Category C & D Firearms Safety Course for occupational purposes.
Category C and D firearms are generally accessible only to individuals with an occupational need for the firearms.
This includes occupations such as:
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.
Examples of firearms under these categories include:
On successful completion of this course, you 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, you must meet the following requirements:
It is also recommended that pregnant women do not attend our firearms safety courses. If you have any questions regards this please contact our head office on 1300 731 602.
For more information regarding specific licensing requirements, please visit Weapons Licensing QLD.
Please be advised we are unable to train students on a student visa. You must find a CRICOS registered training provider.
What will I need to provide to enrol?
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.
Asset College office locations are North Lakes and Townsville. We also have training partners who can run Firearms Safety courses in other locations. Click on the training partner name to view more information about their courses.
Contact us if you would like a workshop in a different location. For groups of 5 or more we may be able to schedule a stand-alone workshop to accommodate for your needs.
Note – the timing for this course 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.
Please note: Recognition of Prior Learning is not available on Firearms Safety Courses.
After completing this course, you may be interested in attending further firearms training with Asset College including:
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.
Please click on your preferred location in the right hand side bar to book.
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.