QMRC FIREARMS SAFETY COURSE


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The NEWQMRCOnline Registration for students looking to do a

Firearms Safety Course inCategory A, B, C, D, H, M

Full Course cost for A - B is$95.00

RTO Number 5994

QMRC is a Registered Training Organisation for the purpose of offering the Queensland Police Service's10618NAT - Course in Firearms Safetyto those persons wishing to apply for a firearms licence.


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QMRC can offer courses for Categories A, B, C, D, H, M (Crossbow), M (Miscellaneous) and R licence applications. Successful completion of the appropriate Safety Course is a compulsory prerequisite for a licence application.

The Course will cover all of the important points of the Queensland Weapons Act that you need to know.The different types of firearms and the basic operation of them along with range procedures, safety rules and hunting ethics will be covered in the morning.

The afternoon session covers the basics of accurate and safe shooting techniques, firing a few rounds at 25 meters and a discussion of maintenance procedures.There will be two multiple choice examinations during the day.


QMRC Firearms SafetyCourses for Cats A & B are held

on thefirst and third Sundaysof each month

( Courses for other categories are arranged on an individual basis )

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Courses are conducted at the Wynnum Manly Pigeon Club INC. club house on the Belmont shooting complex. This is the first building on the right as you enter the Belmont Shooting Complex via Old Cleveland Road entrance (opposite Stanbrough Road)




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QMRC Firearms SafetyCoursesSign-on begins at 8.00am


with instruction commencing at 8.30am.


Candidates will need to present some form of photo ID.


Full Course A - B is$95.00

Full Course A - B (With RPL) is $85.00


Pleaseensure you bring your Drivers Licence or other ‘photo ID’.

The bulk of the course will be in the class room.

There will be two written, multiple choice test papers.

A practical shooting session will complete the day.

Candidates will need to wear clothing suitable for outdoor activity.

A hat and closed footwear are essential.


Tea and coffee will be available throughout the day.

Candidates will have to make their own arrangements for lunch.



RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING ( RPL )

Candidates with previous use of firearms experience can claim Recognition of Prior Learning.

This will exempt them from the practical shooting section.

Candidates wishing to claim RPL will have to bring some evidence of this experience.



The course should be completed by 3.30 - 4.00pm.


To book your place click below


QMRC register-now-button-pilll-red-hi



The NEWQMRCOnline Registration for students looking to do a

Firearms Safety Course inCategory A, B, C, D, H, M

Full Course cost for A - B is$95.00


For further information contact

admin@qmrc.org




How to Obtain a Category A & B Licence

Step 1-You must complete a10618NAT - Course in Firearms Safety.Once you have completedthis course you will recive a Statement of Attainment for completion of the training.


Step 2 - Join a Shooting Club fora genuine reason for firearm ownership.


Step 3 -Apply online for your licence at Queensland Police Servicewww.police.qld.gov.au/programs/weaponsLicensing





Category of Firearms

CategoryA

(1) Each of the following is a category A if it has not been rendered permanently inoperable-

a)a miniature cannon under 120 cm in barrel length that is a black powder and muzzle loading cannon, depicting a scale model of an historical artillery piece or naval gun;
b)an air rifle;
c)a blank-fire firearm at least 75 cm in length;
d)a rimfire rifle (other than a self-loading rimfire rifle);
e)a single or double barrel shotgun;
f)a powerhead.

(2) A conversion unit is also a category A.

(3) In this section-- "conversion unit" means a unit or device or barrel that is capable of being used for converting a category A that is a firearm from one calibre to another calibre.




Category B

(1) Each of the following is a category B if it has not been rendered permanently inoperable--

a)a muzzle-loading firearm;
b)a single shot centre fire rifle;
c)a double barrel centre fire rifle;
d)a repeating centre fire rifle;
e)a break action shotgun and rifle combination.

(2) A conversion unit is also a category A.

(3) In this section-- "conversion unit" means a unit or device or barrel that is capable of being used for converting a category B that is a firearm from one calibre to another calibre.




Category C

Each of the following is a category C if it has not been rendered permanently inoperable—

a)a semiautomatic rimfire rifle with a magazine capacity no greater than 10 rounds;
b)a semiautomatic shotgun with a magazine capacity no greater than 5 rounds;
c)a pump action shotgun with a magazine capacity no greater than 5 rounds.



Category D

(1)Each of the following is a category D —

a)a self-loading centre fire rifle designed or adapted for military purposes or a firearm that substantially duplicates a rifle of that type in design, function or appearance;
b)a non-military style self-loading centre fire rifle with either an integral or detachable magazine;
c)a self-loading shotgun with either an integral or detachable magazine with a capacity of more than 5 rounds and a pump action shotgun with a capacity of more than 5 rounds;
d)a self-loading rimfire rifle with a magazine capacity of more than 10 rounds.


Category H

(1)A firearm, including an air pistol and a blank-fire firearm, under 75 cm in length, other than a powerhead, is a category H, regardless of whether it has been rendered permanently inoperable;

(2)A conversion unit is also a category H;

(3)This section does not apply to a powerhead or category C, D or R;

(4)In this section-- "conversion unit" means a unit or device or barrel that is capable of being used for converting a category H that is a firearm from one calibre to another calibre.

For schedule 2 of the Act, each of the following comprises a class of category H—

(a)an air pistol;
(b)a centre-fire pistol with a calibre of not more than .38 inch or a black-powder pistol;
(c)a centre-fire pistol with a calibre of more than .38 inch but not more than .45 inch;
(d)a rim-fire pistol.


QMRC RTO Number 5994