Frequently Asked Questions

For Firearm Training and SAPS procedure

Thank you for visiting our website and making contact with us. Due to misinformation and confusion many people have confusing information regarding the training certificate, SAPS competency process and license incorrect. Here are the facts and the steps to assist you.

Firearm Training Questions

How long will the Competence and firearm license take from the SAPS?

It depends on the load they have, approximate and normally 12-15 weeks for the competence and another 3-6 weeks for the license. Follow up with your DFO.

How long will the training certificates take?

When the tests have been marked, we print the certificates for you to collect, normally in the same week so you can start your process.

How many courses can I do?

You can complete as many courses as you like, you don’t need to own the firearms we will supply them for your training.

How long will it take me to complete the open book tests?

This is up to you, it will take you as long as it takes to fill in the questions. Easy

How long will it take me to complete the closed book tests?

It depends on person to person, around one hour.

What if I “fail” my tests?

Then you redo them again, no extra payment needed.

How long will the Practical take?

Normally we shoot on a Sat from 9am-1pm

SAPS Procedure

The process is a process, however it should be straight forward if you are prepared, share a smile with the SAPS, don’t complain, they also have a job to do. Here are the three phases.

Phase 1: PROFICIENCY TRAINING

Phase 2: SAPS COMPETENCE

Phase 3: SAPS LICENSE


If you would like to download Training Registration and SAPS Procedure in PDF form please feel free to do so via the link below.

TRAINING REGISTRATION AND SAPS PROCEDURE

Training SAPS Procedure 2017

We are here to assist you, request if you want higher levels of training for business purposes/ Security/ Game ranger/ Tactical / Close Protection Officer.

MSA-South Africa is accredited with SAPS, P.F.T.C and SASSETA to offer all the firearms training up to Firearms Instructor, Tactical Instructor and Assessor.

If you need assistance with company applications or consultant, please email us.

We are sure that this information assists you with your applications and getting your firearms licensed.

Firearm ownership is a great responsibility, the firearm will do what is asked, be safe with your firearms and always use your awareness to prevent an attack. See them before they see you.

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