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Competency / Achievements Certificates

Basic Training / Instruction on firearms ownership

Competence / Achievement Certificate Course


There are two ways of getting a Competence / Achievement Certificate.


(1) Contact one of the approved Instructors and get one to one tuition. List Below. 


List of NARGC Instructors approved to issue the NARGC competence / Achievement Certificate



(2) Successfully complete an Online course, details below;

As the Covid-19 restrictions continue to disrupt the normal day to day workings of our association the Safety Officer & Youth Development Officer have decided to offer our basic Achievement/Competence Course online for to cater for first time applicants to apply for their license. The course will cover all of the normal syllabus but will be presented virtually via zoom. To book for this course please follow the instructions on our website. Course will be run as soon as we have 6-8 applications registered. Certificates will be issued on the following day. To participate you must have a valid email address and access to the  Zoom App on your device. 

Check the courses  currently online on this website,  and apply and pay online if there are available places on the course..


This certificate satisfies the Garda requirement as to competence for first time Firearms license applicants.






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