course is designed for both public and private sector firearm operators
for the control of feral and pest animals on private or public land.
It is a one-day course encompassing theoretical and practical elements
required in the control of feral and pest animals.
It is a pre-requisite to hold a current firearms licence for recreational
hunting/vermin control or related reason in both category A and B.
This accreditation process includes a shooting test with both rimfire
and centrefire firearms which should be zeroed to 50m and 80m respectively
if you intend to use your own firearms. The Council is able to supply
firearms as necessary for participants who may have to travel long distances.
of the Course are:
Humane destruction protocols
• Firearm safety
• Risk Management and OHS standards
• Operational planning
• Relevant legislation
This is a
VETAB accredited course and carries a national accreditation. The cost
of the course is $539.00
The accreditation test will include a five-round grouping practice at
50 metres for the rimfire rifle and
80 metres for the centrefire rifle from the sitting supported position.
Supports will be provided and vehicles will not be permitted on the firing