FIREARMS SAFETY COURSE, 10-13 AUGUST 2020
The next FIREARMS SAFETY COURSE for this year shall be held on these dates:
- Session 1 Monday 10 August 19:00h – 21:30h AMACS HQ, Tigne’ Point
- Session 2 Wednesday 12 August 19:00h – 21:30h AMACS HQ, Tigne’ Point
- Session 3 Thursday 13 August 13:30h – 16:00h Victoria Range, Handaq
This course is designed for members who wish to apply for Target Shooting Licences A (covering pistols, rifles and crossbow) and B (covering shotguns, muzzle-loaders and airguns).
In the first session we shall introduce you to the Target Shooting Licence and its legal entitlement and obligations before moving on to cover the basics of firearms, their function and ballistic considerations.
In the second session we shall cover firearm types, handling, safety considerations, range rules and the difference between the various shooting disciplines. Students shall have the opportunity to handle and dry-fire a selection of firearms in preparation for the 3rd session.
The third and final session shall give students the opportunity to handle and shoot firearms under the supervision of the instructor, who shall also assess students’ grasp of safe handling before qualifying them for an AMACS recommendation to apply for the Police licence. Students shall be provided with eye and ear protection for this session unless they already possess them.
The fee for this course is 75 euro inclusive of VAT, which also covers the range visit, use of AMACS firearms and the ammunition consumed. Only AMACS members who are paid up for 2020 are eligible to apply.
If you are not yet and AMACS member, please apply in person at the Tigne’ Point office, which will be open on Wednesday 5 August to accept enrollments. Before you visit, download the AMACS application form, have it endorsed by your medical doctor (you will also need a separate medical certificate, confirming that the applicant is mentally sound, which must be submitted to the Police when you apply of your licence after the course) and bring it along to the office together with a Police Good conduct certificate, which you may obtain online.
The maximum number of students for this course shall be 8 persons. Slots shall be allocated on a first-come-first-served basis to those who book by writing to firstname.lastname@example.org and follow up with their payment by Wednesday 5th August latest.
Those who are next in line will be placed first for allocation of slots in the next course, which shall be held in September.