Become a Firearms Instructor with Asset Training Australia and deliver security industry firearms training to new and existing Security Officers.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT THE FIREARMS INSTRUCTORS COURSES
Since we have begun delivering the Firearms Instructors course we have been undergoing accreditation. The accredited Firearms Instructor course will be a Certificate IV qualification with elective streams for different roles within the industry. These will include:
All of these additional functions that we are including are a result of industry consultation undertaken while designing the new course. As a result, it is taking longer than we initially anticipated and are looking to have the new course approved soon.
In the meantime, please continue to register your interest with us for this course and we will update you in regards to it’s status.
The security industry in Australia is rapidly changing in response to increased global threats and businesses are more aware of the need to implement effective risk management practices. This means increasing the number of armed security personnel for duties such as cash-in-transit and higher expectations of the competency of those officers.
With over 11 years’ experience in training security personnel, ASSET’s Firearms Instructors have earned a reputation for their expertise in operational security and firearms training. This is demonstrated further through the proficiency of our trainees, many of whom have applied these skills while on duty.
The purpose of this course is to develop participant’s instructional skills relating to the use of firearms in the security industry.
On successful completion of this course, participants will have developed and practised the fundamental skills to instruct security officers in the safe handling and use of firearms.
Participants will be offered the opportunity following this course to apply to become a Firearms Instructor with Asset Training Australia (selection criteria applies).
Participants will receive a Statement of Attainment for CPPSEC3008A Control Security Risk Situations using Firearms and a Statement of Attendance for the Firearms Instructor Course – Level 2 (Security Operations).
Participants on this course must meet the following criteria:
* Skills and experience can be demonstrated through any form of lawful firearms activities (ie. club membership, recreational shooting, primary producer, police, military, etc.)
Please be advised we are unable to train students on a student visa. You must find a CRICOS registered training provider.
Asset Training Australia is in the process of submitting an application for accreditation of this course which is expected to be completed in 2017. Once our new “Certificate IV in Firearms (Instructor) qualification has been accredited by the Australian Skills Quality Authority, participants who have succesfully met the requirements of our non-accredited Firearms Instructor Course – Level 2 (Security Operations) and maintained their currency will be given the opportunity to gain the new accredited course through an RPL pathway at no cost.
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.
Currently this course is only delivered at our North Lakes office and is $1500.
Asset Training Australia’s Firearms Instructor Course covers the following subjects:
Note: This course does not cover the requirements for Firearms Safety Training. For further information refer to Firearms Instructor Course – Level 1 (Firearms Safety).
This course is delivered face-to-face over 5 Days.
Participants will undertake an intensive 5 day training program including classroom training, simulation and live-fire range practices.
Classes will run from 8.30am to 5pm daily. Depending on range availability, participants may also be required to attend evening sessions during the course. If scheduled, these sessions will run from 6pm – 9pm on selected days.
Note: Participants who are applying to become a Firearms Instructor with Asset Training Australia will be required to assist with the delivery of a minimum of 3 additional Security Firearms courses following completion of this course.
Resources and Equipment
Asset Training Australia will provide sufficient resources and equipment to complete this course.
Participants may also supply their own resources and equipment for this course if they wish however use of the equipment on the day will be subject to the discretion of the course director.
“Appreciate everything. It was a real valuable asset to me by training with your great company, I got a hell of a lot out of it.
I would recommend ASSET to anyone. Massive thank you to James, if only all instructors were as passionate as he was we would have a very clever country. Thanks again and
see you next course.”