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BASC Airgun Coaches

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BASC Airgun Coaching

Last November BASC took the decision to suspend the BASC airgun Coaching programme.  BASC felt the current qualification and course content does not best suit our airgun member’s needs at present.

A working group has been tasked to review the current award and how to develop the award in 2016 and beyond.

BASC Airgun Coaches

 BASC currently has a small network of highly qualified airgun coaches nationwide.

They are available to individual clients and independent groups on a commercial basis throughout the year.

If you are looking for a qualified BASC airgun coach please select the nearest coach to your area by clicking the link below.


Airgun Club Safety Officer Course

The aim of this course is to equip the candidate with the knowledge, understanding, skills and awareness required to undertake the task of Safety Officer and to know the standard expected and be able to set up an airgun range stand safely at a green field or club field site.

On completion of the modules, the candidate will be issued with the BASC Airgun Club Safety Officers certificate, subject to meeting the required level of skill and knowledge in the assessment. The BASC Airgun Club Safety Officers Award comprises of a minimum of one day training for people who already have experience in handling airguns and setting up club range events/competitions along with some understanding of Risk Assessment in these areas. The course is not designed for novices.

The course covers:-

  • BASC Safety Officer role and responsibility
  • Health and Safety implications and know why and how to perform a risk assessment
  • What is required to perform a ground inspection on green/brown sites
  • Knowledge of different airguns and ammunition
  • Knowledge of the legal issues
  • Range operation, location, target direction and fall out
  • Written assessment
  • Practical assessment


BASC members         £100

Non-BASC members   £130

Course requirements

Experienced in handling different types of airguns and setting up club range events/competitions along with some understanding of Risk Assessment in these areas.

For more info contact Sporting Services Department on 01244 573018

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