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Shotgun Safety Officers Course

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The course is aimed at equipping the candidate with the knowledge, understanding, skills and awareness required to identify and manage issues pertaining to safety on a clay pigeon shoot, with specific reference to shoots on green field sites.

This is not a course in shoot management, and limits its scope to issues pertaining to safety including risk assessment. In applying the knowledge and skills learnt on the course, the Safety Officer should always determine with the person(s) responsible for the overall shoot management their exact limits of responsibility, accountability and authority.

It comprises six modules followed by a practical assessment and written examination: roles and responsibilities; health and safety; risk assessment; shotguns and cartridges; the law and shotgun shooting; Clay trap safety.

Pre course requirements 

An experienced clay or game shooter with knowledge of a large variety of sporting targets.

Held a shotgun certificate for a minimum of 4 years.

Experience with automatic and manual clay pigeon traps.

Ability to complete complicated forms.

Must be over  21 years old

Course Length

One day

Cost

BASC members         £100

Non-BASC members £130

Registration

In order to decide if this course is right for you and for details of how to book please contact Jane Hatton in the Training and Education Department at BASC on 01244 573018.

February 2019

19 Feb 2019 Shotgun Safety Officer Course - BASC Marford Mill, North Wales BASC Head Office, Marford Mill,Rossett

March 2019

06 Mar 2019 Shotgun Safety Officer Course - BASC Scotland, Trochry BASC Scotland, Trochry,Dunkeld

06 Mar 2019 Shotgun Safety Officer Course - Southdown Gun Club, Findon, West Sussex Southdown Gun Club, Findon,Findon

07 Mar 2019 Shotgun Safety Officer Course - BASC SW Office, Cullompton BASC South West Office, Unit 1D/E Dulford Business Park,Dulford, Cullompton

09 Mar 2019 Shotgun Safety Officer Course - Humberside Shooting Ground, Humberside Humberside Shooting Ground, CATWICK LANE,BRANDESBURTON

26 Mar 2019 Shotgun Safety Officer Course - Cambridge Gun Club, Cottenham Cambridge Gun Club, Chear Fen Farm,Cottenham

June 2019

18 Jun 2019 Shotgun Safety Officer Course - DBC Leisure, Lydney DBC Leisure, Trowgreen Farm,Lydney

August 2019

23 Aug 2019 Shotgun Safety Officer Course - BASC Scotland, Trochry BASC Scotland, Trochry,Dunkeld

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:-

Charge Non- Members

Members

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

£25

£25

Cancellation more than 8 weeks before the course start date

40% course cost

30% course cost

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

75% course cost

60% course cost

Cancellation less than 4 weeks before the course start date

100% course cost

100% course cost

 

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