Basic Competency

Before you can apply for a firearm license, you need to complete and pass the prescribed competency training at an accredited training institution and obtain a competency certificate.

Basic Competency consists of a minimum 2 unit standards:

The Knowledge of the Firearms Control Act (Act 60 of 2000)
and at least one of the following:

Handle and use a handgun,
Handle and use a shotgun,
Handle and use a manual operated rifle
Handle and use a self-loading rifle
The basic competency training consists of a summative written test, a formative written test and a practical test.

Intermediate hand gun and rifle training

Advanced hand gun training

Women specific training

Kids training