Course Dates and Registration

Course Dates & Registration

See Calendar for course dates available

PAL Sept 24 Register here

RPAL Seot 25 Register here

Use this form to contact us about training. An invoice to pay will be sent to you by email if you wish to register for a course. If the course is full you will be contacted.


Payment: You will be sent a ‘Square’ link to pay with credit card when you register. Include your name and all your contact info when paying. Cash only accepted if paid in full within 5 days of registering. Full payment required to register and hold your spot.

Class Size: Minimum of 6 and maximum of 12 per course. If you pay for a course that is full, you will be refunded or have the option to go on the next course. Black Badge Courses are limited to 5 people. Private courses are available.

Pass/Fail: You must pass both the written and practical components of the course. If you miss or fail the written exam or practical exam you will need to redo the test after one day. You must complete all exams within 7 days of the course or you must take the course again per CFO.

Names: you must use your correct legal names when registering and filling out paperwork as your license will be a legal document/ID.

Course Times: All courses start at 8am, you need to be ready in the room before this. The instructor will not wait for you. The PAL course is 8 hours plus written exam time usually done on a Saturday, you should plan to be in class until approximately 6pm. The practical exam will be done on the Sunday for approx. 20 minutes per person. You will sign up for a practical time slot after your written exam. Minors may do the PAL but not the RPAL.

The RPAL course is 6 hours plus time for written exam and practical. This is only one day long and you should expect to be in class until around 6pm
Students are expected to be present for the whole day and for their practical exam on time.

NOTE: practical times may be adjusted depending on dates and times. Confirm with your instructor.

Course Location: The courses are generally held at a hotel meeting room. The exact location and room will be sent to you after registering.

Prerequisites for RPAL: MUST BE 18+. You MUST complete the PAL (CFSC) course before taking the restricted course. If you do both courses, you only need to send in one application and fee! (Note: you don’t have to have your PAL license card before taking the RPAL Course, just the course itself)

Cancellation fees: to receive a refund, you must inform instructor within 7 days of the start of the course. No refunds after this time unless a replacement can be arranged. No refunds due to government changes in law.

Application Fees: There is a fee for the PAL and RPAL that you must pay along with your application. These are not included in the course fee. The application form and the RCMP Firearms Program website will have the most up to date fee.

Bring: Your Canadian Firearms Safety Course book, or digital copy on a laptop etc, water bottle, snacks, etc. There will be two breaks and time for you to get lunch. Bring Photo ID.

Student Responsibility: It is up to the student and license holder to stay up to date on all firearms related laws and regulations after the course. The instructor assumes no liability for your use of firearms.