Canadian Firearms Safety Course - ParksvilleSilvercore Outdoors
The Canadian Firearms Safety Course offered by Silvercore, is an essential starting point for anyone interested in obtaining a Canadian Firearms License and learning about gun safety. This very popular and beginner-friendly course, it's the first step towards activities like target shooting, hunting, outdoor adventures, or even the film industry.
Canadian Firearms Safety Course (Restricted & Non-Restricted)
Designed with the absolute beginner in mind, this RCMP approved course curriculum covers both non-restricted (long guns) and restricted (handguns) firearms in the most efficient manner available. To help you save time and cost, this course is offered over either 2 consecutive days or 3 consecutive evenings, including the final exam. Passing this course is a federal requirement to apply for your non-restricted and restricted Possession and Acquisition License (PAL).
Canadian Firearms Safety Course (Non-Restricted)
Specifically designed for novices, this RCMP certified program thoroughly covers non-restricted (long guns) firearms. Delivered over 2 consecutive days, including testing, this course ensures an efficient and comprehensive learning experience. Successfully completing this course is a federal requirement for acquiring your Non-restricted PAL.
- Safety Rules (ACTS and PROVE)
- Loading and Unloading of 9 Typical Action Types
- Firearms History
- Ammunition Types (Handgun, Rifle and Shotgun)
- Best Practices for Using a Firearm in the Field or at the Range
- Carrying Positions and Cleaning Principles
- Overview of Canadian Gun Laws and Regulations
- Hands-On Practice Sessions with Deactivated Firearms
- Federal Multiple Choice & Practical Tests (CFSC & CRFSC)
- PAL Application Package, to be Submitted to the CFO by the Student After Successful Completion of the Course
- Official RCMP CFSC/CRFSC Course Manual (Free PDF)
Required Materials: 1 piece government issued photo ID, writing material (pen and paper)
Other Locations for Silvercore's CFSC & CRFSC Courses
In addition to the Parksville location, Silvercore offers the Canadian Firearms Safety Course at several other convenient venues across British Columbia. Each location provides the same high-quality training and comprehensive curriculum. Find the one nearest to you: