COURSEs

HUNTER SAFETY COURSE

COST

Hunter Safety only: 
$175 plus HST
(includes exam + Hunter's Ed book)

Hunter Safety/PAL Combo: 
$325 plus HST 
(includes both exams + Hunter's Ed book)


COURSE OVERVIEW

To obtain a resident hunting licence in Ontario, you need to pass the Ontario Hunter Education Program, including a written exam. 

When you pass the course, you’ll receive a copy of the Ontario Hunter Education Examination Report. You need to bring your copy to a participating Service Ontario location that provides hunting licence services to register your hunter accreditation. You will then be able to buy hunting licences and tags and apply to big game draws. A valid Outdoors Card is required before you can purchase hunting products.

You must follow all federal firearm regulations and carry appropriate documentation if you are hunting with a gun.

The Ontario Hunter Education Program will assist you to understand the natural world and become a knowledgeable and responsible hunter. The program provides introduction information about:
  • ecosystems and wildlife management
  • hunting laws and regulations
  • hunter responsibilities
  • identification, biology, management of and hunting techniques for big game, small game and waterfowl.
  • hunting and survival equipment
  • the hunter’s role in society.

FIREARMS SAFETY COURSE (PAL)

COST

PAL only: 
$175 plus HST (includes exam) 

CRFSC book not included but is available to purchase from the instructor directly or download for free from the RCMP website.


COURSE OVERVIEW

New applicants for a Possession and Acquisition Licence (PAL) must successfully complete the Canadian Firearms Safety Course (CFSC) and exam prior to applying for their licence. Participation in classroom training is mandatory.

The courses are introductory and cover the basics of firearms safety including, but not limited to:
  • basic firearms safety practices
  • ammunition types and storage
  • operating firearm actions
  • safe handling and carry procedures
  • responsibilities of the firearms owner/user
  • safe storage, display, transportation and handling of firearms



RESTRICTED FIREARMS SAFETY COURSE (RPAL)

COST

$175 plus HST (includes exam) 

CRFSC book not included but is available to purchase from the instructor directly or download for free from the RCMP website.


COURSE OVERVIEW

*This course is only available to those that have already successfully completed the PAL course.* 

Completing the Canadian Restricted Firearms Safety Course (CRFSC) and exam provides the ability to purchase restricted firearms. 

Topics covered in the RPAL include:
  • The evolution of firearms
  • Major firearm parts
  • The firing sequence
  • Types of firearms
  • Legal responsibilities
  • Basic firearm safety
  • Ammunition
  • Operating handgun actions
  • Firing techniques and procedures
  • Care of restricted firearms
  • Social responsibilities of the firearms owner
  • Safe storage, display, transportation, and handling of restricted firearms

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