A two day classroom / range course for beginners learning the sport to veterans wanting to build on their fundamentals.
If you do not have your own equipment, Silvercore provides rental packages. Handguns are subject to availability so contact us early.
The student is responsible for bringing their own handgun. If the student does not have access to a handgun, arrangements can be made with Silvercore to rent one.
The student is required to bring a minimum of 300 rounds of ammunition for this training course.
Magnum calibers are not permitted. (ie. .357 mag, +P ammo etc..) and no steel jacketed ammunition. Copper full metal jacketed (FMJ) is acceptable.
Ammunition can be purchased through Silvercore if advanced notice is given.
Personal safety equipment:
You will need a supporting shoe with good traction, a billed hat (baseball hat), quality wraparound eye protection, and hearing protection. Eye and hearing protection are mandatory for everyone on the range. Shirt should be form fitting at torso and cuffs as to not snag the equipment. No loose collars as stray brass can get stuck down your shirt. Pants should allow ample movement.
Safety Equipment can be arranged through Silvercore with advanced notice
Silvercore's training is approved and recognized through HRDC
Anyone over the age of 16 who takes a course with Silvercore which either enables them to work or improves their skills in a recognized occupation may be eligible to claim their course fees under the education and textbook tax credits. Contact us for your T2022A tax form and check out Canada Revenue for further information
The course includes:
Safety briefing and range commands lesson
Instruction on the basic functioning of semi autos and revolvers
High instructor to student ratio for close personal instruction
Principles of marksmanship
Introduction to ballistics
Laws as they pertain to handguns
Dealing with malfunctions
Shooting on a laser simulator
Discussion and paperwork relating to the special authorizations from the CFP
Range Officer instruction
Proper cleaning and maintenance lessons
and much more
Day one of this course is spent in the comfort of the classroom familiarizing the student with the fundamentals of marksmanship through the use of a laser training simulator. This allows for highest level of content retention and safety and thoroughly prepares the student for the full day of range activities that take place on day two.
We limit our class size to a maximum of 8 students to give the highest level of attention. Handgun Level 1 is an excellent course for anyone wishing to build a solid foundation in the art of handgun shooting.