On successful completion of this course, applicants 18 years and older will be provided the necessary documents to apply for their Possession Acquisition Licence (PAL Card) with Non-Restricted certification.
Under the Firearms Act, there is no minimum age requirement to take the CFSC. However, to obtain a Minors’ Permit to borrow/use non-restricted firearms, an individual must be between 12 and 17 years of age.
Once obtained, this PAL card allows those 18 years and older the right to purchase non–restricted firearms and ammunition.
Successful completion of this course is a requirement in order to take the Restricted Firearms Safety (handgun) course
What Should You Bring?
Lunch: You may wish to bring a light lunch as meals are not provided.
Pen & Paper: You may wish to take a few notes so bring a pen and some paper or note pad.
Developed as a result of an ongoing interest in firearms safety this course meets the requirements of Section 7 of the Firearms Act
Students must achieve a mark of at least 80% in both the written and practical aspects to successfully pass the tests.
By the end of the course successful students will be able to handle firearms and ammunition safely, use firearms and ammunition safely, identify the social responsibilities of firearms owners, comply with firearms laws, store non-restricted firearms and ammunition safely, display non-restricted firearms safely and transport non-restricted firearms
The Student Handbook is available online from this website. Click Here
How to View the Schedule and Get Loaded on a Course
Once you click on “Schedule” below, you will be taken to the Nova Scotia Government Website.
Once there, ‘click’ the little arrows beside the prompt ‘Training Course?’
Select again the type of Course you are interested in and then click the Orange NEXT button.
If you can’t find a scheduled course you are able to attend: Note: Our Training Centre and the Instructors in your area will not know how many people are waiting for a course in your area unless those waiting do register in advance. Therefore, it is recommended that if you cannot find a a course to select, that you choose the ‘or’ option and register anyway. Then weekly keep an eye on the schedule of courses and if you see a course listed that has seats available that you can attend, call our Training Centre (1-855-472-0281) and ask our administrator to book you onto that course. Summary: 1. Register anyway. 2. Monitor the schedule weekly. 3. Call when you see a course you can attend.
Prizes for each class of challenge *the match consists of timed shooting at 10M and 5M using a target with large to small scoring areas. You get to choose which score to aim for! Can you hit the small 10 Pt target? Or do you play safe and hit the largest 3 pt target? Do you know your shooting limit?
The Women That Hunt will be joining us on Friday for an evening of shooting, fun and competition. The ladies will be shooting with you so come on it and have some fun. The range is open all day and the ladies will join the fun starting at 6pm.