Blackpowder and Muzzle-Loading Training Course


This unit standard training course covers muzzle-loading and black powder handguns and rifles. Learners completing this unit standard may apply for a black powder permit to purchase and store black powder for use in muzzle-loading firearms.

Please Note: The black powder and muzzle-loading firearm training course is completed outdoors, so pre-booking is required. All classes and training sessions are weather and time permitted.

Blackpowder and Muzzle-Loading Training Course


This course is aligned with the Unit Standard U/S 243200 Handle and Use a Muzzle-Loading Firearm.

  • Upon purchase of this course, you will collect your books from Gun Fun, Cape Town.
  • Please complete all training manual books in black ink.
  • Once you have completed the home-study part of the book, please call the range on (021)423-0465, or email us on
  • The formative part of your exam takes place every Monday and first Saturday of the month.
  • The formative part of your competency is a full day in class and on the range. Please be prepared for this.

The formative part of your competency starts at 09h00, promptly.

Please bring:

  • A black pen to write with.
  • Two CERTIFIED copies of your ID or passport.
  • Your books / manuals that you have completed at home.

Unless further training is provided, the price of the course includes:

  • Your selected training manual, provided by Gun Fun.
  • All firearms and ammunition used (as per unit standard requirements).
  • All Safety equipment used (as per unit standard requirements).

Please refer to the terms and conditions in the Training Manual Instruction Sheet that accompanies all purchased books.

By using Gun Fun’s premises and purchasing a firearm training manual, participants will be held in accordance with Gun Fun’s terms and conditions and terms of use policies.


Although Gun Fun, Cape Town, takes great care to ensure that the information shown on our website is accurate and up-to-date, the prices and product descriptions provided are subject to change without notice. Training Manual prices, course inclusions, and unit standards are subject to change depending on availability and updates to the unit standard requirements.

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