This course covers the safe usage of Category M weapons (Crossbow Safety).
Crossbows are classed as a Category M weapons in QLD. They can be used for sports and target shooting, as well as recreational shooting on a property. Unlike firearms, they are quiet and the bolts travel shorter distances than projectiles making them a great alternative to firearms on smaller properties; or perhaps something for the avid bow hunter to consider.
A basic introduction to crossbows, this course encompasses the essential skills and knowledge in relation to;
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 Category M Crossbows.
In order to participate in this course, you must meet the following requirements:
For more information regarding specific licensing requirements, please visit Weapons Licensing QLD.
Units of Competency
This course includes the following unit of competency:
The course content is delivered face-to-face over 4 hours through a range of mediums including classroom-based theory, practical handling of a crossbow and a live fire activity on an approved range.
We deliver our Firearms Safety course throughout Brisbane & Greater South East Queensland including:
Click here to view our upcoming workshops or 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.
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:
Crossbow 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 crossbow 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 Weapons||Letter outlining the weapons to be collected or membership of an approved firearms collectors guild|
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 view our upcoming workshops below for course fees at each location.
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From his dedication to teach, I learnt a lot in a short time and I feel confident now to go into reloading by myself. I won’t hesitate to come again for another course.”