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Designed to provide a mixture of both classroom and practical training, learners can quickly learn the skills, knowledge and understanding required to safely handle a rifle.

Delivery method

Theory and Practical

Recognised by

Lantra Awards

Who should attend?

This course has been designed for those that regularly use a rifle as part of their daily job such as; estate managers, farm owners, shooting syndicates, game keepers, and those who either employ gamekeepers or allow contractors onto their land to shoot.

Learners who require a refresher course, beginners, and novice shooters who would like to hold a recognised qualification are very to complete this course.

What will be covered?

This course covers:

  • Firearms law, transportation & storage
  • Firearms safety
  • The rifle and its components
  • Ammunition
  • Understanding the environmental effects of external ballistics and bullet flight
  • Zeroing your rifle
  • Fundamentals of marksmanship, trigger control, and recoil management confirmation
  • Shot placement, safe backstops, shooting in the field or at a shooting range
  • Positional shooting on and around urban obstacles
  • A written test & practical assessment. 
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