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Please scroll down and hit the “Book Now” button to view available dates.  Please note you will not be able to attend the class unless you review and agree to adhere to the  COVID measures.

  

The Canadian Firearms Safety Course is usually offered over two days in Waterloo for both Non-Restricted and Restricted weapons; conveniently covering Kitchener/Cambridge/Waterloo and surrounding areas.  The maximum number of students allowed per class is 12.

 

COVID Protocol:

Anyone attending this course must: 

Notify the instructor and refrain from attending class if the have COVID like symptoms.
• Respect others private space 
• Wear a mask if directed by the instructor during certain parts of the course, and as required by local bylaws or the course venue
• Bring an appropriate optional mask which covers the nose and mouth. 
• Follow the prescribed hand sanitizing protocol, using the hand sanitizer provided by the instructor, including, but not limited to, when entering and exiting the classroom, before and after picking up a training firearm, dummy ammunition, or other course material, and as directed by the instructor (if you prefer, you may bring your own hand sanitizer, provided it is one recommended by the federal government for use against COVID-19)
• Adhere to all related directions provided by the instructor throughout the course and examination
*Anyone attending a course or examination must adhere to these measures at all times. Failure to adhere may result in dismissal from the course or examination without refund or credit.*

 

COURSES

The content of these courses are controlled and approved by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Canadian Firearms Program and was developed to meet the mandatory requirements of Section 7 of the Firearms Act.

Non- Restricted (12 persons / class) 

Restricted (12 persons / class) 

 

$190 for one course / $300 for both (Classes can be taken back-to-back)

*Deposit  via etransfer required upon registration*

 

CANADIAN FIREARMS SAFETY COURSE (CFSC)

Non-Restricted Weapons

In order to apply for a Possession and Acquisition Licence, this course is mandatory for first-time license applicants and in court-ordered cases.

Topics covered include:

  • the evolution of firearms, major parts, types and actions;

  • basic firearms safety practices;

  • ammunition;

  • operating firearm actions;

  • safe handling and carry procedures;

  • firing techniques and procedures;

  • care of non-restricted firearms;

  • responsibilities of the firearms owner/user; and,

  • safe storage, display, transportation and handling of non-restricted firearms.

Applicants must be a minimum of 12 years old. No prior firearms experience necessary.

Shooting Targets

Non-restricted firearms are classified as ordinary rifles and shotguns, usually used for sport and hunting.

Restricted firearms include handguns that are not prohibited, semi-automatic, centre-fire rifles and shotguns with a barrel shorter than 470 mm, rifles and shotguns that can be fired when their overall length has been reduced by folding, telescoping or other means to less than 660 mm, and firearms restricted by Criminal Code Regulations.

COURSE DATES

CFSC

 October 1, 8, 15, 22, 29    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

If the class is full upon registration, you will be automatically placed on the waiting list (for that date). Currently there is no long term waiting list available.

Waterloo, ON 

CRFSC

October  2, 16, 23, 30    8:00 am - 1:00 pm

If the class is full upon registration, you will be automatically placed on the waiting list (for that date). Currently there is no long term waiting list available.

Waterloo, ON

 
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CANADIAN RESTRICTED FIREARMS SAFETY COURSE (CRFSC)

Restricted Weapons

Individuals wishing to acquire restricted weapons must complete both the CFSC and CRFSC courses, and pass all requisite tests.

Topics covered include:

  • the evolution of firearms, major parts, types and actions;

  • basic firearms safety practices;

  • ammunition;

  • operating handgun actions;

  • firing techniques and procedures for handguns;

  • care of restricted firearms;

  • responsibilities of the firearms owner/user; and

  • safe storage, display, transportation and handling of restricted firearms.

Applicants must be a minimum of 18yrs. A non-restricted CFSC course must be completed prior to enrollment in this course.

CONTACT

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redtass01@gmail.com  (if you want to register for a class please click on the "REGISTER NOW" tab above).

(519) 897-8072

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