The airgun instructor award will improve the training and standards within the sport to help protect and promote airgun shooting for future generations.
The aim of this course is to equip the candidate with the knowledge, understanding, and awareness of a basic airgun instructor.
The course comprises a one-day training course for people who already have experience in handling airguns and some experience helping, assisting or instructing others along with some understanding of knowledge in this area.
The course is not designed for novices.
What is covered
- The law
- Safety and rifle handling
- Types of sights
- Basic shooting positions, techniques and fault finding
- Instructing requirements
- Guidelines for trainers
- BASC members: £110
- Non-members: £145
- To undertake this award you will be expected to have a good knowledge of a variety of airguns, the different types of operating systems and experience in their use.
- You must be aged 21 years or over to register.
Should there be insufficient bookings, BASC reserves the right to cancel the course. In the interests of fairness, BASC will aim to provide candidates with notification of cancellation as soon as possible prior to the advertised start date.
We strongly recommend that fees for any accommodation you book are refundable as BASC will not be responsible for any losses incurred by candidates.
If for any reason you cancel your place on the course then the following scale of charges may apply:
|Reallocation to another course|
(only available eight weeks or more before the course start date)
|Second reallocation to another course|
(only available eight weeks or more before the course start date AND only in exceptional circumstances)
|Cancellation more than eight weeks before the course start date|
|Cancellation less than eight weeks but more than four weeks before the course start date|
|Cancellation less than four weeks before the course start date|