Canadian Firearms Safety Course

The Canadian Firearms Safety Course (CFSC) was developed in partnership with the provinces and territories, national organizations with an ongoing interest in firearms safety, and many firearms and hunter education course instructors from across Canada.

This course was developed to meet the mandatory requirements of section 7 of the Firearms Act. The legislation stipulates that individuals wishing to acquire non-restricted firearms must take the CFSC and pass the tests.

Topics covered in the CFSC 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

Canadian Restricted Firearms Safety Course

In accordance with the Firearms Act, a new firearms safety course focusing on restricted firearms (primarily handguns) was developed and implemented on February 1, 1999.

The legislation stipulates that individuals wishing to acquire restricted and/or prohibited firearms must take the Canadian Firearms Safety Course (CFSC) and the Canadian Restricted Firearms Safety Course (CRFSC) and pass the tests.

Topics covered in the CRFSC 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

Hunter Education Program 

The Ontario Hunter Education Program will assist you to understand the natural world and become a knowledgeable and responsible hunter. Click here for details.

Wilderness Handgun Safety Course
The Wilderness Handgun Safety Course (WHSC) is designed to apply to advanced level handgun users, specifically for training certification relating to the use of restricted firearms/prohibited handguns for lawful wilderness occupations.

The Firearms Act of Canada establishes legislative requirements which an individual must satisfy (Canadian Firearms Safety Course/Canadian Restricted Firearms Safety Course (CRFSC) to obtain a Firearms Licence; the WHSC is designed to apply to advanced level handgun users.

Existing firearms safety courses across Canada have a proven track record in the reduction of firearm related incidents.  Most of these courses have been designed and delivered for firearms use in a specific activity.

Firearms owners and users have social and legislative responsibilities.  Throughout this course, you will become familiar with those responsibilities.

The existence of this course should not be considered an acknowledgment that all trappers, bear baiters, geologists, or other approved wilderness occupations should carry a handgun in the field.

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