Weapons Collectors Course

This course covers Category M (other than crossbows) and R for Weapons Collectors.

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10618NAT Course in Firearms Safety (approved for firearms licensing in Queensland)

A basic introduction to weapons collecting, the course covers the skills and knowledge essential to weapons legislation, weapons in the community, licensing requirements, safe handling, safe storage and transport, as well as additional information which is essential to all collectors.

Course Outcomes

On successful completion of this course, participants will receive a Statement of Attainment for 10618NAT Course in Firearms Safety (Approved for Weapons Licensing in Queensland).

This course meets the training requirements to apply for a QLD Weapons Collectors Licence for categories M (other than crossbows) and R (for non-functioning collectors firearms/weapons).

Entry Requirements

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

  1. Must be over 18 years of age (or 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

Please be advised we are unable to train students on a student visa. You must find a CRICOS registered training provider.

Units of Competency

This course covers the following units:

  • WSCQPS001 Demonstrate knowledge of firearms legislation, firearms and community safety
  • WSCQPS007 Lawful and responsible use of miscellaneous weapons

This course covers M (other than crossbows) & R categories of non-functioning collectors firearms/weapons only.

Delivery Options

This course is delivered face-to-face over 4 hours in-class only.


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

  • Firearms Safety Course (Category A, B and H)
  • Firearms Safety Course (Category C and D)
  • Crossbow Safety Course (Category M)
  • Basic Reloading Course
  • Firearms Instructors Course

Course Fees


Weapons Licensing

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