Use firearms to humanely destroy animals

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AHCPMG304 Use firearms to humanely destroy animals

This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to euthanise animals using firearms and techniques appropriate for the type and mobility of the animal.

The unit applies to individuals who hold a valid firearms license and work under broad direction and take responsibility for their own work. They use discretion and judgement in the selection, allocation and use of available resources and for solving problems.

Course Outcomes

On successful completion of this course, you will receive a Statement of Attainment for AHCPMG304 Use firearms to humanely destroy animals.

Destruction of pest animals must comply with state animal cruelty legislation.

Entry Requirements

In order to participate in this course, you must meet the following requirements:

  1. Must be over 18 years of age (or 11 years of age or older and have written consent from parent/guardian to attend)
  2. Must not have any physical or other impairment which would prevent you from handling firearms safely – if unsure, seek advice from your GP or contact us to discuss suitability
  3. Must not have any criminal convictions (relating to drug use, violence or weapons) in the past five years
  4. Must not have been a subject to a domestic violence order in the past five years
  5. Must not have been a subject to an involuntary mental health order in the past five years

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.

This course is not open to international students (student visa 500).

What will I need to provide to enrol?

  • Enrolment Form
  • USI
  • Photo Identification
  • Payment

We require all of the above to be completed and until all of these are received your spot is still tentative and therefore if the course becomes full, your booking may be moved.

Units of Competency

  • AHCPMG304 Use firearms to humanely destroy animals

Delivery Options

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After completing this course, you may be interested in attending further firearms training with Asset College including:

Course Fees

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