1:  Classroom Instruction

  1.  Rules for safe firearm handling and use
  2.  Handgun nomenclature and operation
  3.  Handgun action types
  4.  Ammunition
  5.  Fundamentals of handgun shooting
  6.  MD Firearms Law
  7.  Selection/Maintenance/Storage of a handgun
  8.  Home safety
Day 2:  Continued Classroom Instruction and Live Fire Training/Qualification

  1. Use of lethal force
  2.  “Tactical Mindset” and Situational Awareness
  3. Application requirements and process
  4. Dry and Live-Fire Training:  Students will learn how to react in a variety of real-life situations, as well as identifying cover and concealment, firing from cover, firing from holstered position and other defensive pistol skills.

Use of range facilities and .22 cal. handgun, ammo and target included.  Students may use their own firearm if they wish – if other than .22 caliber, ammo not included and must be purchased from range to meet insurance requirements.

Students must:

  1. Meet procedural safety requirements
  2. Demonstrate marksmanship skill (25 rounds at varying distances not to exceed 15 yards with 70% accuracy rating to qualify)


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