Thank you for inquiring about or seeking additional information about The Texas License to Carry class (formerly Concealed Handgun).  Below is a snapshot of the Texas mandate course curriculum.  Please do not hesitate to contact us should you have additional need to do so. The entire class is held at Liberty Armory.  It is taught by Lead Instructor, Paul White.

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Classes are $85 and run from 8a-1p.  A premium rate will apply for walk-ins.
Please arrive 15 mins before class.
15 person maximum per class.   


This course provides the Texas Department of Public Safety (TxDPS) required classroom training and firearm qualification students need to obtain a Texas Concealed Handgun License (CHL).

Course Objective
To train and qualify students for submission to the Texas Concealed Handgun License qualification.  Upon completion, students will have the following materials required to submit their application:

  • Instruction certification for completed classroom curriculum and firearm qualification test.
  • TxDPS CHL Application

Course Prerequisite

The course is not intended to train students how to shoot a firearm.  The qualification test portion of the course is required by the State of Texas to demonstrate your ability to safely and properly handle and shoot a handgun.

Course Duration

  • 4 to 6 hours of combined classroom instructions and qualification testing.
  • Classroom time will cover knowledge and selection of firearms including but not limited to:

Mandatory Range Equipment to Qualify

Come range ready with:

  • Semi-automatic handgun or a revolver** (unloaded and in a box) of at least .32 caliber in good repair and have no modifications that will make the handgun less safe.
  • Baseball Cap
  • Safety Glasses Can Be Provided
  • Covered Ear Protection can Be Provided
  • Footwear that covers both entire feet
  • One box of 50 round ammunition
  • Bring your handgun in a covered container, case or bag completely unloaded.  Have your hand gun cleared by our range instructor.

** You now can qualify with a revolver or a semi-auto.

Range Qualification Test Requirements (as dictated by the TxDPS)

  • Total of 50 rounds fired at a B-27 target (45″ high x 24″ wide)
  • Score of 175 out of 250 possible points (70 percentile) required to pass
  • Shooting stance from the ready position where firearm is already in a position to fire
  • Scoring:
3 Yard Line – 20 Rounds
  • 1 round in 2 seconds, 5 times (5 rounds total)
  • 2 rounds in 3 seconds, 5 times (10 rounds total)
  • 5 rounds in 10 seconds, 1 time (5 rounds total)
7 Yard Line – 20 Rounds
  • 5 rounds in 10 seconds, 1 time (5 rounds total)
  • 2 rounds in 4 seconds, 1 time (2 rounds total)
  • 3 rounds in 6 seconds, 1 time (3 rounds total)
  • 1 round in 3 seconds, 5 times (5 rounds total)
  • 5 rounds in 15 seconds, 1 time (5 rounds total)
15 Yard Line – 10 Rounds
  • 2rounds in 6 seconds, 1 time (2 rounds total)
  • 3rounds in 9 seconds, 1 time (3 rounds total)
  • 5rounds in 15 seconds, 1 time (5 rounds total)