This firearms safety course covers Category C and D weapons and is usually only available to those who require these weapons for occupational purposes.
10618NAT Course in Firearms Safety (approved for firearms licensing in Queensland)
Category C and D firearms are generally accessible only to individuals with an occupational need for the firearms. This includes occupations such as primary producers, pest controllers, firearms dealers, armourers, instructors and theatrical ordnance suppliers. They may also be available to firearms collectors who are members of a collector’s guild.
This course covers essential skills and knowledge relating to firearms legislation, firearms in the community, licensing requirements, safe handling, safe storage and transport as well as a range of additional information that is essential for all shooters.
This course covers Category C and D weapons; these are used primarily for occupational shooting activities. Examples of firearms under these categories include:
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 C and D.
In order to participate in this course, students must meet the following requirements:
Units of Competency
This course includes the following units of competency:
This course is delivered face-to-face over 4 hours including a live fire range practice at an approved range.
Note – this timing is based on the assumption that students have prior firearms handling experience. If students have not got any prior experience, the duration would increase to eight hours and we would recommend completing a Category A, B and H Firearms Safety course prior to commencing the Category C and D course.
After completing this course, participants may be interested in attending further firearms training with Asset Training Australia including:
Firearms Licensing in QLD is administered by the QLD Police Weapons Licensing Branch. Information regarding the licence application process is provided during the course. For more information about licensing or to lodge an online application click here
Note – as part of the licence application, applicants are required to submit evidence of their genuine reason for a firearms licence. Examples of this include:
|Sports/Target Shooting||Membership of a shooting club|
|Recreational Shooting (Hunting)||Details of your property or a letter from a property owner granting permission to use their property|
|Occupational Requirement (including Primary Producers)||Details of your property and the requirement for firearms or a letter from your employer outlining the requirement for you to use firearms|
|Collection of Firearms||Letter outlining the firearms to be collected or membership of an approved firearms collectors guild|
This course does not meet the requirements for a Security Guard Firearms Licence – refer to our Firearms and Defensive Tactics course if you intend to apply for a security firearms licence.
Course fees vary depending on the location and delivery mode of the course. This is due to the differences in range fees in different locations.
North Lakes $250