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
BASC members £100
Non-BASC members £130
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.
|25 Feb 2020||Shotgun Safety Officer - BASC Marford Mill, Wrexham||BASC Head Office, Marford Mill,Rossett|
|11 Mar 2020||Shotgun Safety Officer Course - BASC Scotland, Trochry||BASC Scottish Centre, Trochry,Dunkeld|
|01 Apr 2020||Shotgun Safety Officer Course - Cambridge Gun Club, Cottenham, Cambridge||Cambridge Gun Club, Chear Fen Farm,Cottenham|
|16 Jun 2020||Shotgun Safety Officer Course - DBC Leisure, Lydney, Gloucestershire||D B C Leisure, Trowgreen Farm, Trowgreen,St Briavels, Lydney|
|21 Aug 2020||Shotgun Safety Officer Course - BASC Scotland, Trochry||BASC Scottish Centre, Trochry,Dunkeld|
|25 Sep 2020||Shotgun Safety Officer Course - DBC Leisure, Lydney, Gloucestershire||D B C Leisure, Trowgreen Farm, Trowgreen,St Briavels, Lydney|
“The trainer delivered the course in a superb manner which enabled me to learn in a way suitable for myself, extremely impressed”
“I feel much more confident in setting up a safe clay pigeon shoot”
“Excellent in all respects. Huge depth of knowledge, but delivered with a light touch.”
“An informative day which refreshed thinking, reaffirmed knowledge and gave cause for new thoughts in some areas”
“Excellent course and trainer. one of the best training days for several years.”
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
|Reallocation to another course (only available 8 weeks or more before the course start date)||
|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