GT Firearms Academy offers high level firearms training and certification.

Firearms Training Courses

Canadian Firearms Safety Course – CFSC

This course is intended for all people interested in acquiring a PAL (Possession and Acquisition License) for non-restricted firearms (rifles and shotguns).

Target shooters, gun collectors or people interested to get involved in hunting activities will need this course and pass the exams and tests. There is a written exam consisting out of 50 questions and a practical test. You will need to obtain 80% or better in order to pass both test and to be able to apply for this type of license.

By completing this course, you will learn how to do the following:

- handle firearms and ammunition safely;
- use firearms and ammunition safely;
- comply with firearms laws;
- store non-restricted firearms and ammunition safely;
- display non-restricted firearms and ammunition safely;
- transport non-restricted firearms and ammunition safely.

Course price – $150
Instruction, books , exams, tests and legal documents are all included into the cost .

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Canadian Restricted Firearms Safety Course – CRFSC

The legislation requires individuals who wish to get non-restricted firearms to take the CFSC and/or pass the tests. Individuals wishing to acquire restricted firearms must take both CFSC and CRFSC and/or pass both tests. People interested on target shooting, applying for a job in security services or border agencies will be required to acquire to take the RPAL (Restricted Possession and Acquisition License).

To get this certification, you will need about 16 hours at GT Firearms Academy as follow:

- PAL – 12 hours;
- RPAL – 4 hours.

Both certifications can be taken in 2 days:

Weekdays from 6PM to 9PM and/or
Weekends from 9AM to 5PM.

If you need to take this course at some other time, please call us and we will arrange a convenient time for you.
You will need to pass both tests and exams with 80% or greater in order to be able to apply for RPAL.
By completing this course, you will learn how to do the following:

- handle firearms and ammunition safely;
- use firearms and ammunition safely;
- comply with firearms laws;
- store restricted firearms and ammunition safely;
- display restricted firearms and ammunition safely;
- transport restricted firearms and ammunition safely.

Course price – $80.
Instruction, books , exams, tests and legal documents are all included into the cost .

Register here

Conservation and Outdoor Recreation Education – CORE

The Conservation Outdoor Recreation and Education program or CORE is an outdoor education course that is mandatory for new hunters in BC. BC residents who are 14 years of age or older must pass this course in order to get a BC hunting license. Even the most people interested in taking this course wish to hunt, the CORE program is useful for everyone interested in outdoor recreation and wildlife.

It should be viewed as the foundation for any outdoor recreational user, because of some very interesting chapters related to:

- first aid;
- wilderness survival technics;
- animal and bird identification.

The course is has 2 parts:

- a written examination consisting of 75 different questions; 75% or 56 out of 75 is required for a pass;
- a practical firearms safe handling of 2 out of 5 type of action, including identification, loading, unloading and use of dummy ammunition.

A CORE manual is provided within the course fee as a necessary tool for success in the program. Please visit BC Wildlife Federation www.bcwf.net

Course price – $150
Instruction, books , exams, tests and legal documents are all included into the cost .

Register here