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Available Courses / Events

July, 2017
4 Tue 6pm - 8:30pm Introduction to Handguns
9 Sun 1pm - 4pm Introduction to Handguns
15 Sat 9:30am - 1:30pm Handgun Safety Awareness Course
16 Sun 1pm - 4pm Introduction to Handguns
20 Thu 6pm - 8:30pm Introduction to Handguns
27 Thu 6:30pm - 8:30pm Holster Qualification
August
1 Tue 6pm - 8:30pm Introduction to Handguns
17 Thu 6pm - 8:30pm Introduction to Handguns
19 Sat 9:30am - 1:30pm Handgun Safety Awareness Course
24 Thu 6:30pm - 8:30pm Holster Qualification
September
5 Tue 6pm - 8:30pm Introduction to Handguns
16 Sat 9:30am - 1:30pm Handgun Safety Awareness Course
21 Thu 6pm - 8:30pm Introduction to Handguns
28 Thu 6:30pm - 8:30pm Holster Qualification
October
3 Tue 6pm - 8:30pm Introduction to Handguns
19 Thu 6pm - 8:30pm Introduction to Handguns
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Handgun Safety Awareness Course

Saturday, 19 Aug 2017 9:30am - 1:30pm

  • This event is fully booked, but you can add yourself to the waiting list.

The Handgun Safety Awareness Course is run by Victoria Police accredited SSPC Firearms Safety Instructors, and is the next step in getting your General Category Handgun license. The course must be also be completed and passed for eligibility in joining the Sporting Shooters Pistol Club.

NOTE: You must have completed the Introduction to Handguns within the last 6 months before this course and completed and documented at least 3 NORI shoots!

Anybody completing their Introduction to Handguns course after the 1st of June 2016 must have their Level 1 Competency Assessment Certificate in their Training for Your Handgun License book signed by a Training Range Officer before attending this course.

If you attend this course and do not have your certificates correctly endorsed, you WILL NOT be admitted to the course and forfeit your payment.

The course duration is approximately 4 hours with coffee and tea breaks over lunch available and is divided into two sessions:

Theory in Training Room (about 2 hours)

  • Legislation pertaining to handguns
  • Basic handgun types and actions
  • Basic ballistics including reloading
  • Safe handling of handguns

There will be a written test on the theory component.

Practical in Training Room & On Range (about 2 hours)

  • Safe handling of handguns
  • Making safe a handgun
  • Loading and unloading a handgun
  • Safe clearance of malfunctions
  • Live fire exercise

The bistro is normally open for lunch and light refreshments with Coffee and Tea making is facility available.

The cost of the course is $75.00 which includes range entry, tuition and ammunition.

Please note that you will need to bring with you two forms of ID, one of which must be a photo ID. For example Drivers Licence and Medicare card would be acceptable.

All attendees must submit to visual ID confirmation PRIOR to commencement of courses per Victoria Police and SSPC club requirements.

You also MUST bring your endorsed SSPC Introduction to Handguns AND Training for Your Handgun Licence books that you received on your Introduction to Handguns Course.

On successful completion of this course you will receive an official police handgun safety course certificate. You will need to include a copy this with your SSPC membership application. You will also need a copy when applying for your provisional handgun license.

Course Change Policy: We are able to offer you a refund or a change of course date up to 72 hours before your scheduled course date. To request a refund please email info@sspc.org.au. After this time, no refunds are provided!

If you need to change a booking, you will need to book into a new course AND PAY FOR IT, then email us the OLD and NEW booking reference numbers and we will cancel your old booking and refund your original payment. Remember you only have 4 hours within which to pay for your booking before it is released back into the pool.