Marksmanship Training

This course is designed for the beginner to get up to speed with all the long range lingo and methods. Proper fundamentals and techniques that allow the shooter more success on the range are covered. You will learn how easy it can be and not in an intimidating environment. Fun for everyone and very educational. TONS of information.


Firearms competencies is accredited with PFTC, which is a SAQA recognized Professional Body. PFTC’s role is to regulate the firearm trainers and assessors of South Africa with clear performance standards and guidelines, of which TSU Training Solutions is part of.

  • Law - U/S 117705
  • Handle and use a manually operated rifle or carbine - U/S 119651
  • Handle and use a manually operated rifle or carbine for business purpose - U/S 123519

Marksmanship Training Course Content

  • Introduction to marksmanship
  • Rifles
  • Telescopes
  • Bullets and balistics
  • Rifle set up
  • BDC familiarization
  • Getting to know the system on the range
  • Basic shooting techniques
  • Advance shooting techniques
  • Range and wind estimation
  • Incline and decline shooting

For more information download our Marksmanship Training course brochure.

Equipment Needed

  • Bring your own rifle and scope or borrow ours (limited)
  • Not less than 250 rounds
  • Eye and Ear protection
  • Sunscreen and proper clothing for outside
  • Note pad and pen
  • Rifle bag or carry case
  • Binoculars
  • Range finder
  • Comfortable clothing
  • Shooting mat
  • Spotting scope if available

Entry Requirements

  • Preferable tactical experience
  • Preferable Use of weapons

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Assessment Methods

Based on theoretical and practical assessment and through comprehensive scenario based exercises, all course objectives must be passed in order to obtain your Marksmanship certificate.

Course Duration

11 days:

  • Classroom - 3 days
  • Shooting range - 4 days
  • Field shooting - 4 days

Cost of the Marksmanship Training Course

R 34 200 (including VAT). Cost includes:

  • Targets
  • Bean Bag
  • Range fees
  • Transport to the range
  • Equipment and Resources
  • All training material and certificates
  • Four Days in the Field with accommodation and meals

Costs above do not include:

  • Accommodation and meals whilst on course in Pretoria
  • Rifle and Telescope (Can be provided at an extra cost of R2500.00)
  • Ammunition (.308 Ammunition will be available at an extra cost)
  • Refreshments


  • At R 450.00 per member per night – Room sharing (Excl. 14% VAT)
  • At R 750.00 per member per night – Single room Accommodation (Excl. 14% VAT)

Contact us for more information.

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Course Dates

  • 06 March – 17 March

Contact Details

Head of Training and Development
Johan Fryer
Tel: + 27 (0)12 663 4343
South Africa Police

South African Police Service

Accredited by SASSETA

* SASSETA Education and Training Service Provider
* SASSETA Assessor
* SASSETA Moderator

SAQA recognised

SAQA is responsible for overseeing and regulating NQF and the B Level Framework on which all qualifications and standards are registered.

Private Security Industry Regulatory Authority of South Africa

PSIRA Number: (Private Security Regulation Authority of South Africa)
* 1052243

Highfield Awarding Body for Compliance (HABC)

Highfield Awarding Body for Compliance (HABC)

South African Professional Firearm Trainers

PFTC is a professional body which serves to quality assure firearm training standards in all disciplines.