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10618NAT Firearms Safety Course

A basic introduction to the firearms industry, the course covers the essential knowledge, skills and attitudes applicable to firearms legislation, firearms in the community, licensing requirements, safe handling, safe storage and transport, as well as additional information which is essential to all shooters. This course covers Category A, B and H weapons; these are the most common firearms used for sports/target, recreational and occupational shooting activities

 

This course covers Category A, B and H weapons; these are the most common firearms used for sports/target, recreational and occupational shooting activities. Examples of firearms under these categories include:

  • Air Rifles
  • Single and Double Barrel Shotguns
  • Bolt Action Rifles
  • Lever Action Rifles/Shotguns
  • Pump Action Rifles
  • Muzzle Loading Firearm
  • Combination Guns (Rifle and Shotgun)
  • Semi-Auto Pistols
  • Revolvers
  • Paintball Guns

 

Course Outcomes

On successful completion of this course, participants will receive a Statement of Attainment for 10618NAT Course in Firearms Safety (Approved for Firearms Licensing in Queensland).

This course meets the training requirements to apply for a QLD Weapons Licence for categories A B and H.

Additional requirements exist to apply for a Category H licence which will be covered during the course.

Certificates will be posted within one week of course completion.

 

Units of Competency 

This course covers the following units:

  • WSCQPS001 Demonstrate knowledge of firearms legislation, firearms and community safety
  • WSCQPS002 Demonstrate the safe use of category A and B firearms
  • WSCQPS005 Demonstrate the safe use of category H firearms

 

Entry Requirements

In order to participate in this course, students must meet the following requirements:

  1. Must be over 18 years of age
  2. Children of at least 11 years of age can use certain firearms with approved adult supervision under a minors licence. Must have written permission to attend the course
  3. Must not have any physical or other impairment which would prevent you from handling firearms safely – if unsure, seek advice from your GP or contact us to discuss suitability
  4. Must not have any criminal convictions (relating to drug use, violence or weapons) in the past five years
  5. Must not have been a subject to a domestic violence order in the past five years
  6. Must not have been a subject to an involuntary mental health order in the past five years

 

Duration

This course is delivered face-to-face over 6-8 hours including a live fire range practice at an approved range.

 

Resources and Equipment

All equipment will be provided and notes provided for referencing once the course is completed. Enclosed shoes needed to be worn.

Participants are asked to bring lunch. Tea and coffee will be provided.

 

Cost

Cost of the course in $125. This includes all reference material and all ammunition for all firearms categories used.

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