Training

Here at On Target Firearms Training Academy we aim to produce competent and responsible firearm users with core ethics that enable each to take what they have learnt and add to their “tool-box” of skills. We offer basic to advanced level training by our qualified, registered and experienced instructors and trainers as well as additional training or assessment and workshops for anyone wanting to improve their discipline and skill in firearm handling and use. If there is any other knowledge or training you need assistance with, please get hold of us and we do our best to accommodate you.

Proficiency Training Courses

Personal Use & Competency 

Personal Use & Competency 

This training is for anyone who wishes to apply for a SAPS Competency Certificate in order to licence a firearm for personal/private use.
Courses are presented on selected Fridays and Saturdays and must be booked in advance!

117705 Knowledge of the Firearms Control Act 60 2000U/S 119649 – Handle and Use a Handgun This Unit Standard is a requirement for applying for SAPS Competency Certificate in order to make application for a License to Possess a Handgun (pistol or revolver) for the private use. It is also a requirement for doing U/S 123515: Handle and use a Handgun for Business Purposes. It is comprised of an at-home, self-study portion with open book test followed by a classroom instruction portion with a closed book test and practical shooting training and assessment.U/S 119650 – Handle and Use a Self-Loading Rifle or Carbine This Unit Standard is a requirement for applying for SAPS Competency Certificate in order to make application for a License to Possess a Self-loading Rifle or Carbine for the private use. It is also a requirement for doing U/S 123511: Handle and use a Self-Loading Rifle or Carbine for Business Purposes It is comprised of an at-home, self-study portion with open book test followed by a classroom instruction portion with a closed book test and practical shooting training and assessment.U/S 119651 - Handle and Use a Manually-Operated Rifle or Carbine This Unit Standard is a requirement for applying for SAPS Competency Certificate in order to make application for a License to Possess a Manually-Operated Rifle or Carbine for the private use. It is also a requirement for doing U/S 123519: Handle and use a Manually-Operated Rifle or Carbine for Business Purposes It is comprised of an at-home, self-study portion with open book test followed by a classroom instruction portion with a closed book test and practical shooting training and assessment.U/S 119652 – Handle and Use a Shotgun This Unit Standard is a requirement for applying for SAPS Competency Certificate in order to make application for a License to Possess a Shotgun (self-loading or manual) for the private use. It is also a requirement for doing U/S 123514: Handle and use a Shotgun for Business Purposes It is comprised of an at-home, self-study portion with open book test followed by a classroom instruction portion with a closed book test and practical shooting training and assessment.

Business Purposes 

Business Purposes 

This training is required of Security and Law Enforcement in order for them to fulfill their duties in the field. These unit standards are collectively referred to as Business Purposes. Although this is the minimum required training for security etc. we encourage Security and Law Enforcement alike to push to more advanced training to increase competency and skill levels. Civilians are also able to take these courses. 123515 – Handle and Use a Handgun for Business Purposes123519 – Handle and Use a Manually Operated Rifle or Carbine for Business Purposes
Tactical Purposes

Tactical Purposes

Advanced unit standards are what is referred to as Tactical Related Duties and at this level all safety aspects, safe handling, use of firearms and physical fitness are crucial for completing these unit standards. Team dynamics and tactics will be used at this level.

123510 – Apply Tactical Knowledge in Use of Firearms123512 – Demonstrate Tactical Proficiency with a Shotgun123513 – Demonstrate Tactical Proficiency with a Handgun

Other Training

Individual Training

Individual Training

We offer private training sessions for individuals to further their personal firearm skills.

Please contact us for pricing and availability!

Workshops

Workshops

Other workshops we offer (2 - 5 hours):

  • Reloading for beginners
  • Reloading advanced
  • Self- defence refresher
  • Weapon retention and shooting from concealment.
  • Krav Mega workshop
  • Shooting on the move
  • In and around vehicles
  • Working in pairs
  • Unarmed Combat Techniques
  • Low Light and Night Shooting
  • Buildings and structures
  • Cover and concealment.
  • Situational awareness
  • Tonfa / baton training
  • Knife defence workshop
  • Pepper spray workshop
  • Stop the Bleed training

We will soon start with our kids program.

 

Booking Your Course

How To Book

How To Book

  1. Choose which Unit Standards you will be doing based on the firearms you wish to license. See above
  2. Complete this form - https://ontargetshootingacademy.co.za/training-academy/training-enquiries.
  3. You will be sent an invoice for the full amount to be paid.
  4. Pay via EFT or ATM deposit and forward your proof of payment to us.
  5. You will then receive a “Notification To Collect Manuals” when your training manuals are ready.
  6. Follow those instructions to collect your manuals and finalise your booking.