PLEASE NOTE: We currently have no available courses. Keep and eye on the calendar in the new year - IDRC will update future course dates when our volunteers confirm availability.
Do you want to get a QLD Shooting Licence and need to complete a course in firearms safety?
Find our next available Firearms safety course (Cat A & B) on the Online Booking Calendar below.
Firearms safety course costs $140 (cash payments only) and participants are required to bring photo ID, a cold drink and sensible outdoor clothing.
The approved Weapons Safety Course entails a test on safety, a theory test on legislation and category A and B firearms (which will make more sense on the day) and a practical test, there is no prior knowledge or weapons handling experience required to complete the safety course.
The firearms course starts at 8:30am sharp and should be finished by 4pm. lunch is not provided, you will need to bring your own lunch.
As places are limited bookings for the firearms safety course are essential.
Book Online Below
As of 1 January 2015 the Federal Government requires anyone undertaking approved training (like the Safety Course) to have a Universal Student Identifier (USI).
Registered Training Organisations are unable to issue certificates unless a USI is provided by the student. A USI is free and can be obtained at: https://www.usi.gov.au/your-usi/create-usi
You must provide a copy of your statement of attainment obtained upon successful completion of this course with your application for a Cat A & B weapons licence to the QPS.
You must also provide a genuine reason within your application.
Note: membership of a Club may be accepted as a genuine reason for firearm ownership. Click here to find out how to become a member of Ipswich and District Rifle Club.
SAFETY COURSE BOOKINGS
NB: you will receive a system generated email acknowledgement and confirmation from idrc within a few days of signing up for a safety course. Sometimes these emails go straight to 'Junk mail'. If you have checked your 'Junk mail' and still haven't received them please don't hesitate to contact us via email for confirmation of your booking: email@example.com
Positions are limited. If you have booked a place and are unable to attend for any reason please advise us via email - firstname.lastname@example.org