CANADIAN FIREARMS SAFETY COURSE (PAL) DESCRIPTION:
The training provided in the Canadian Firearms Safety Course (CFSC) prepares students with beginner-level knowledge on the responsibilities of possessing and using non-restricted firearms. The course focuses on the safe use, handling, and legal requirements for the possession, transportation and storage of firearms and ammunition.
If you are interested in firearms safety, acquiring a firearm, or work which involves the use of firearms (movies and acting, outdoor careers, law enforcement), this is an excellent foundational course. Successful completion of this course is also the legal requirement to apply for a federal firearms Possession and Acquisition license (PAL).
Instruction, testing, course documentation for submission to the RCMP, frameable course certificate.
You are required to have the CFSC official manual with you when taking this course. Options:
PRIMARY LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
Using lectures, demonstrations, and supervised physical skills performance with deactivated firearms and inert ammunition, the candidate will learn:
There is no prerequisite training required to attend this course. Pre-reading of the required manual will enhance your course experience and is highly recommended.
If you are subject to any legal firearms or weapon prohibitions, you are not permitted to register for this course. Do not bring live firearms or ammunition to this class.
The Conservation and Outdoor Recreation Education (CORE) program is British Columbia’s hunter education program. The B.C. Wildlife Federation (BCWF) operates the CORE Program on behalf of the Ministry of Forests, Lands, and Natural Resource Operations.
The program ensures you have the basic knowledge and skill requirements for safe and ethical participation in hunting. The program is valuable for anyone interested in outdoor recreation, wildlife and firearms safety. The successful completion of the program is required for B.C. residents age 10 or older who wish to obtain a B.C. Fish & Wildlife ID and hunting credentials, both of which are required to get a B.C resident hunting licence. A hunting credential on your FWID profile shows you have successfully completed hunter safety training. Hunting credentials are available to both residents and non-residents and determines the type of licences you may qualify for.
The CORE Program consists of a practical firearms handling test, and a written examination on all of the following subjects: