Learn how to become CHL certified at www.texaschl.us. Austin based Texas Concealed Handgun License training

CHL certification courses are conducted by an NRA certified instructor. Course material covers all the requirements and restrictions of Concealed Handgun License, including a review of Concealed handgun laws, firearm safety training and information about alternatives to using force.

Texas CHL Range Proficiency

Of a possible score of 250 points, 175 (70%) is required to pass. A total of 50 rounds are fired during range qualifications. The B-27 target shown below will be used in any of the approved 4 colors (black, blue, orange, green). (Learn how shots are scored)

You must use a handgun of at least .32 caliber (.380, 9mm, .357, .40, .45 calibers are acceptable). The state no longer has Semi-Auto and/or Non-Semi-Auto Classifications, so Semi-Auto or Revolver are classified similarly. Laser sights (optical enhancers) are NOT permitted for qualifications.

The course of fire is as follows:

3 yards, 20 rounds

  • 1 shot in 2 seconds, 5 times
  • 2 shots in 3 seconds, 5 times
  • 5 shots in 10 seconds, 1 time

7 yards, 20 rounds

  • 5 shots in 10 seconds, 1 time
  • 2 shots in 4 seconds, 1 time
  • 3 shots in 6 seconds, 1 time
  • 1 shot in 3 seconds, 5 times
  • 5 shots in 15 seconds, 1 time

15 yards, 10 rounds

  • 2 shots in 6 seconds, 1 time
  • 3 shots in 9 seconds, 1 time
  • 5 shots in 15 seconds, 1 time