Firearms

Safety

risk assessment  involving the use of firearms and recognising the safety of the operator and public is paramount

Safety 2

(cont'd from safety) ...ensuring that the firearm is handled safely at all times...

Maintenance & zeroing

Servicing and cleaning firearms

Maintenance & zeroing2

Zeroing firearms

Rifles and ammunition

Factors to consider when choosing rifle/ammo combinations, and use of expanding ammo

Rifles and ammunition2

(cont'd) ...technical capabilities of rifle/ ammunition combinations and consistent accuracy over a range of distances and weather conditions...

Marksmanship

the ability to shoot a firearm accurately

Firing positions

appropriate firing position, stalking situations and consistent shot placement

Transport & storage

correct storage and transport prevents unauthorised access and use