Do I Have to Take the
Canadian Firearms Safety Course?
As of 18 June, 2015, changes to the Firearms Act make completion of
the safety course(s) mandatory for all new firearms licence
Anyone else can simply challenge the exam without taking the training course. If you
have experience with a variety of firearms, you may prefer to review
the CFSC/CRFSC manuals and do the exams without taking the course. The
pass rate is reasonably good, provided the candidate has a solid grasp
of firearms safety, some recent experience and is familiar with current
firearms laws. It also helps to be familiar with the ACTS & PROVE method of verifying that a
gun is safe. We have found that people have prepared on-line
using GunExams.com do
very well in the actual Canadian Firearms Safety Course test.
To get a sense of the material covered in the Canadian Firearms
Safety Course you can watch the videos used in the
These are the shooting stances you
will have to know.