Prerequisites to be assessed for ARH:

  1. You must be a paid-up member of FGASA.

  2. You must have already qualified as either a FGASA Field Guide (NQF2), Advanced Field Guide (NQF4), FGASA Professional Field Guide or one of the FGASA Tracker qualifications.

Compulsory components:

The following Unit Standards are required

  • Unit standard 117705 – Knowledge of the Firearms Control Act

  • Unit standard 119651 – Handle and Use a Manually Operated Rifle or Carbine

  • Unit standard 123519 – Handle and Use a Manually Operated Rifle or Carbine for Business Purposes

These can be completed at any Accredited Training Provider. For a list see

These Unit Standard certificates do not expire!

Before assessment you need to have all three Proficiency certificates as above.
We offer this training, if required, as we are a SAPS Accredited Training Provider (Reg. no. 4000836) and are members of the South African Professional Firearm Trainers Council (PFTC)

Please Note

  1. You can also do some arm strengthening exercises as this will be invaluable especially for your weak arm! (See video on website).

  2. We work strictly according to the FGASA ARH Protocol and conduct all assessments accordingly.

  3. We cannot guarantee you passing ARH, but because we work one-on-one, we have a far better success rate than with large groups.

  4. Sessions start at 09h30 and end around 12h30.

  5. Coaching and assessment give you coaching plus any ARH exercise you complete during that session. You are given credit for completed exercises.

  6. Included in these charges are Range Fees, water, plus all the time you need in composing yourself prior to each exercise!

  7. Where we supply the ammo, there is no limit to the number of rounds used.

Copies of your Proficiency Certificates (all three as above!) MUST be included with your Assessment sheet.

We also require details of any pre-existing medical condition/s and/or medication currently being taken.
Failure to disclose this, could result in your qualification being voided.


We accept Credit Cards but please advise if this facility is required at the Range!

Full payment must be made in cash/card on the day or via EFT within 5 days.

A 10% non-refundable deposit is to be made prior to your specific exercise – i.e. ARH / Proficiency, etc. Proof of payment via EFT to be provided. The FGASA assessments will only be handed to FGASA once full payment is received.

Our Banking details are on your Invoice.


To get to the range, you can click here

You will need to sign in so call when you arrive as we will probably be setting up the range.

Please provide a contact telephone number in case of need.

How long:

It depends on how you feel physically on how long a session lasts. We find that 3 hours is the longest that most students can cope with! We start at 09h30 and then finish by 12h30 or so.

What to wear:

We suggest that you wear a cotton or linen shirt rather than a T-shirt. You can wear shorts if you wish, but please make sure you either have a sturdy belt or can fit one to your pants. We do have belts available. Wear closed shoes! Please wear your mask.

What you get:

Personalised coaching in a calm environment without other students. We do this training one-on-one!
We issue our own certificate on successful completion of the course. This certificate does NOT replace the official FGASA certificate which will be posted to you after FGASA processes the assessment.

What to bring:

The following information is required:

  • FGASA number and proof of current year membership
  • Copy of all three Proficiency certificates
  • FGASA Dangerous Game (Trails) Logbook. This is only for students who already have their Trails qualification.

(All prices are set for 2020)

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