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Firearm Safety & Training Council Courses

Pre-Licence Qualification Course

Pre-Licence Qualification Course

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Nationally Accredited Courses

Nationally Accredited Courses

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Advanced
Courses

Advanced
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How to Apply for a Firearms Licence in Australia

In NSW, any person seeking to possess and use a firearm must be authorised by way of a licence or permit.

All persons wishing to obtain a firearms licence in NSW must have a genuine reason for obtaining the licence and must meet a range of legislative requirements relating to that genuine reason.

Licence holders are only authorised to possess and use the category of firearm for which the licence has been issued and the firearm may only be used for the purpose established as being the genuine reason for holding the firearms licence.

The Genuine Reasons applicable to a firearms licence are listed below. Please review the requirements for the genuine reason you wish to select to ensure that you can meet all the requirements. The Licence Category and Genuine Reason Table also shows the categories of licence applicable to each genuine reason.

About FSTC Australia

The Firearm Safety and Training Council Ltd is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) approved by the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA).

The FSTC delivers a suite of courses designed to cater from the new shooter to the professional controller.

The FSTC will customise a training program to suit the needs of the individual or corporation and will accredit applicants with a national standard where applicable.

  • Pre-Licence Qualification Course
  • Nationally Accredited Courses
  • Advanced Courses

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