Firearm Training

We are an accredited training provider in the use of firearms and promote the responsible use of legally owned firearms.  Our owner and instructor, Willem Swanepoel, has over 25 years experience with Zululand Sports Centre.

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The scope of our accreditation includes the following unit standards:
  • 117705 - Knowledge of the firearms control act, 2000
  • 119649 - Handle and use of a handgun
  • 119650 - Handle and use of a self-loading rifle/carbine
  • 119651 - Handle and use of a manually operated rifle/carbine
  • 119652 - Handle and use of a shotgun
  • 123515 - Handle and use of a handgun for business purposes
  • 123511 - Handle and use of a self-loading rifle/carbine for business purposes
  • 123519 - Handle and use of a manually operated rifle/carbine for business purposes
  • 123514 - Handle and use of a shotgun for business purposes

Firearms Training Courses Offered

Code Description Price Ammo Total
117705 Knowledge of FAC 0f 2000 R 500.00 - R 500.00
119649 Handle & Use of a Handgun R 500.00 R 240.00 R 740.00
119650 Handle & Use of a Self-Loading Rifle R 560.00 R 500.00 R 1060.00
119651 Handle & Use of a Manually Operated Rifle R 560.00 R 110.00 R 670.00
119652 Handle & Use of a Shotgun R 560.00 R 250.00 R 810.00
123511 Use of a Self-Loading Rifle (Business Purposes) R 650.00 R 500.00 R 1150.00
123514 Use of a Shotgun (Business Purposes) R 650.00 R 250.00 R 900.00
123515 Use of a Handgun (Business Purposes) R 650.00 R 600.00 R 1250.00
123519 Use of a Manually-Operated Rifle (Business Purposes) R 650.00 R 450.00 R 1110.00


You will need to complete the following steps to obtain your new firearm:
  1. Complete the firearm training courses applicable to the weapon you intend to purchase.
  2. Apply for, and pass, firearm competency certification at the SAPS.
  3. Pay the required 60% deposit on a Firearm you wish to purchase. The balance must be paid in full within 3 months of sale.
  4. Apply for a firearm licence at SAPS.

Firearms Training

Our firearm training centre in Empangeni, as well as our shooting range, are fully accredited with The South African Police Service, NRCS, SASSETA, PFTC (South African Professional Firearm Trainers) and IFTA (The International Firearm Training Academy).

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