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 and new or used non-restricted firearms, and ammunition.

Additionally, those interested in owning Restricted Firearms (such as handguns) require the Canadian Restricted Firearms Safety Course (CRFSC).


  • 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 firearms;
  • responsibilities of the firearms owner/user; and,
  • safe storage, display, transportation and handling of firearms.


  • 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.
  • To take the Restricted course (CRFSC), a participant must have already completed the Non-Restricted course (CFSC) and be 18 years of age.

Maximum Instructor to Participant Ratio: 1:12


  • 1 day for non-restricted PAL
  • 1 day for restricted PAL

Cost: $175.00plus 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.

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We can also teach the Manitoba Hunter Education course by special request.

Contact us for more information.