• Firearms Safety Course (CFSC) - Non-Restricted Firearms 
  • Canadian Restricted Firearms Safety Course (CRFSC) - Restricted Firearms 

Quality firearms safety training is provided by certified Firearms Instructors and Examiners who are designated by the Chief Firearms Office (CFO). The CFSC and CRFSC courses are designed to familiarize you with the safe, effective and responsible handling of firearms and ammunition. As preparation for the legally required tests, the courses will cover the various types of firearms and ammunition, the laws concerning firearms ownership, storage, and transportation, as well as basic firearm operation and safe handling.

Successful completion of the associated exams is compulsory for the application of a Possession and Acquisition License. The entire course and test are required for youth wishing to apply for a Minors License and for those persons seeking employment in the security field.

Please note: The courses listed below are offered in English only. Content and exams will be presented in English. 


Canadian Firearms Safety Course (CFSC)

Non restricted firearms (Rifle & Shotgun)  

Program Barcode: 1495
  Friday, September 20, 2019
5:00pm to 9:00pm
  Saturday, September 21, 2019
8:00am to 7:00pm
  Fee:  $170/per session  


Canadian Firearms Safety Course (CRFSC)

Restricted firearms

PREQUISITE:  Students must have successfully completed the 10 hour "CFSC - Non restricted course and exam".  Students must bring a copy of their CFSC course report to the CRFSC Course.

This 10-hour course is held:

  • Friday evening from 5:00pm to 9:00pm, AND
  • Saturday from 8:00am to 7:00pm

Fee: $170/per session

2019 SUMMER Sessions
    Program Barcode
  Fri, Aug 9 & Sat, Aug 10  
  Fri, Sept 13 & Sat, Sept 14 1547
  Fri, Nov 1 & Sat, Nov 2 1496


Combined Non Restricted and Restricted Course (CFSC and CRFSC)

(Non Restricted and Restricted on same weekend) 

This combo course offers the opportunity to complete both courses and associated exams in one weekend. Participants must be able to attend Friday evening, and both Saturday and Sunday.

Weekend courses are held:

  • Friday evening from 5:00pm to 9:00pm,
  • Saturday from 8:00am to 7:00pm, AND
  • Sunday from 8:00am to 7:00pm

Fee: $300/per session

2019 SUMMER Sessions
    Program Barcode
  Fri, July 12 to Sun, July 14 1484
  Fri, July 26 to Sun, July 28 1485
  Fri, Aug. 16 to Sun, Aug. 18 1545
2019 FALL/WINTER Sessions
    Program Barcode
  Fri, Sept 6 to Sun, Sept 8 1494
  Fri, Oct 4 to Sun, Oct 6 1497
  Fri, Oct 18 to Sun, Oct 20 1498 
  Fri, Nov 8 to Sun, Nov 10 1546
  Fri, Nov 15 to Sun, Nov 17 1499
  Fri, Nov 29 to Sun, Dec 1  1500
  Fri, Dec13 to Sun, Dec 15 1501

Advance registration and payment is required. Register early as these courses sell out well in advance. You can register on-line on Play RA using the Program Barcode. Cancellation or transfers are subject to $20 admin. fee and can only be considered if requested in writing a minimum of 7 days prior to the course date.

It is strongly recommended that students purchase manuals in advance of their course(s) so they have time to read or review the material prior to attending the course.  

Study manuals can be downloaded on-line at

The manuals can also  be purchased from the Firearms Safety Education Service of Ontario (FSESO) by calling toll free 1-877-322-2345 and must do so at least 10 days in advance of the course in order to receive it in time.