IPSWICH City Pistol Club

Qld Safety Course Statement of Attainment

Under Queensland law, all persons applying for a firearms license must complete a safety course from an approved training organisation.

The 10618NAT Qld Safety Courses are conducted by our fully trained Safety instructors for anybody wishing to apply for a firearms license under the Queensland Weapons Act. Our courses are held on a regular basis with bookings required.

The course consists of the following:

Safety courses are conducted in our training room here at the range.

Course Costs

SSAA Member - Adult$70.00
Non-member Adult   $99.00
SSAA Member - Junior   $11.00
Non-member Junior   $36.00

National Firearms Safety Code

  1. Treat every firearm as if it is loaded.
  2. Your firearm is your responsibility.
  3. Alwasy ensure your firing zone is clear and identify your target beyond all doubt.
  4. Never point a firearm at or near another person.
  5. Never load a firearm until you are ready to shoot.
  6. Keep your finger off the trigger until you are ready to shoot.
  7. When you have finished shooting remove the magazine (if fitted), unload and then check that the chamber is empty.
  8. Make sure that all firearms are transported securley to prevent misuse or theft.
  9. Never allow unauthorised access to your firearm(s) or ammunition.
  10. Do not climb fences or obstacles with loaded firearms.
  11. Encourage safe and reponsible handling of firearms in the field, on the range and within the community.
  12. Never mix shooting with alcohol or drugs.
  13. Understand the operation of your firearm, keep it in good repair, and always use the correct ammunition.
  14. Never store firearms and ammunition together. Ensure they are safely locked away when not in use.
  15. Be fimiliar with the legal requirements for safe storage, firearms ownership, possession and use in your State or Territory, or the State or Territory you are visiting.
  16. Dispose of unwanted firearms lawfully. Surrender them to the police or sell them to or through a licensed dealer.