FIREARM TRAINING

Name

Description

Duration

License renewal, Knowledge of the Firearm Control Act 60 of 2000 

Unit standard 117705

Every firearm owner living in South Africa is required by law to complete the Legal Test Unit Standard 117705 Knowledge of the Firearm Control Act 60 of 2000 in order to renew their firearm license. This unit standard is the foundation for all other firearm training.

1 day

Handle and use a Handgun

119649

This course covers legal aspects relating to when you may and may not shoot in self defense situations,firearm safety, loading and unloading and the fundamentals of shooting. On this course you will shoot approximately 50 rounds of ammunition. The entry level to this course is Unit Standard 117705 – Knowledge of the Firearms Control Act 60/2000. This course is a legal requirement for first time firearm owners.

1 day

Handle and use a manually operated Rifle or Carbine

119651

This course covers legal aspects relating to when you may and may not shoot in self defense situations, firearm safety, loading and unloading and the fundamentals of shooting. On this course you will shoot approximately 25 rounds of ammunition. The entry level to this course is Unit Standard 117705 Knowledge of the Firearms Control Act 60/2000. This course is a legal requirement for first time firearm owners.

1 day

Handle and use a Self-Loading Rifle or Carbine 

119650

This course covers legal aspects relating to when you may and may not shoot in self defense situations, firearm safety, loading and unloading and the fundamentals of shooting. On this course you will shoot approximately 25 rounds of ammunition. The entry level to this course is Unit Standard 117705 Knowledge of the Firearms Control Act 60/2000. This course is a legal requirement for first time firearm owners.

1 day

Handle and use a handgun for business purposes 

123515

Entry level to this course: Handle and use a Handgun – 119649. This course teaches a higher level of proficiency than the basic course and is a requirement for Security Personnel and members of official institutions. This course focuses on a high standard of shooting and includes holster-work, dealing with malfunctions and shooting against time limits. On this course you will shoot approximately 100 rounds of ammunition.

2 days

Handle and use a manually operated rifle or carbine for business purposes

123519

Entry level to this course: Handle and use a manually operated Rifle or Carbine – 119651. This course teaches a higher level of proficiency than the basic course and is a requirement for Security Personnel and members of official institutions. This course focuses on a high standard of shooting and includes holster-work, dealing with malfunctions and shooting against time limits. On this course you will shoot approximately 30 to 50 rounds of ammunition.

2 days

Handle and use a self-loading rifle or carbine for business purposes

123511

Entry level to this course: Handle and use a Self-Loading Rifle or Carbine – 119650. This course teaches a higher level of proficiency than the basic course and is a requirement for Security Personnel and members of official institutions. This course focuses on a higher standard of shooting and includes holster-work, dealing with malfunctions and shooting against time limits. On this course you will shoot approximately 30 to 50 rounds of ammunition.

2 days

Handle and use a shotgun for business purposes

123514

Entry level to this course: Handle and use a Shotgun – 119652. This course teaches a higher level of proficiency than the basic course and is a requirement for Security Personnel and members of official institutions. This course focuses on a high standard of shooting and includes holster-work, dealing with malfunctions and shooting against time limits. On this course you will shoot approximately 30 to 50 rounds of ammunition.

2 days

Apply Tactical knowledge

This course is not for beginners!

This course focuses on generic tactics that are applicable to handguns, shotguns and rifles. On this course you will learn about shooting while moving, working as a member of a tactical team, dynamic room entry and the correct procedure for clearing difficult areas such as stairwells.


Tactical Handgun

This course is not for beginners!

Entry level to this course: Handle and use a handgun for business purposes – 123515 and Apply tactical knowledge in the use of firearms. This course focuses on the use of firearms in high risk situations and under extreme stress. One needs to be in reasonably good physical condition to enroll on this course. This course will teach you how to win a gun fight. You will require 400 rounds of ammunition for this course.


Tactical Self loading Rifle /Carbine

This course is not for beginners!

Entry level to this course: Handle and use a self-loading rifle or carbine for business purposes – 123511 and Apply tactical knowledge in the use of firearms. This course focuses on the use of firearms in high risk situations and under extreme stress. One needs to be in reasonably good physical condition to enroll on this course. This course will teach you how to win a gun fight. You will require 400 rounds of ammunition for the course.


Tactical Shotgun

This course is not for beginners!

Entry level to this course: Handle and use a shotgun for business purposes – 123514 and Apply tactical knowledge in the use of firearms. This course focuses on the use of firearms in high risk situations and under extreme stress. One needs to be in reasonably good physical condition to enroll on this course. This course will teach you how to win a gun fight. You require 200 rounds of ammunition for this course.


Range Officer

This course is aligned with Unit Standard 123516 – Supervise shooting exercises. On this course you will learn about the SABS compulsory standards for shooting ranges. You will also learn how to safely control shooters on the firing line during live fire exercises, using proper range commands and safety standards.


Tactical Range Officer

This course is aligned with Unit Standard 123517 – Supervise the operation of a shooting range and tactical shooting exercises.

To qualify for this course you are required to first complete the tactical Unit Standards. On this course you will learn how to safely control tactical shooting exercises and how to design different types of tactical shooting exercises.