Canadian Firearms Safety Course

March 18, 2020 – Canadian Firearms Safety Courses are suspended until further notice due to COVID-19.

Download a copy of the Canadian Firearms Safety Course Manual from the Government of Canada Publications website . The new 2014 version contains both the Non-restricted and restricted modules.

The Whitehorse Rifle & Pistol Club offers the Canadian Firearms Safety Course (CFSC) at the club house on Grey Mountain Road. Disabled firearms are used to demonstrate safe handling and use of various types of firearms. There are no live fire activities associated with these sessions. The courses, which are provided by certified CFSC Instructors who are also WRPC members, generally happen on a weekend approximately once every month. Check the WRPC calendar for the next scheduled course. Register early as class size is limited.

The cost of the basic CFSC or CRFSC course is $125.00 including GST payable in cash, money order or personal cheque.

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  firearms;
  • responsibilities of the firearms owner/user; and
  • safe storage, display, transportation and handling of firearms.