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Women's Day at the Range

Sunday, October 23, 2022 | 12pm to 4pm



  • 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.

Course Notes:

  • The courses listed below are offered in English only. Content and exams will be presented in English.
  • Instructors will ask for Identification at the start of the course. Please reference below for acceptable options:

 Acceptable Identification - Adults:
The current list of acceptable photo ID for the CFSC/CRFSC course reports and examination forms is as follows:
- Any recognized government identification (Military, Ministry etc.)
- Passport (any Country)
- Driver’s License (any province)
- Ontario Photo Card (or other government-issued provincial photo identification)
- A letter from the bishop of the Mennonite community can also be accepted as identification

  Acceptable Identification - Minors:
For students under the age of 18 (Minors) without any of the identification listed above, the following is a list of acceptable identification for the CFSC/CRFSC course report and examination forms:
- Birth Certificate and a valid School Photo ID
- Birth Certificate and the Parent or Guardian acceptable government identification



Canadian Firearms Safety Course (CFSC)

Non-restricted firearms (Rifle & Shotgun):  No courses are being offered at this time.


Canadian Restricted Firearms Safety Course (CRFSC)

(Restricted firearms):  No courses are being offered at this time.

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


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.


  • Friday evening from 5:00pm to 10:00pm, AND
  • Saturday from 8:00am to 5:00pm, AND
  • Sunday from 8:00am to 5:00pm
 1. Friday, October 14 to Sunday, October 16, 2022  Barcode:  3983  
 2. Friday, November 4 to Sunday, November 6, 2022  Barcode:  3984  
 3. Friday, November 11 to Sunday, November 13, 2022  Barcode:  3985  
 4. Friday, November 18 to Sunday, November 20, 2022 Barcode:  3986  
 5. Friday, November 25 to Sunday, November 27, 2022 Barcode:  3981  
 6. Friday, December 2 to Sunday, December 4, 2022 Barcode:  3987  



  •  Tuesday evenings from 4:00-10:00pm, AND
  • Wednesday evenings from 4:00-10:00pm, AND
  • Thursday evenings from 4:00-10:00pm
1. Tuesday, October 11 to Thursday, October 13, 2022  Barcode:  3867  
2 Tuesday, December 20 to Thursday, December 22, 2022  Barcode:  3998  



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.


Students are responsible for downloading or ordering the course manual before the start of the program. The RA Centre and/or course instructor does not provide course manuals.

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 http://publications.gc.ca/site/eng/9.801815/publication.html

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.