Federal Use of Force Course for Armoured Car Businesses

This is the federally recognized course required to obtain an Authorization to Carry (ATC) to work in the Canadian armoured car industry. Silvercore offers group courses for companies interested in having their staff members trained in Canadian use of force options. Your employees can either be trained at/near the Silvercore headquarters in Delta BC or at a facility closer to you, anywhere in Canada.

Topics covered are:

  • The Law on Firearms
  • The Law on Use of Force
  • Use of Force Model
  • Tactical Communications
  • Mental Conditioning
  • Threat Assessment
  • Revolver Training
  • Empty Hand Defence
  • Handgun Retention
  • Tactical Considerations
  • Scenario Training

Additionally, Silvercore also offers optional training in team building, semiautomatic pistols, shotguns, Laser Training Simulators, scenario-based training, advanced empty hand defence and handgun retention techniques. Please note that all participants must have a valid restricted PAL license to participate. Group PAL courses can also be provided by Silvercore, for more information click here.

Equipment requirements

Arrangements can be made for your staff to make use of Silvercore equipment, including firearm(s), safety glasses and hearing protection. Personal firearm and equipment may also be used, but
must meet strict gear requirements. For safety, only ammunition purchased through Silvercore is allowed to be used in our courtesy firearms. For full equipment requirements please contact the
Silvercore office.

Silvercore’s training is approved and recognized through ESDC. 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.

Driven by experience. 

Silvercore’s instructors have extensive experience in outdoor training, law enforcement, security, military and competitive shooting to better help you achieve your goals. Our team are members of the International Association of Law Enforcement Firearms Instructors and hold active certifications through various police agencies. 

Contact Us

For more information on pricing for individuals, please visit our Armoured Car Guard Course for Individuals page. Every applicant wishing to attend this course as an individual is required to provide a letter from an approved armoured car company, authorizing their participation.


Student Testimonials

“Absolutely terrific and professional!!”
- Don
“Awesome course, awesome instructor, taught me everything I needed to know for the testing.”
- Gobind
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