After completing the Firearms Safety Course and gaining a firearms licence, it’s a good idea for new firearms users to find a mentor.

How a mentor can help

An experienced mentor can help new firearms users continue to improve their firearms safety practices.

You can join a shooting or hunting club, an association or partner with an experienced shooter to build on knowledge and skills.

Where to find a mentor

The following organisations can help to find you a mentor.

You can also visit your local firearms retailer to ask for help finding a mentor.


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