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
  • System set-up
  • Getting to know the system on the range
  • Basic shooting techniques
  • Advance shooting techniques
  • Camouflage and movement
  • Hides
  • Range and wind estimation
  • Operational deployment

For more information download our Marksmanship Training course brochure.

Equipment Needed

  • Licensed Rifle (Rifle with telescope can be provided at extra cost)
  • Telescope
  • Ammunition - a minimum of 300 rounds
  • Rifle bag or carry case
  • Bi pod if available
  • Binoculars if available
  • GPS if available
  • Range finder if available
  • Ear protection- will be provided
  • Comfortable clothing
  • Shooting mat if available-will be provided
  • 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

12 days

Cost of the Marksmanship Training Course

R 22 975.50 (excluding 15% VAT). Maximum 7 Students. Cost includes:

  • Lectures
  • Transport to the farm from TSU Offices
  • Weekend in the Hunting Field with accommodation and meals + 1 x Hunt

Costs above do not include:

  • Rifle and Telescope (Can be provided at an extra cost of R2500.00)
  • .308 Ammunition (Can be provided if prior arrangements are made)
  • Accommodation whilst on course


Please see our brochure for detailed costs on accommodation.


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Course Dates

Due to the extension of the lockdown, all training dates will be rescheduled. The new dates will be made available shortly.

Contact Details

Director 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)
For International Close Protection

South African Professional Firearm Trainers

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