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Shotgun Safety Officer – Cambridge Gun Club, Cambridge

Due to the outbreak of COVID 19 and government guidance on non-essential social gatherings, BASC has taken the decision to postpone all training courses scheduled up until the end of May.
If you are booked on a course you will be contacted in the next 14 days with details of the new date and venue. We will review all further courses on a daily basis and be led by government advice.
I would like to thank all course participants for being understanding during this difficult period.


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Date(s)

16/09/2020

Time

All Day


Location: Cambridge Gun Club

Categories


Aim

The course is aimed at equipping the candidate with the knowledge, understanding, skills and awareness required to identify and manage issues pertaining to safety on a clay pigeon shoot, with specific reference to shoots on green field sites.

This is not a course in shoot management, and limits its scope to issues pertaining to safety, and particularly risk assessment. In applying the knowledge and skills learnt on the course, the Safety Officer should always determine with the person(s) responsible for the overall shoot management their exact limits of responsibility, accountability and authority.

It comprises six modules followed by a practical assessment and written examination: roles and responsibilities; health and safety; risk assessment; shotguns and cartridges; the law and shotgun shooting; clay trap safety.

Pre course requirements
• An experienced clay or game shooter with knowledge of a large variety of sporting targets.
• Held a shotgun certificate for a minimum of 4 years.
• Experience with automatic and manual clay pigeon traps.
• Ability to complete complicated forms.
• Must be over 21 years old.

In order to ensure that this course is right for you and for details of how to book please contact Jane Hatton in the Training & Education Department on 01244 573018.

Course length
1 day

Cost
£100 BASC members
£130 Non BASC members

Cancellation policy
Should there be insufficient bookings, BASC reserve the right to cancel the course. In the interests of fairness BASC will aim to provide candidates notification of cancellation as soon as possible prior to the advertised start date.

We strongly recommend that fees for any accommodation you book are refundable as BASC will not be responsible for any losses incurred by candidates.

If for any reason you cancel your place on the course then the following scale of charges may apply:-

Charge Non Member Charge Member
Reallocation to another course (only available 8 weeks or more before the course start date) £25 £25
2nd Reallocation to another course (only available 8 weeks or more before the course start date AND in exceptional circumstances) £50 £50
Cancellation more than 8 weeks before the course start date 40% course cost 30% course cost
Cancellation less than 8 weeks but more than 4 weeks before the course start date 75% course cost 60% course cost
Cancellation less than 4 weeks before the course start date 100% course cost 100% course cost