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Designed to provide a mixture of both classroom and practical training, this course will provide knowledge and understanding required to safely handle a shotgun.

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 Act
  • Legislation and the use of shotguns
  • The storage and transportation of shotguns
  • The shotgun
  • Shotgun cartridges
  • Cleaning and maintenance of a shotgun
  • Health and safety during use of a shotgun
  • Safe handling & use of a shotgun (practical).
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