Handgun License


License to Carry a Handgun $100

$40 non-refundable deposit is required to register for the class.  Our classes are limited to 10 students for a better learning environment.

Guardian Training Agency
ClayDesta Center
6 Desta Drive, Ste. 2570 (map)
Midland, TX 79705
432-312-8940


Notice: This class is not intended to teach someone how to shoot; it is a certification class required to receive a handgun license from the Texas Department of Public Safety. If you would like some instruction on how to safely shoot a handgun to qualify for a license, please let us know below.


Class Dates:

  • Saturday March 24th, 2018  (FULL)

  • Saturday April 7th, 2018   (FULL)

  • Saturday April 28th, 2018   (FULL)

  • Saturday May 12th, 2018   (FULL)

  • Saturday June 9th, 2018    (6 spots left)


About the class:  

Class hours are 8:00 am – 4:30 pm

Spend the day with our experienced instructors discussing current Texas License to Carry a handgun law, current events, gun safety and how it applies to you.
On the range, we provide a quick overview of the shooting fundamentals and warm up shots before shooting the required 50 round course of fire.


Training Locations

The classroom portion takes place at our conference room at the ClayDesta Center and the shooting proficiency demonstration takes place at our private outdoor range, which is located a short distance in east Midland County.

Items needed for the range portion:

  • A  handgun with two magazines (we do not provide the handgun or ammunition)
  • 60 rounds of reliable ammunition (10 to warm up and 50 for the course of fire)
  • A holster and belt is highly recommended
  • Eye and hearing protection (electronic recommended, prescription eyeglasses will suffice)
  • A ball cap is recommended
  • See our page on what to wear to the range

Items needed for the classroom:

  • Payment for the class. Cash, check and major credit cards accepted. (there is an additional $3 processing fee for cards)
  • State issued driver’s license or identification card
  • Black Pen
  • A notepad if you would like to take notes
  • Bring your favorite snacks and drinks


To register for our Handgun License class, please complete this contact form. We will email further details. Please check your email.

You will receive an email with instructions on how to pay the $40 non-refundable deposit to complete the registration.



About the Instructor

Paul Urias, paul@guardiantrainingagency.com

Paul is a current local law enforcement officer with 24 years’ experience. He is a former SWAT member and is a certified Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Firearms Instructor, Texas License to Carry Handgun Instructor, NRA Instructor and Range Safety Officer. He is a Trainer and Firearms Instructor for the department where he works. Paul`s training techniques are based on his various training and law enforcement experience. Paul co-founded Guardian Training Agency with the belief that training should be exciting, relevant and realistic. Paul is knowledgeable in self-defense, mindset techniques and is a certified Glock handgun and AR-15 rifle armorer. Paul serves on the Safety Committee at Midland Shooters Association. To continue with his training, Paul recently completed a Dark Angel Medical and ALICE response to active shooter class.

*Guardian Training Agency reserves the right to refuse our services to anyone if we have reason to believe there is a safety concern.