Asset College (RTO 31718) 11029NAT Course in Firearms and Weapons Safety (Approved for Firearms Licensing in Queensland)

Brisbane - 11029NAT Course in Firearms and Weapons Safety (Approved for Firearms Licensing in Queensland) Category C & D

Brisbane - 11029NAT Course in Firearms and Weapons Safety (Approved for Firearms Licensing in Queensland) Category C & D

This course is delivered by Foresight Tactical on behalf of Asset College (RTO 31718)


Available Dates and Online Booking located towards the bottom of the page.  Alternatively you can contact us via email to discuss alternative dates


Brisbane Gun Club, Mount Petrie Road, Belmont QLD 4153

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Category C and D firearms are generally accessible only to individuals with an occupational need for the firearms. This includes occupations such as:

  • Primary Producers
  • Pest Controllers
  • Firearms Dealers
  • Armourers
  • Instructors and;
  • Theatrical Ordnance Suppliers.

They may also be available to firearms collectors who are members of a collector’s guild.

This course covers essential skills and knowledge relating to firearms legislation, firearms in the community, licensing requirements, safe handling, safe storage and transport as well as a range of additional information that is essential for all shooters.

Examples of firearms under these categories include:

  • Semi-Automatic Shotguns.
  • Semi-Automatic Rifles
  • Pump Action Shotguns

Unique Student Identifier (USI)

You will need to have a Unique Student Identifier (USI) to enroll.  If you do not already have a Unique Student Identifier (USI) you can obtain one at Home page | Unique Student Identifier (

Course Outcomes

On successful completion of this course, you will receive a Statement of Attainment for 11029NAT Course in Firearms Safety (Approved for Firearms Licensing in Queensland).

This course meets the training requirements to apply for a QLD Weapons Licence for categories C and D.

Entry Requirements

In order to participate in this course, you must meet the following requirements:

  1. Must be 18 years of age to attend
  2. Must not have any physical or other impairment which would prevent you from handling firearms safely – if unsure, seek advice from your GP or contact us to discuss suitability
  3. Must not have any criminal convictions (relating to drug use, violence or weapons) in the past five years
  4. Must not have been a subject to a domestic violence order in the past five years
  5. Must not have been a subject to an involuntary mental health order in the past five years

For more information regarding specific licensing requirements, please visit Weapons Licensing QLD.

It is also recommended that pregnant women do not attend our firearms safety courses. If you have any questions regards this please contact us on 0468 387 745

Please be advised we are unable to train students on a student visa. You must find a CRICOS registered training provider.

Units of Competency

This course includes the following units of competency:

  • NAT11029001 Demonstrate knowledge of weapons legislation, weapons, and community safety
  • NAT11029003 Use Category C firearms lawfully, safely, and responsibly
  • NAT11029004 Use Category D firearms lawfully, safely, and responsibly

Delivery Options

This course is delivered face-to-face over 4 hours including a live fire range practice at an approved range.  

Note – the timing for this course is based on the assumption that students have prior firearms handling experience. If students have not got any prior experience, the duration would increase to eight hours and we would recommend completing a Category A, B and H Firearms Safety course prior to commencing the Category C and D course.


After completing this course, you may be interested in attending further firearms training with Asset College including:

Course Fees

Category C Only $225

Category D Only $225

Category C & D $375

Firearms Licencing

Firearms Licensing in QLD is administered by the QLD Police Weapons Licensing Branch. Information regarding the licence application process is provided during the course. For more information about licensing or to lodge an online application click here

Note – as part of the licence application, applicants are required to submit evidence of their genuine reason for a firearms licence. Examples of this include:

Sports/Target Shooting Membership of a shooting club
Occupational Requirement (including Primary Producers) Details of your property and the requirement for firearms or a letter from your employer outlining the requirement for you to use firearms
Collection of Firearms Letter outlining the firearms to be collected or membership of an approved firearms collectors guild

This course does not meet the requirements for a Security Guard Firearms Licence – refer to Asset College (RTO 31718) Firearms and Defensive Tactics course if you intend to apply for a Security Firearms Licence.