combined rifle and pistol proficiency


A rifle proficiency course is designed to cater to individuals who want to develop or enhance their skills in handling and shooting rifles. This course may be suitable for various types of people, including:

  1. Hunters: Those who engage in hunting activities and want to improve their accuracy, precision, and safety while using rifles for hunting game.

  2. Sport Shooters: Individuals who participate in shooting sports such as target shooting, long-range shooting, or practical shooting competitions involving rifles.

  3. Military Personnel: Soldiers, marines, and other military personnel who need to maintain and enhance their proficiency with rifles for their job requirements.

  4. Law Enforcement Officers: Police officers, SWAT team members, or other law enforcement professionals who use rifles for tactical purposes and need to maintain their proficiency in rifle shooting.

  5. Outdoor Enthusiasts: People who enjoy outdoor activities such as camping, hiking, or wilderness survival and want to learn how to use rifles for self-defense or survival purposes in remote areas.

  6. Firearm Instructors: Individuals who want to become certified firearms instructors and teach rifle proficiency courses to others.

Similar to pistol proficiency courses, rifle proficiency courses aim to provide participants with the knowledge, skills, and confidence to handle rifles safely and effectively in various situations, whether for sport, recreation, hunting, or professional purposes.

Tactical pistol


A Rifle and Pistol Weapons Proficiency Course offers comprehensive training in the safe and effective use of both rifles and pistols. This combined course is ideal for individuals who want to develop proficiency in using a variety of firearms for various purposes, including sport shooting, hunting, and self-defense. Here’s an overview of what such a course typically includes:

Course Objectives

  1. Safety: Instill strict safety practices for handling both rifles and pistols.
  2. Fundamentals: Teach the basic principles of firearm operation, handling, and marksmanship for both rifles and pistols.
  3. Shooting Skills: Develop proficiency in shooting both rifles and pistols accurately and consistently.
  4. Advanced Techniques: Introduce advanced shooting techniques and tactics for both types of firearms.
  5. Legal Awareness: Provide an understanding of legal responsibilities related to ownership and use of both rifles and pistols.


  • instructor
  • Training equipment
  • Exams
  • Awards
  • Classroom
  • Range (where applicable)
  • Ammo (where applicable)


  • Accommodation (where applicable)
  • Food and beverages
  • Flights (where applicable)
  • Airport Transfers (where applicable)
  • Safety Glasses (where applicable)
  • Ear Defenders (where applicable)

Course Length



USA, UK, Lebanon and Thailand


Course Dates

Any time of the month


UCP  Award For The Skill Level In Which You Took This Course.

The Representative Of UCP Will Present You With Your Award At The End Of The Course

Skill Prerequisites


*All prerequisite awards should not be expired
so please check the expiry date before applying
*All Candidates should have a reasonable level
of personal fitness


  1. Safety and Handling
    • Firearm Safety Rules: Comprehensive coverage of firearm safety rules for both rifles and pistols.
    • Safe Handling Techniques: Proper methods for handling, storing, and transporting both types of firearms.
    • Personal Protective Equipment: Importance and use of ear and eye protection.
  1. Rifle Familiarization
    • Types of Rifles: Overview of different types of rifles, including bolt-action, semi-automatic, and others.
    • Rifle Components and Functions: Identification and explanation of key rifle components and their functions.
    • Ammunition Basics: Types of rifle ammunition, characteristics, and safe handling.
  1. Pistol Familiarization
    • Types of Pistols: Overview of different types of pistols, including revolvers and semi-automatics.
    • Pistol Components and Functions: Identification and explanation of key pistol components and their functions.
    • Ammunition Basics: Types of pistol ammunition, characteristics, and safe handling.
  1. Marksmanship Fundamentals
    • Grip, Stance, and Position: Proper techniques for gripping both rifles and pistols, as well as various shooting stances and positions.
    • Sight Alignment and Sight Picture: Techniques for aligning sights and acquiring a clear sight picture for both types of firearms.
    • Trigger Control: How to achieve a smooth and controlled trigger pull for accurate shooting.
  1. Shooting Drills and Exercises
    • Range Safety Protocols: Review of range safety rules and procedures for both rifles and pistols.
    • Basic Shooting Drills: Exercises to practice marksmanship fundamentals with both firearms.
    • Advanced Shooting Drills: Drills to improve accuracy and proficiency with both rifles and pistols.
  1. Advanced Techniques and Tactics
    • Shooting on the Move: Techniques for engaging targets while moving with both rifles and pistols.
    • Multiple Target Engagement: Strategies for efficiently engaging multiple targets with both types of firearms.
    • Use of Cover and Concealment: Tactics for utilizing cover and concealment effectively in various shooting scenarios.
  1. Legal and Ethical Considerations
    • Firearm Laws and Regulations: Overview of relevant local, state, and federal firearm laws pertaining to both rifles and pistols.
    • Ethical Use of Force: Considerations for the ethical and responsible use of firearms in self-defense situations.