Firearms Safety Course

Survival Instructor Kevin

Want to own a firearm? You need this course.

The Canadian Firearms Safety Course (CFSC) is a federal certification that is required before applying for your Possession and Acquisition License (PAL), or "firearms license". This license allows an individual to purchase & own new or used non-restricted firearms and ammunition.


  • the evolution of firearms, major parts, types and actions;
  • basic firearms safety practices;
  • ammunition;
  • operating firearm actions;
  • safe handling and carry procedures;
  • firing techniques and procedures;
  • care of non-restricted firearms;
  • responsibilities of the firearms owner/user; and,
  • safe storage, display, transportation and handling of non-restricted firearms.

Prerequisites: To obtain a full PAL you must be 18 years old to take this course, however those 12 - 17 years old may take the course and apply for a Minor's License.

Maximum Instructor to Participant Ratio: 1:12

Duration: 1 day

Cost: $100 + tax

Dates: check the homepage or contact us for private courses

Note: as per RCMP Canadian Firearms Program guidelines, during this course all ammunition will be 'dummy' rounds and all firearms used will be disabled.

For live-fire introductory instruction, inquire about our Wildlife Awareness & Predator Safety course.