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Firearm Safety Training

When Starts Thursday 17th May 8:45am - Ends Sunday 20th May 2018 5:00pm
Where  Firearms Safety Course, Range, Westport, Hokitika

4 Days

Awarding Body: City & Guilds Accredited

This course is residential.  

Prices include accommodation and at least 1 meal per day. 

Full 4 day course -  $2500 + GST

One-day Blue Card annual renewal Accreditation $1000 + GST 


The Blue Card is specifically developed to meet the growing needs for firearms safety training within the security sector where you are required to carry firearms. City & Guilds UK Accreditation with ISO 28007 Maritime & ISO 18788 land Base Compliance 


The City & Guilds Accredited Firearms Safe Handling, Tactical Awareness and Live Firing Qualification is ideal for any individual, Government or Security Organisation that is engaged within the Security Sector that required to carry Firearms.

The issuing of personnel with the Blue Card I.D is a clear indication that your organisation has ensured your armed personnel have been Accredited to an International recognised standard.

Course Content 

  • Weapon Safe Handling.
  • Tactical Awareness / Operation.
  • Live Fire Qualifying Shoot.

Weapon Safe Handling.

  • Weapon Introduction and Safety Aspects of that Weapon.
  • Stripping an Assembly for that Weapon.
  • Daily Maintenance and Cleaning of that Weapon.
  • NSPs, Normal Safety Procedures.
  • Load, unload and make safe.
  • Stoppage Drills.
  • Muzzle Discipline.
  • Magazine Maintenance.
  • Magazine Loading.
  • Marksmanship Principles.
  • WHT, (Weapons Handling Test).
  • Magazine Loading (Timed).

Tactical Awareness / Operation.

  • Armed Vehicle Drills (Principles)
  • Armed Walking Drills (Principles)
  • Armed Room/Building Clearance (Principle

Live Fire Qualifying Shoot

  • The Live Qualifying Shoot will be conducted at the end of the course.
  • Students will be required to display all Three phases of the Accreditation throughout this exercise.
  • The Qualifying Pass score is 70%, this score must be achieved for each Weapon under instruction to obtain Accreditation.

Weapon Systems Available

  • AK47
  • Bolt Action Rifles
  • Glock
  • Shotguns
  • L1A1 Self-Loading Rifle
  • M16
  • M4
  • Sig 226
  • Steyr Scout Mannlicher

Course Requirements

Security Investigations & Risk Solutions Ltd has strict criteria for all attendees on their Firearms Courses.

Due diligence must be carried out on all personnel before attending as laid down by Security Investigations & Risk Solutions Ltd. Therefore, the following procedure must be met before Signing up:

  • You must produce an original current Criminal Police check.
  • An in-date Passport or driving licence is required.
  • Every individual must supply 2 Passport photographs with their name on the back.

The venue also has its own criteria to allow individuals to be able to use its facilities as follows:

  • No person may participate on a course or enter any of the facilities, if they are under the influence of Alcohol or Drugs or prohibited to use firearms stated in the Firearms Act 1983 (
  • No person may enter or use any of the ranges without signing the range register and confirming the regulations.


To be sure this is the right course for you, please read the course information before booking.  Full information about the payments required to secure your place on the course and your cancellation options is here.







4 Days Awarding Body: City & Guilds Accredited This course is residential.   Prices include accommodation... more
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FULL FOUR DAY COURSE - deposit per student $250.00 +GST
(No Longer Available)

Available 24 Mar 2018 - 30 Apr 2018

ONE DAY Blue Card annual renewal accreditation - deposit/student $250.00 +GST
(No Longer Available)

Available 26 Mar 2018 - 20 May 2018

All prices in NZ dollars

You can pay for this booking by: Credit Card, Debit Card or Internet Banking

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