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Whether you are just starting out, or an experienced shooter, the CPSA has created a suite of courses to offer the best training available in the sport today. Click on each of the different course types below to find out more information about that course and its next available dates. 

On successful completion of your qualification, you may be interested in purchasing a new Musto Skeet vest embroidered with your qualification across the rear shoulder panel i.e. CPSA Referee. For more info and to submit an order please click here 

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  • Safety Officers Course

    Overview

    The Safety Office Course is a one-day course which provides the basis for running a safe and successful shooting ground and looks at safe gun handling, layout management, risk assessments etc. An obvious choice for ground owners and a prerequisite to Club Affiliation, it also appeals to the shooter and is the first step to our higher Instructor & Coaching qualifications.

    Aim

    To qualify the attendees to act as a Range Safety Officer at CPSA Affiliated Club level

    Prerequisites

    Candidates must be CPSA members and a minimum of 18 years of age.

  • Level 1 - Instructor Development Workshop

    Overview

    The Instructor Development Workshop is a one-day course and a prerequisite to attending the four-day Instructor Training Course. Candidates will be given an overview of the full four-day course and be assessed for their suitability to progress onto the ITC. Candidates must have attended a Safety Officer Course.

    Aim

    To ensure that an Instructor candidate can handle a shotgun safely and to acquaint them with (or receive remedial training in) the knowledge and procedures required to successfully complete an Instructor Training Course (ITC), and to provide an assessment of the candidate's readiness to attend the ITC.

    Prerequisites

    Minimum 2 years shooting experience; have qualified as a Safety Officer; Must hold a shotgun certificate.

    • Level 1 - Instructor Development Workshop (SE) - National Clay Shooting Centre
      19/10/2020
      £175.00
      6 spaces left
      Book by 05/10/2020
  • Level 1 - National Assessment Day

    Overview

    The L1 Instructor Training Course teaches you how to check eye dominance and gun fit, shows you how to teach the CPSA Method and how to recognise shooting errors and correct them. The National Assessment Day is a two day course and consists of primarily off-and on-range workshops.

    Aim

    The opportunity to be re-assessed for L1 Instructor qualification.

    Prerequisites

    Have attended an Instructor Training Course within the previous 2 years; Must hold a current Safety Officer qualification. Must hold a shotgun certificate.

  • Safety Officer Requalification Exam

    Overview

    The Safety Officer qualification provides the basis for running a safe and successful shooting ground and looks at safe gun handling, layout management, risk assessments etc. An obvious choice for ground owners and prerequisite to Club Affiliation, it also appeals to the shooter and is the first step to our higher Instructor & Coaching qualifications.

    Aim

    To re-qualify to act as a Range Safety Officer at CPSA Affiliated Clubs & Grounds.

    Prerequisites

    Candidates must be CPSA members and previously qualified as a CPSA Safety Officer.

  • Level 2 Coach Training Course (OSK)

    Overview

    The Discipline Specific course is, in reality two optional courses: Olympic Trap or Olympic Skeet that cover the International versions of each discipline. Candidates will be introduced to the knowledge and skills specific to their chosen discipline.

    Aim

    To develop the candidate's discipline specific coaching knowledge and skills beyond those of a Level 2 Coach qualified in the domestic disciplines of ESK.

    Prerequisites

    Level 2 Coach qualified in ESK.

  • Level 2 Coach Training Course (OT)

    Overview

    The Discipline Specific course is, in reality two optional courses: Olympic Trap or Olympic Skeet that cover the International versions of each discipline. Candidates will be introduced to the knowledge and skills specific to their chosen discipline.

    Aim

    To develop the candidate's discipline specific coaching knowledge and skills beyond those of a Level 2 Coach qualified in the domestic disciplines of Trap.

    Prerequisites

    CPSA L2 Coach qualified in Trap.