BASC’s Game Shooter Certificate 1 course is designed for the sportsman or woman who has recently taken up game shooting, or is seeking further advice and guidance.
The course will provide an insight into and a wider understanding of game shooting and improve success and ability in the field. Successful delegates will be awarded the BASC Game Shooter Certificate 1.
If bringing your own shotgun, it must be suitable for game shooting. Cartridges should be factory produced (no home loaded cartridges) and a standard steel shot game load. Shotguns will be provided for those who do not own one.
Demand for the GSC1 courses is usually very high and places are allocated on a ‘first come first served’ basis.
The course will cover a number of areas:
- Firearms law and shotgun shooting
- Before the day, on the day, end of the day
- Taking the shot
- Quarry and the law
- Game shooting
The second day will focus on assessments:
- General written paper 50 multiple choice questions
Followed by a practical assessments:
- Safe shot assessment covering safety in the field and shooting clay targets
- Range judging exercise
The day will end with a constructive feedback session with BASC staff and coaches who will answer any of your questions and take on board your feedback. If you are interested in taking part in one of these courses, please book early to avoid disappointment.
For further information and course dates contact the Training and Education department 01244 573018
Click the link below for full details of all confirmed course dates and how to book your place. The booking page will updated as new dates and venues are confirmed across the UK.