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The Ontario Hunter Education program(OHEP) is an introductory course (minimum 10 hours) designed for all new hunters 12 years of age & up (some exceptions may apply). The program provides important information for the individual interested in hunting. I insist the student have completed the CFSC prior to attending this course.


The Program covers the following:

1. About Hunter Education                      

2. Ecosystems and wildlife Management

3. Wildlife Laws

4. Responsible Hunting

5. Hunting Equipment

6. First Aid and Survival

7. Hunting Techniques

8. Shot Placement

9. Field Dressing, Transporting and Processing Game

10. Firearm Safety

11. Bowhunting

12. Wildlife Identification

• Students must provide 1 piece of valid photo ID issued by a government agency e.g. drivers license,  health card, PAL, Minor’s Licence, or passport (MUST BE PHOTO ID).

• For safety reasons, NO student is permitted to bring any firearm or ammunition to the classroom. Disabled firearms and dummy (inert) ammunition are provided by the instructor.

Students MUST arrive on time (8AM) and full attendance is required.


Fees

2 day (12 hours plus breaks, lunches, & test time) OHEP  course fee:

    $150.00 (test included).

OHEP Student Manual (copyrighted 2020), if required: $20.00.

Maximum class size is 15 students.


The Canadian Firearms Safety Course (CFSC) is available to anyone 12 years of age & up (some exceptions may apply) & deals with common rifles & shotguns. It consists of two parts, one is hands on classroom instruction, the other is learning the student handbook material. This is an introductory firearm safety course intended for all new firearms users.  The course is designed to assist you in developing the knowledge and skills to interact with Non Restricted firearms in a responsible manner. By completing this course, you will learn how to achieve the following goals:


1. Handle Non Restricted firearms and ammunition safely, legally, & responsibly.

2. Use Non Restricted firearms and ammunition safely, legally, & responsibly.

3. Comply with Non Restricted firearms laws, including prescribed “antique” firearms.

4. Store Non Restricted firearms and ammunition safely, legally, & responsibly.

5. Display Non Restricted firearms and ammunition safely, legally, & responsibly.

6. Transport Non Restricted firearms and ammunition safely, legally, & responsibly.  


There will be both written and practical examinations. Passing them will demonstrate the knowledge and skills you gained from the course.  Students must pass successfully the Canadian Firearms Safety Course (CFSC) examination to apply for a Possession and Acquisition License (PAL) or Minor’s Licence in order to acquire/possess rifles and shotguns commonly used for target shooting, hunting, & collecting purposes.


• Students must provide 1 piece of valid photo ID issued by a government agency e.g. drivers license, passport, employee ID card etc.(MUST BE PHOTO ID).

• For safety reasons, NO student is permitted to bring any firearm or ammunition to the classroom. Disabled firearms and dummy (inert) ammunition are provided by the instructor.

Students MUST arrive on time (8AM) and full attendance is required.


Fees

2 day (10 hours plus, breaks, lunches, & test time) CFSC course fee:     $170.00 (test included).

Combined CFSC/CRFSC Student Handbook, if required: $20.00.

Maximum class size is 12 students.


12½ hour Ontario Hunter Education Program(OHEP) Details

The Canadian Restricted Firearms Safety Course(CRFSC) is available to anyone 18 years of age & up & deals with handguns & some military style long guns. It consists of two parts, one is hands on classroom instruction, the other is learning the student handbook material. This “standalone” (no 30 day time constraint!) introductory restricted firearm safety course is designed to follow the CFSC & is intended for all new Restricted firearms users. The CRFSC is designed to assist you in developing the knowledge and skills to interact with Restricted firearms in a responsible manner. I insist the student have completed the CFSC prior to attending this course. By completing the CRFSC course, you will learn how to achieve the following goals:


1. Handle Restricted firearms and ammunition safely, legally, & responsibly.

2. Use Restricted firearms and ammunition safely, legally, & responsibly.

3. Comply with Restricted firearms laws, including prescribed “prohibited” & “antique”      firearms.

4. Store Restricted firearms and ammunition safely, legally, & responsibly.

5. Display Restricted firearms and ammunition safely, legally, & responsibly.

6. Transport Restricted firearms and ammunition safely, legally, & responsibly.


There will be both written and practical examinations. Passing them will demonstrate the knowledge and skills you gained from the course.  Students must pass successfully the Canadian Restricted Firearms Safety Course (CRFSC) examination to apply for a Restricted Possession and Acquisition License (RPAL) in order to acquire/possess handguns & some military style rifles.


• Students must provide 1 piece of valid photo ID issued by a government agency e.g. drivers license, passport, employee ID card, etc. (MUST BE PHOTO ID).

• For safety reasons, NO student is permitted to bring any firearm or ammunition to the classroom. Disabled firearms and dummy (inert) ammunition are provided by the instructor.

Students MUST arrive on time (8AM) and full attendance is required.


Fees

1 day standalone (6 hours plus breaks, lunch, & test time) CRFSC course fee: $150.00 (test included). Minors (under 18), free.

 Combined CFSC/CRFSC Student Handbook, if required: $20.00.

 Maximum class size is 12 students.



 It takes 2-3 months to get a PAL or Minors’ Licence. Be prepared & plan ahead!

10 hour Canadian Firearms Safety Course(CFSC) Details

 


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6 hour Canadian Restricted Firearms Safety Course(CRFSC) Details