Shooting Ranges need to be booked before we confirm your training date

Compulsory components:
The following Professional Firearm Trainers (PFTC) Unit Standards
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 require you to do open book exams. This can take up to 2 hours per module. Once completed, you need to book to do the Closed Book Exam for each Unit Standard. You are given one hour to complete each closed book exam.

NB: Certificates and Statement of Results are issued once the papers are marked.

We require a certified copy of your RSA-ID or Passport for the above!

These Unit Standard certificates do not expire!

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:
You can also do some arm strengthening exercises as this will be invaluable especially for your weak arm! (Contact us for details) or off our web site CLICK HERE.

Costs:
We offer all inclusive prices for rifle training, including range fees, rifle hire, ammunition and coaching. Prices vary depending on the calibre that is used. Most students use the 375H&H calibre but we can also offer assessment using 458WIN.


Payment:
We accept Credit Cards but please advise us 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. Proof of payment via EFT to be provided.
Our Banking details are on your Invoice.

Where:
We have access to a number of shooting ranges, and these may change at short notice due to either weather or Covid issues. Please note that you will be advised of the shooting range we will use, and directions can be found on our web site CLICK HERE

How long:
We find that 3 hours is the longest that most students can cope with! We start at 08h30 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!

(contact us for our fees)

Our Trainers

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Bob Nixon
I have been involved in the firearm and hunting industries for many years. I have competed in National and International events in both pistol and rifle shooting and am a Dedicated Hunter and Private Collector. I hold valid firearm competency certificates for handgun, rifle, shotgun and self-loading rifle. I have a background of shooting in all disciplines, but more recently, have been specifically involved with bolt action (manual) rifle training.
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Dale Crouch
I have had the privilege of participating in sport shooting events and hunting adventures for the past 30 years.
I have Dedicated Sport Shooting and Dedicated Hunter status through the SA Hunters and Game Conservation Association. I am an executive committee member, and my portfolio includes the training of members who wish to attain dedicated status.
I am an accredited assessor with the Professional Firearm Training Council (PFTC) and can provide certification for all Unit Standards up to and including Business Purposes for all firearm types.
I am committed to provide the best possible training for all students.
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