Whether you are looking to purchase your first firearm or expand your firearm collection, you must first complete the firearm proficiency course for the type of firearm you wish to be competent in.


We offer the following courses:

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Handgun

Proficiency Training for Civil or Business Purposes

Shotgun

Proficiency Training for Civil or Business Purposes

Manually Operated Rifle or Carbine

Proficiency Training for Civil or Business Purposes

Self Loading Rifle or Carbine

Proficiency Training for Civil or Business Purposes

Proficiency Training for Civil Purposes

The proficiency training course for civil purposes will allow the induvidual to purchase a firearm for self defense and recreational purposes. This course must be completed by induviduals who want to acheive the following:

  • Own a self defense firearm
  • Own a firearm/firearms for occasional hunting or sport shooting
  • Own a firearm/firearms as a collector

Course Breakdown

  • Legal Test - R400.00
  • Handle & Use a Handgun - R750.00
  • Handle & Use a Manually Operated Rifle - R750.00
  • Handle & Use a Shotgun - R750.00
  • Handle & Use a Self-Loading Rifle - R750.00

Upon payment we will supply the necessary training manuals in order for you to complete the theoretical work contained therein. This involves homework in the form of an open-book test on the Firearm Control Act as well as the handle & use of the chosen firearm's unit standard.

Please note that you only need to complete the legal test once and may do as many unit standards in one sitting as you wish.

When you return this homework, an appointment will be scheduled for the proficiency exam. You will then have to complete a closed-book test and you will receive practical firearm training, which is conducted at our training facility on a Saturday from 09:00 until approximately 12:00 or on Tuesday from 10:00 to 13:00.

After successful completion, you will receive your proficiency certificate.


All courses are PFTC & Sasseta accredited, and are intended to train and teach all persons how to handle and use a firearm safetly and effectively, regardless of personal skill level.

Proficiency Training for Business Purposes

The proficiency training course for business purposes is an intermdediate-level course specifically for persons who have already completed the proficiency training for civil purposes and who use firearms in a work related environment. This course must be completed by induviduals who want to achieve the following:

  • Apply for a job that requires a firearm, such as a security officer, cash-in-transit guard and personal protection bodyguard
  • Apply for a job that requires firearm knowledge, E.G a clerk in a firearm shop

Course Breakdown

  • Handle & Use a Handgun for Business Purposes - R800.00
  • Handle & Use a Manually Operated Rifle for Business Purposes - R800.00
  • Handle & Use a Shotgun for Business Purposes - R800.00
  • Handle & Use a Self-Loading Rifle for Business Purposes - R800.00

Upon payment we will supply the necessary training manuals in order for you to complete the theoretical work contained therein. This involves homework in the form of an open-book test on the handle & use of the chosen firearm's unit standard for business purposes.

Please note that you must have already completed the proficiency course for civil purposes before you can complete the business purposes course.

When you return this homework, an appointment will be scheduled for the proficiency exam. You will then have to complete a closed-book test and you will receive practical firearm training, which is conducted at our training facility on a Saturday from 09:00 until approximately 12:00 or on Tuesday from 10:00 to 13:00.

After successful completion, you will receive your proficiency certificate.


All business purpose courses are PFTC and Sasseta accredited, and are intended to give persons a higher level of training. This is also the minimum training level legally required in South Africa for a person to be issued with a company firearm.