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Firearms Awareness Courses

These courses are designed to equip the candidate with the knowledge and skills required to undertake basic rifle, air rifle or shotgun shooting. They are ideal for beginners or novices wishing to improve their ability.

Firearms Awareness Training (Rifle)

This is a one-day course which will provide the novice or less experienced shot with a sturdy foundation of knowledge to improve their basic rifle shooting.

Safety issues will be dealt with in a classroom before candidates move on to the range for practical instruction covering shooting positions and rifle technique. You will have plenty of time on the range using both .22 rim-fire and centre-fire rifles.

You do not need to have a Firearms Certificate or your own rifle. Rifles and ammunition will be provided.

Course length

1 day

Cost

£125 for BASC members

Course requirements

BASC Membership

Booking

Please select the course you wish to attend and complete the online booking form.

“Fantastic tuition! Great day, educational and fun.”

“Really good day, enjoyed it. Good lecturer.”

Firearms Awareness Training (Air Rifle)

This is a one-day course which will provide the novice or less experienced air rifle shot with a sturdy foundation of knowledge. Safety, law and technique will be dealt with in the classroom before candidates move on to the range for practical instruction covering shooting positions and air rifle technique. There will be plenty of time on the range for shooting both spring and precharged air rifles. You do not need to have your own air rifle; BASC air rifles will be available. You may of course bring your own air rifle; if you do, please also bring your current FAC if it is a FAC rated air rifle.

Cost of course £125 for BASC members and £160 for non BASC members.

Course length

1 day

Cost

£125 for BASC members
£160 for non BASC members.

Course requirements

None

Booking

Please select the course you wish to attend and complete the online booking form.

Firearms Awareness Course (Shotgun)

This is a one-day course which will provide novice or less experienced shotgun shots with a sturdy foundation of knowledge to improve their shooting ability. Safety, law and technique will be covered in the classroom before candidates move on to the ground for the practical aspects, which will deal with stance, eye dominance and shooting technique. There will be plenty of time on the clay ground for shooting a variety of shotgun types. You do not have to have your own shotgun, as these will be provided. If you have your own gun and want to use it on the course, please also bring your current shotgun certificate.

Course length

1 day

Cost

£125 for BASC members

£160 for non-BASC members

Booking forms

Most courses are provided by our registered trainers (see below) and the registration forms are provided by the training providers.

BASC courses are listed below please select the course you wish to attend and complete the online booking form.

 

 For Further information and course dates contact BASC Sporting Services 01244 573018

March 2019

09 Mar 2019 Firearms Awareness Training (Rifle) - Abbeystead Estate, Forest of Bowland, Lancashire Abbeystead Estate, Lancaster,Lancaster

11 Mar 2019 Firearms Awareness Training (Rifle) - Simpson Bros Gun Shop, Peterborough Simpsons Brothers Gun Shop, Wittering Grange,Peterborough

18 Mar 2019 Firearms Awareness Training (Rifle) - Eridge Park, Kent Eridge Park, Eridge Park,Tunbridge Wells

April 2019

03 Apr 2019 Firearms Awareness Training (Rifle) - BASC SW Office, Cullompton BASC South West Office, Unit 1D/E Dulford Business Park,Dulford, Cullompton

04 Apr 2019 Firearms Awareness Training (Rifle) - The Tunnel, Charmouth, Dorset The Tunnel Target Sports Centre, The Tunnel,Charmouth

07 Apr 2019 Firearms Awareness Training (Rifle) - Pulborough, West Sussex Pulborough Village Hall, Swan View, Lower Street,Pulborough

20 Apr 2019 Firearms Awareness Training (Shotgun) - BASC Marford Mill, North Wales BASC Head Office, Marford Mill,Rossett

May 2019

04 May 2019 Firearms Awareness Training (Rifle) - Calton Moor, Ashbourne Calton Moor Farm, Calton Moor,Ashbourne

11 May 2019 Firearms Awareness Training (Rifle) - Calton Moor, Ashbourne Calton Moor Farm, Calton Moor,Ashbourne

June 2019

04 Jun 2019 Firearms Awareness Training (Air Rifle) - BASC Marford Mill, North Wales BASC Head Office, Marford Mill,Rossett

05 Jun 2019 Firearms Awareness Training (Rifle) - BASC Marford Mill, North Wales BASC Head Office, Marford Mill,Rossett

06 Jun 2019 Firearms Awareness Training (Rifle) - BASC SW Office, Cullompton BASC South West Office, Unit 1D/E Dulford Business Park,Dulford, Cullompton

13 Jun 2019 Firearms Awareness Training (Air Rifle) - Humberside Shooting Ground, Humberside Humberside Shooting Ground, CATWICK LANE,BRANDESBURTON

15 Jun 2019 Firearms Awareness Training (Air Rifle) - Salisbury Farm, St Brides, Gwent Salisbury Farm, St Brides, Magor,Newport

19 Jun 2019 Firearms Awareness Training (Rifle) - Chippenham Park, Cambridgeshire Chippenham Park, Chippenham,Ely

July 2019

07 Jul 2019 Firearms Awareness Training (Rifle) - Graythwaite, Ulverston, Cumbria Graythwaite Estate, Ulverston,Cumbria

August 2019

07 Aug 2019 Firearms Awareness Training (Shotgun) - Park Lodge Shooting School, West Cowick Park Lodge Shooting Ground, Finnleys Lane,West Cowick, Goole

15 Aug 2019 Firearms Awareness Training (Rifle) - Hambridge & Westport Village Hall, Langport Hambridge & Westport Village Hall, Hambridge,Longport

15 Aug 2019 Firearms Awareness Training (Rifle) - Silverstone Shooting Centre, Northants Silverstone Shooting Centre, Northants, Staplegate Farm,Crowfield

September 2019

29 Sep 2019 Firearms Awareness Training (Rifle) - Pulborough, West Sussex Pulborough Village Hall, Swan View, Lower Street,Pulborough

October 2019

10 Oct 2019 Firearms Awareness Training (Rifle) - Snape, Bedale, North Yorkshire Snape Village Institute, Snape,Bedale

19 Oct 2019 Firearms Awareness Training (Rifle) - Higham Lakes, Ponteland Higham Lakes, Millbourne,Ponteland

November 2019

21 Nov 2019 Firearms Awareness Training (Rifle) - Snape, Bedale, North Yorkshire Snape Village Institute, Snape,Bedale

 

Cancellation Policy

Should there be insufficient bookings, BASC reserve the right to cancel the course. In the interests of fairness BASC will aim to provide candidates 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:-

Members

Reallocation to another course (only available 8 weeks or more before the course start date)

£25

Cancellation more than 8 weeks before the course start date

30% course cost

Cancellation less than 8 weeks but more than 4 weeks before the course start date

60% course cost

Cancellation less than 4 weeks before the course start date

100% course cost

 

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