Use Firearms To Harvest Wild Game

AMPG306 – Use firearms to harvest wild game. 

This is a nationally accredited competency and is required for kangaroo harvesting

Unit Descriptor:

This competency covers the skills and knowledge required to harvest animals humanely and defines the standard required to: identify the species to be harvested prepare and handle ammunition and weapons safely ensure the harvesting area is clear and notifications have been made where necessary harvest the animal using a shot to a body site appropriate to the target species that causes instant death and is prescribed in the relevant code of practice.


From 2018, this competency will satisfy the firearms requirement for kangaroo harvesting.  It is a full-day course with both theoretical and practical components.

Prerequisites.  The following are prerequisites for the course:

  • You must have registered for the course.
  • You must hold a current Category B licence for Recreational Hunting, Business or Vertebrate Pest Animal Control.
  • You must possess a minimum .222 Remington or .204 Ruger centrefire rifle.

FEE – $440 Inc. GST

Kangaroo Harvester Re-Accreditation:

Kangaroo Harvester Re-Accreditation can be complete at the same venue and dates. You must have maintained your Accreditation within the last two years.

FEE – $255.53 Inc. GST

Schedule of Courses – 2020

Sydney              13 February / 2 April / 22 September / 5 November

Narromine        10 March / 12 May / 15 September 

Mudgee             11 March / 13 May / 16 September 

Wodonga           27 March / 26 June / 30 October 

Canberra            22 April / 5 August 

Griffith                27 May

Warialda            26 February / 12 June / 9 October 

Armidale            13 June / 10 October

Broken Hill         1 September      

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