The content of the course usually includes:

.The evolution of firearms, major parts, types and actions

.Basic firearms safety procedures

.Operating firearm actions

.Safe handling and carry procedures

.Firing techniques and procedures

.Care and maintenance of firearms

.Laws: Safe storage, display, transportation and handling of restricted and non-restricted firearms


.Responsibilities of the firearms owner/user

Minor's License: Individuals younger than 18 years are only eligible to hold a non-restricted firearms license.

Local PALS/RPALS dates/locations are: 

Selkirk College - Non Restricted PALS

  Castlegar Oct 24, Dec 5, Jan 9

  Trail Oct 24, 31, Jan 16

  Nelson (Silver King) Oct 31, Nov 21, Dec 12, Jan 16

  Grand Forks Oct 31, Dec 12

  Kaslo Nov 7, 28

 Selkirk College - Restricted PALS

  Castlegar Oct 25, Dec 6, Jan 10

  Trail Nov 21, Dec 5

  Grand Forks Nov 1, Dec 13

Silver City Trap Club - Non Restricted PALS

Contact: Rhoda Bohm Plotinikoff  250-364-1180

  Nov 20, Nov 27, Nov 28 

Silver City Trap Club - Restricted PALS

   Nov 29