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A Guide to Hunting and Shooting in Australia

AQF: Certificate II, Certificate III, Certificate IV
Competency: Sport
The book is written in clear and simple language by an accredited instructor who has been using, teaching and writing about firearms for over 25 years. The reader is led through the need for training, the relevance of hunting today and the connection between hunting and conservation. This is followed by the fundamentals of safety, hunter responsibilities and the process of shooting. Case studies, based upon real incidents are included to illustrate how accidents have occurred in the past. Firearms maintenance, ballistics and the reloading of ammunition are explained in simple terms, as also are the fundamentals of game preparation, survival and hunting techniques. The book includes a small chapter on the use of handguns for veterinary euthanasia, and concludes with a detailed glossary of terms, recommended calibres for game animals and answers to the questions posed at the end of each chapter.
Learner Guide: $24.50 Add To Cart
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Coxing for Novices

AQF: Certificate II, Certificate III, Certificate IV
Competency: Outdoor Recreation
This programme is designed to assist novice coxswains learn some of the basic terms and skills used when coxing. It is a mixture of video DVD footage, graphics and modelling and can be viewed in its entirety or by individual sections. The sections are Introduction, Boat Types and Rowing Styles, Places in the Boat, Stroke Commands, Stopping the Boat, Getting the Boat into the Water, Steering the Boat using the Rudder, Steering the Boat using the Crew, Turning the Boat Novice Crew, Landing the Boat, Personal Safety, How to Handle Boat Wash, Capsize or Swamping.
Duration: 21 minutes