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Available Courses / Events

August, 2017
17 Thu 6pm - 8:30pm Introduction to Handguns
19 Sat 9:30am - 1:30pm Handgun Safety Awareness Course
21 Mon 6pm - 8:30pm Introduction to Handguns
24 Thu 6:30pm - 8:30pm Holster Qualification
31 Thu 7pm - 8pm Extraordinary AGM
September
5 Tue 6pm - 8:30pm Introduction to Handguns
14 Thu 7:30pm - 8:30pm Membership Interview
16 Sat 9:30am - 1:30pm Handgun Safety Awareness Course
18 Mon 6pm - 8:30pm Introduction to Handguns
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
12 Thu 7:30pm - 8:30pm Membership Interview
16 Mon 6pm - 8:30pm Introduction to Handguns
19 Thu 6pm - 8:30pm Introduction to Handguns
21 Sat 9:30am - 1:30pm Handgun Safety Awareness Course
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Introduction to Handguns

Thursday, 17 Aug 2017 6pm - 8:30pm

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

NOTE: You MUST download the Code of Conduct from the above Documents tab, print out, accept and bring an endorsed copy in order to be accepted into course on day.

This Introduction to Handguns course is designed for people who are interested in pistol shooting and looking to join our shooting club.

Please note: This is course covers a general introduction to our club and handgun shooting. This course is not appropriate for birthdays, functions, gifts, etc. For functions or group bookings please contact groupbookings@sspc.org.au.

IMPORTANT: YOU MUST BE FLUENT IN ENGLISH TO ATTEND THIS COURSE!

The language of sports shooting in Australia is English. You must be able to demonstrate an understanding of English both written and verbal to undertake target shooting as an activity. Victoria Police conducts the Safety Course & issues range orders, the SSAA issues Range Rules, SSPC issues club rules, all in English. As a participant you will be expected to understand these rules and you also need to be able to understand range commands given to you by Range Officers.IF YOU CANNOT READ, WRITE AND UNDERSTAND ENGLISH, YOU WILL BE REMOVED FROM THE COURSE FOR YOUR OWN SAFETY AND NO REFUND WILL BE AVAILABLE!

The course consists of 60 minutes of theory followed by a 90 minutes of live fire exercises.

During the course we will cover:

  • Handgun Safety
  • Range Safety
  • Handgun Operation
  • Shooting Fundamentals
  • SSPC Club and joining information

Course cost is $130 which includes range entry, ammunition, use of guns and safety equipment as well as the Introduction to Handguns booklet.

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.

Once you have successfully completed this course, you will be able to attend the range and shoot under supervision before choosing to join our Club.

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.