Competency in Use of Firearms

Target group: All Security Officers whose job description includes the carrying of firearms.

Course outcomes: Learners will be able to handle firearms in accordance to the new firearm legislation, handle firearms responsibly and effectively, with regard to self-management and restraint and demonstrate the skills and knowledge to handle a firearm under adverse condition.

NQF Level 4

Credits: 10


Unit Standards: 123515 -Handle and use a handgun for business purposes, 123514 - Handle and use a shotgun for business purposes, 123519 - Handle and use manually operated rifle or carbine for business purposes.

Duration: Two (2) days

Price per learner:

One (1) discipline                Price on request

Two (2) disciplines              Price on request

Three (3) disciplines            Price on request

Prices exclude VAT, firearms and ammunition

Prices include SASSETA certificate, manual and range fees.

Course content:

v  Legal aspects

v  Load/unload a firearm to safe-carry condition

v  Carry out safety inspection on the relevant firearm

v  Rectify a firearm malfunction

v  Cleaning and maintenance of a firearm

v  Demonstrate knowledge of safe handing principles in a business environment

v  The mechanical functions of a firearm

v  Reflective competencies


081965442557 PSIRA 1577524 EME B-BBEE/2016/05/049

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