Course Info
Handgun Level 1
CAD $345.00 / package Register Now
A two day classroom / range course for beginners learning the sport to veterans wanting to build on their fundamentals.
Prerequisites:
  • A valid PAL, or proof of completion of the CFSC/CRFSC through Silvercore
Equipment:

If you do not have your own equipment, Silvercore provides rental packages. Handguns are subject to availability so contact us early.

Handgun:

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.

Ammunition:

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

Overview:

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
  • Emergency procedures
  • Target analysis
  • Shooting on a laser simulator
  • Discussion and paperwork relating to the special authorizations from the CFP
  • Range Officer instruction
  • Proper cleaning and maintenance lessons
  • Fun competitions
  • 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.

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    Day 1: We went through theory and freshen up. As I have never shot a firearm before, it was making me feel more secure. Day 2: Range! Lots of tips and tricks, and understanding for nervousness. Our instructors were awesome! Lots of fun and we learned lot too! I really appreciated the experience and care. Thank you! ...more – Tabea


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