Certified Firearms Training

Federal Firearms Licensed (FFL)

Maryland HQL

Maryland Wear and Carry

Washington, DC Concealed Carry

Utah Concealed Carry

NRA Pistol and Rifle Firearm Instructors

Recognized by the Committee for Tactical Emergency Casualty Care (C-TECC)

Verified Veteran-Owned Small Business

Calendar

Mar
22
Fri
Maryland Wear and Carry–March 22-23, 2019 @ Essential Support Services
Mar 22 @ 9:00 am – Mar 23 @ 5:00 pm

Maryland Wear and Carry 

 

This course also satisfies the Washington, DC concealed carry training requirement.

 

Maryland Wear and Carry Permit

March 22-23, 2019 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

 

$350.00 

$100.00 deposit required when registering. On the registration page enter required information and click submit to be taken to a PayPal payment site. Balance is due on the day of training in cash, credit card, or PayPal.

Additional Fees

 

$50 fingerprinting fee paid directly to Essential Support Services (ESS), unless you get fingerprinted from another provider
$20 to ESS if you want them to complete and submit your concealed carry application. (You can do this yourself if you choose).
$75 paid to the Maryland State Police. ESS can also collect this fee and include it with your application

March 22nd classroom training 

 

Essential Support Services

2028 Liberty  Rd.

Sykesville, MD 21784

March 23,2019 live-fire training 

 

Live-fire training is 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

IMPORTANT: Bring a sturdy belt, ball cap, ear protection, eye protection,  sunscreen and ammunition. You will not be allowed to shoot without eye and ear protection. Dress for the weather–we train in the rain, mud, chilly, cold, freezing, snow, and heat. If bringing your own handgun please bring ammunition for it. If you will be using one of our guns please bring 9 mm ammunition. Also bring an outside the waistband holster and a magazine carrier for your personal firearm and magazines.  If you do not have a personal firearm we will provide one.

Live-fire range located at:

Bollinger’s Gunsmithing

4485 Piney Creek Rd.

Taneytown, MD 21787

8 Tips for Carrying Concealed–Part 1

Apr
26
Fri
Maryland Wear and Carry–April 26-27, 2019 @ Essential Support Services
Apr 26 @ 8:30 am – Apr 27 @ 4:00 pm

Maryland Wear and Carry 

 

This course also satisfies the Washington, DC concealed carry training requirements.

 

Maryland Wear and Carry Permit

April 26-27, 2019

8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

 

$350.00 

$100.00 deposit required when registering. On the registration page enter required information and click submit to be taken to a PayPal payment site. Balance is due on the day of training in cash, credit card, or PayPal.

Additional Fees

 

$50 fingerprinting fee paid directly to Essential Support Services (ESS), unless you get fingerprinted from another provider
$20 to ESS if you want them to complete and submit your concealed carry application. (You can do this yourself if you choose).
$75 paid to the Maryland State Police. ESS can also collect this fee and include it with your application

April 26th classroom training 

 

Essential Support Services

2028 Liberty  Rd.

Sykesville, MD 21784

April 27th,2019 live-fire training 

 

Live-fire training is 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

IMPORTANT: Bring a sturdy belt, ball cap, ear protection, eye protection,  sunscreen and ammunition. You will not be allowed to shoot without eye and ear protection. Dress for the weather–we train in the rain, mud, chilly, cold, freezing, snow, and heat. If bringing your own handgun please bring ammunition for it. If you will be using one of our guns please bring 9 mm ammunition. Also bring an outside the waistband holster and a magazine carrier for your personal firearm and magazines.  If you do not have a personal firearm we will provide one.

Live-fire range located at:

Bollinger’s Gunsmithing

4485 Piney Creek Rd.

Taneytown, MD 21787

8 Tips for Carrying Concealed–Part 1

May
10
Fri
Maryland Wear and Carry–May 10-11, 2019 @ Essential Support Services
May 10 @ 9:00 am – May 11 @ 5:00 pm

Maryland Wear and Carry 

 

This course also satisfies the Washington, DC concealed carry training requirements.

 

Maryland Wear and Carry Permit

$350.00 

$100.00 deposit required when registering. On the registration page enter required information and click submit to be taken to a PayPal payment site. Balance is due on the day of training in cash, credit card, or PayPal.

Additional Fees

 

$50 fingerprinting fee paid directly to Essential Support Services (ESS), unless you get fingerprinted from another provider
$20 to ESS if you want them to complete and submit your concealed carry application. (You can do this yourself if you choose).
$75 paid to the Maryland State Police. ESS can also collect this fee and include it with your application

May 10th classroom training 

Essential Support Services

2028 Liberty  Rd.

Sykesville, MD 21784

May 10, 2019 9:00 to 5:00 p.m.

May 11th, 2019 live-fire training 

 

IMPORTANT: Bring a sturdy belt, ball cap, ear protection, eye protection,  sunscreen and ammunition. You will not be allowed to shoot without eye and ear protection. Dress for the weather–we train in the rain, mud, chilly, cold, freezing, snow, and heat. If bringing your own handgun please bring ammunition for it. If you will be using one of our guns please bring 9 mm ammunition. Also bring an outside the waistband holster and a magazine carrier for your personal firearm and magazines.  If you do not have a personal firearm we will provide one.

Live-fire range located at:

Bollinger’s Gunsmithing

4485 Piney Creek Rd.

Taneytown, MD 21787

Live-fire training is 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

8 Tips for Carrying Concealed–Part 1

Jun
28
Fri
Maryland Wear and Carry–June 28 and July 6, 2019 @ Essential Support Services
Jun 28 @ 9:00 am – Jul 6 @ 5:00 pm

Maryland Wear and Carry 

This course also satisfies the Washington, DC concealed carry training requirements.

 

Maryland Wear and Carry Permit

June 28 and July 6, 2019  9:00 to 5:00 p.m.

 

$350.00 

$100.00 deposit required when registering. On the registration page enter required information and click submit to be taken to a PayPal payment site. Balance is due on the day of training in cash, credit card, or PayPal.

Additional Fees

 

$50 fingerprinting fee paid directly to Essential Support Services (ESS), unless you get fingerprinted from another provider
$20 to ESS if you want them to complete and submit your concealed carry application. (You can do this yourself if you choose).
$75 paid to the Maryland State Police. ESS can also collect this fee and include it with your application

June 28th classroom training 

 

Essential Support Services

2028 Liberty  Rd.

Sykesville, MD 21784

July 6th live-fire training 

 

Live-fire training is 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

IMPORTANT: Bring a sturdy belt, ball cap, ear protection, eye protection,  sunscreen and ammunition. You will not be allowed to shoot without eye and ear protection. Dress for the weather–we train in the rain, mud, chilly, cold, freezing, snow, and heat. If bringing your own handgun please bring ammunition for it. If you will be using one of our guns please bring 9 mm ammunition. Also bring an outside the waistband holster and a magazine carrier for your personal firearm and magazines.  If you do not have a personal firearm we will provide one.

Live-fire range located at:

Bollinger’s Gunsmithing

4485 Piney Creek Rd.

Taneytown, MD 21787

8 Tips for Carrying Concealed–Part 1

Aug
2
Fri
Maryland Wear and Carry–August 2-3, 2019 @ Essential Support Services
Aug 2 @ 9:00 am – Aug 3 @ 5:00 pm

Maryland Wear and Carry 

This course also satisfies the Washington, DC concealed carry training requirements.

 

Maryland Wear and Carry Permit

$350.00 

$100.00 deposit required when registering. On the registration page enter required information and click submit to be taken to a PayPal payment site. Balance is due on the day of training in cash, credit card, or PayPal.

Additional Fees

 

$50 fingerprinting fee paid directly to Essential Support Services (ESS), unless you get fingerprinted from another provider
$20 to ESS if you want them to complete and submit your concealed carry application. (You can do this yourself if you choose).
$75 paid to the Maryland State Police. ESS can also collect this fee and include it with your application

August 2, 2019 classroom training 

 

Essential Support Services

2028 Liberty  Rd.

Sykesville, MD 21784

August 3, 2019 live-fire training 

 

Live-fire range located at:

Bollinger’s Gunsmithing

4485 Piney Creek Rd.

Taneytown, MD 21787

 

IMPORTANT: Bring a sturdy belt, ball cap, ear protection, eye protection, sunscreen and ammunition. You will not be allowed to shoot without eye and ear protection. Dress for the weather–we train in the rain, mud, chilly, cold, freezing, snow, and heat. If bringing your own handgun please bring ammunition for it. If you will be using one of our guns please bring 9 mm ammunition. Also bring an outside the waistband holster and a magazine carrier for your personal firearm and magazines. If you do not have a personal firearm we will provide one.

 

8 Tips for Carrying Concealed–Part 1

Sep
13
Fri
Maryland Wear and Carry–September 13-14, 2019 @ Essential Support Services
Sep 13 @ 9:00 am – Sep 14 @ 5:00 pm

Maryland Wear and Carry 

This course also satisfies the Washington, DC concealed carry training requirements.

 

Maryland Wear and Carry Permit

September 13-14, 2019

9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

 

$350.00 

$100.00 deposit required when registering. On the registration page enter required information and click submit to be taken to a PayPal payment site. Balance is due on the day of training in cash, credit card, or PayPal.

Additional Fees

 

$50 fingerprinting fee paid directly to Essential Support Services (ESS), unless you get fingerprinted from another provider
$20 to ESS if you want them to complete and submit your concealed carry application. (You can do this yourself if you choose).
$75 paid to the Maryland State Police. ESS can also collect this fee and include it with your application

September 13, 2019 classroom training 

9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Essential Support Services

2028 Liberty  Rd.

Sykesville, MD 21784

September 14, 2019 live-fire training 

 

Live-fire training is 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

IMPORTANT: Bring a sturdy belt, ball cap, ear protection, eye protection,  sunscreen and ammunition. You will not be allowed to shoot without eye and ear protection. Dress for the weather–we train in the rain, mud, chilly, cold, freezing, snow, and heat. If bringing your own handgun please bring ammunition for it. If you will be using one of our guns please bring 9 mm ammunition. Also bring an outside the waistband holster and a magazine carrier for your personal firearm and magazines.  If you do not have a personal firearm we will provide one.

Live-fire range located at:

Bollinger’s Gunsmithing

4485 Piney Creek Rd.

Taneytown, MD 21787

8 Tips for Carrying Concealed–Part 1

Oct
18
Fri
Maryland Wear and Carry–October 18-19, 2019 @ Essential Support Services
Oct 18 @ 9:00 am – Oct 19 @ 5:00 pm

Maryland Wear and Carry 

This course also satisfies the Washington, DC concealed carry training requirements.

 

Maryland Wear and Carry Permit

October 18-19, 2019

9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

 

$350.00 

$100.00 deposit required when registering. On the registration page enter required information and click submit to be taken to a PayPal payment site. Balance is due on the day of training in cash, credit card, or PayPal.

Additional Fees

 

$50 fingerprinting fee paid directly to Essential Support Services (ESS), unless you get fingerprinted from another provider
$20 to ESS if you want them to complete and submit your concealed carry application. (You can do this yourself if you choose).
$75 paid to the Maryland State Police. ESS can also collect this fee and include it with your application

October 18, 2019 classroom training 

9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Essential Support Services

2028 Liberty  Rd.

Sykesville, MD 21784

October 19, 2019 live-fire training 

 

Live-fire training is 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

 

Live-fire range located at:
Bollinger’s Gunsmithing
4485 Piney Creek Rd.
Taneytown, MD 21787

 

IMPORTANT: Bring a sturdy belt, ball cap, ear protection, eye protection,  sunscreen and ammunition. You will not be allowed to shoot without eye and ear protection. Dress for the weather–we train in the rain, mud, chilly, cold, freezing, snow, and heat. If bringing your own handgun please bring ammunition for it. If you will be using one of our guns please bring 9 mm ammunition. Also bring an outside the waistband holster and a magazine carrier for your personal firearm and magazines.  If you do not have a personal firearm we will provide one.

 

8 Tips for Carrying Concealed–Part 1

Dec
28
Sat
Maryland Wear and Carry–December 28, 2019 @ Essential Support Services
Dec 28 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Maryland Wear and Carry 

This course also satisfies the Washington, DC concealed carry training requirements.

 

Maryland Wear and Carry Permit

December 28, 2019

9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

$350.00 

$100.00 deposit required when registering. On the registration page enter required information and click submit to be taken to a PayPal payment site. Balance is due on the day of training in cash, credit card, or PayPal.

Additional Fees

 

$50 fingerprinting fee paid directly to Essential Support Services (ESS), unless you get fingerprinted from another provider
$20 to ESS if you want them to complete and submit your concealed carry application. (You can do this yourself if you choose).
$75 paid to the Maryland State Police. ESS can also collect this fee and include it with your application

December 28, 2019 classroom training only (Live fire training will be scheduled for January/February, 2020)

9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Essential Support Services

2028 Liberty  Rd.

Sykesville, MD 21784

 

 

IMPORTANT: Bring a sturdy belt, ball cap, ear protection, eye protection,  sunscreen and ammunition. You will not be allowed to shoot without eye and ear protection. Dress for the weather–we train in the rain, mud, chilly, cold, freezing, snow, and heat. If bringing your own handgun please bring ammunition for it. If you will be using one of our guns please bring 9 mm ammunition. Also bring an outside the waistband holster and a magazine carrier for your personal firearm and magazines.  If you do not have a personal firearm we will provide one.

 

8 Tips for Carrying Concealed–Part 1

Jan
10
Fri
Maryland Wear and Carry–January 10-11, 2020 @ Essential Support Services
Jan 10 @ 9:00 am – Jan 11 @ 5:00 pm

Maryland Wear and Carry 

Students may apply for Washington, DC and Utah concealed carry permits for an additional $25.00 each payable on the day of training.

 

 

Maryland Wear and Carry Permit

January 10-11 2020

$350.00 

$100.00 deposit required when registering. On the registration page enter required information and click submit to be taken to a PayPal payment site. Balance is due on the day of training in cash, credit card, or PayPal.

Additional Fees

$75 paid to the Maryland State Police. ESS can also collect this fee and include it with your application.

Essential Support Services provide for-fee assistance for processing your application, fingerprinting, and passport photos.

January 10, 2020 classroom training 

9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Essential Support Services

2028 Liberty  Rd.

Sykesville, MD 21784

January 11, 2020 live-fire training 

 

Live-fire training is 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Live-fire range located at:
Bollinger’s Gunsmithing
4485 Piney Creek Rd.
Taneytown, MD 21787

 

IMPORTANT: Bring a sturdy belt, ball cap, ear protection, eye protection,  sunscreen and ammunition. You will not be allowed to shoot without eye and ear protection. Dress for the weather–we train in the rain, mud, chilly, cold, freezing, snow, and heat. If bringing your own handgun please bring ammunition for it. If you will be using one of our guns please bring 9 mm ammunition. Also bring an outside the waistband holster and a magazine carrier for your personal firearm and magazines.  If you do not have a personal firearm we will provide one.

 

8 Tips for Carrying Concealed–Part 1

Feb
21
Fri
Maryland Wear and Carry–February 21-22, 2020 @ Essential Support Services
Feb 21 @ 9:00 am – Feb 22 @ 5:00 pm

Maryland Wear and Carry 

Students may apply for Washington, DC and Utah concealed carry permits for an additional $25.00 each payable on the day of training.

 

Maryland Wear and Carry Permit

February 21-22, 2020

$350.00 

$100.00 deposit required when registering. On the registration page enter required information and click submit to be taken to a PayPal payment site. Balance is due on the day of training in cash, credit card, or PayPal.

Additional Fees

$75 paid to the Maryland State Police. ESS can also collect this fee and include it with your application.

Essential Support Services provide for-fee assistance for processing your application, fingerprinting, and passport photos.

February 21, 2020 classroom training 

9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Essential Support Services

2028 Liberty  Rd.

Sykesville, MD 21784

February 22, 2020 live-fire training 

 

Live-fire training is 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Live-fire range located at:
Bollinger’s Gunsmithing
4485 Piney Creek Rd.
Taneytown, MD 21787

 

IMPORTANT: Bring a sturdy belt, ball cap, ear protection, eye protection,  sunscreen and ammunition. You will not be allowed to shoot without eye and ear protection. Dress for the weather–we train in the rain, mud, chilly, cold, freezing, snow, and heat. If bringing your own handgun please bring ammunition for it. If you will be using one of our guns please bring 9 mm ammunition. Also bring an outside the waistband holster and a magazine carrier for your personal firearm and magazines.  If you do not have a personal firearm we will provide one.

 

8 Tips for Carrying Concealed–Part 1