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

SYDNEY             21 August, 2018, 16 October 2018

BREWARRINA   14 July 2018 (Re-accreditation only)

BREWARRINA    14 July 2018 -Course full

CANBERRA:       26 September 2018

COBAR               23 June 2018 (Re-accreditation only)

BROKEN HILL     5 September 2018

MUDGEE:           12 September 2018, 16 October 2018 

ARMIDALE:          11 August 2018

WARIALDA:          28 November 2018

NARROMINE:       13 September 2018

GRIFFITH:             10 October 2018 

QUEANBEYAN     26 September 2018

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