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Lockhart Tactical RCMP P.A.L. Canadian Firearm Safety Course Vancouver Island, BC

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$299.00 EA
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Non-Restricted: Minimum age is 12
Restricted: Minimum age is 18 (Younger students may attend to learn, however you cannot get your license until you are of age)

Please write in the order notes which weekend date you would like to be booked.

Have a party of 10+ people? We can book you earlier!

15 APR 2023 - Non-Restricted : 1 Spot Left

13 MAY 2023 - Non-Restricted : 12 Spots Left

NOTE: The course must be full to proceed. IF the course is not filled, the course may be postponed.

Please write in the order notes which weekend date you would like to be booked.
You may also pay by Interact E-Transfer (
All courses are final and non-refundable. Once paid, your seat is reserved. Do not forget to come!

Join us in our brand new facility located in beautiful Lake Cowichan! Close to both Victoria and Nanaimo, we're proud to serve the entire lower island!

Take our online course to learn the basics before coming!
Basic Firearms Safety Course (Online Theory)


Once you pass our course you can now apply for a license online!

Course Length: Instead of doing the course over many week days, or 3 days...
We run a 2 day course on the weekend to save you time!
Saturday: 9AM to 7PM (Non Restricted)
Sunday 9AM-4PM (Restricted)

If you like to book a private party of 10-12 people, we can schedule the course on any day and time that works for you.

Don't be scared!
If you're like most people, you cringe at the feeling of going into a test. Not only will we ensure that you taught everything you need to know in order to pass, we'll also make sure you're tested in a calm environment with an instructor that doesn't make you nervous. We're here to help!

Tests stress me out!
Don't worry! Our goal is to ensure every single candidate gets the proper one one one time with an instructor to ensure you learn all the information require to pass the test like a breeze. If you pay attention and come with an excited attitude to learn, we will ensure we do everything we can to help you pass.

Where can this course take me?
Whether you’re interested in applying for a Canadian firearms license, or are simply interested in learning more about gun safety, this is the course for you. It’s the first step for those looking to get into target shooting, hunting, a career in law enforcement, the outdoor sector or the movie industry.

Do I need prior firearms experience?
Not at all! This course is designed with the absolute beginner in mind. Our RCMP approved courses cover both non-restricted (long guns) and restricted (handguns) firearms in the most efficient manner available. We offer this course over either 1 day or 2 days including testing, depending on which courses you choose. Passing this course is a federal requirement to apply for your non-restricted and restricted Possession and Acquisition license (PAL).

This course includes

    Safety rules (ACTS and PROVE).
    Loading and unloading of 9 typical action types.
    Brief 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 session on deactivated firearms.
    Safe Storage and Transportation
    Federal multiple choice & practical tests (CFSC - non restricted).
    Federal multiple choice & practical tests (CRFSC - restricted).
    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).

Course Instructions:

    Please arrive at least 5 minutes early to our facility in Lake Cowichan
    You are encouraged to bring any food and water you may require.
    During the breaks there is an A&W, Subway and Tim Hortons only a 5 minute drive away.

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  • Vancouver Island, BC, Canada
  • 250-715-7290

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