Black Powder Courses

This unit standard is for persons who use or wish to be declared competent in the use of a muzzle-loading firearm and or who requires a competency certificate in terms of current legislation. It will enable persons to handle and shoot muzzle-loading firearms safely and in line with current legal prescripts. This unit standard will not only enable persons to prove competency in line with legal prescripts but will also give them the necessary competencies to use such a firearm.

Persons credited with this unit standard will be able to:

  • Handle black powder.
  • Handle a muzzle-loading firearm.
  • Use a muzzle-loading firearm.
  • Carry out elementary inspection and maintenance of a muzzle-loading firearm for safe use. 

Requires Completion of Unit : 117705
Demonstrate knowledge of the Firearms Control Act (Act No. 60 of 2000) applicable to possessing a firearm.