Firearms Safety Training in Edmonton, Alberta

Are you interested in owning or using a firearm for recreational purposes? Are you entering an employment role in which use of a firearm is required? Has a firearm come into your possession, perhaps as the result of an inheritance?

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Dave Ferro Safety Ltd is pleased to announce that we are able to offer firearms safety training under the current State of Public Health Emergency declaration. More on our current COVID procedures here.

Dave Ferro Safety Ltd. offers both the Canadian Firearms Safety Course (CFSC) and the Canadian Restricted Firearms Safety Course (CRFSC).

These courses are geared for anybody interested in owning and/or using firearms, and include both in-class and hands-on components.

Those who successfully complete these courses will be able to apply for a Possession and Acquisition Licence.

All firearms used in the course have been deactivated by a gunsmith and all ammunition used for instructional purposes is dummy ammunition.

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Our certified firearms instructors and small class setting (12 students maximum) make for the best possible learning environment, which includes significant amount of time handling and getting familiar with all aspects of firearm operation.

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Canadian Firearms Safety Course (CFSC)

The Canadian Firearms Safety Course (CFSC) is intended for anybody interested in using or owning a non-restricted firearm. Most rifles and shotguns fall into this category.

First-time licence applicants must pass the CFSC before applying for a Possession and Acquisition Licence. After the in-class instruction, students are required to pass a written and practical test.

Completion of the CFSC is a mandatory prerequisite for the Canadian Restricted Firearms Safety Course (CRFSC).

Canadian Restricted Firearms Safety Course (CRFSC)

Anyone wishing to possess a restricted firearm such as a handgun or certain restricted long guns must also take the Canadian Restricted Firearms Safety Course (CRFSC) and pass the written and practical tests.

Completion of the regular Canadian Firearms Safety Course (CFSC) is a mandatory prerequisite for the CRFSC.

Topics covered in these courses include:

  • 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 non-restricted and restricted firearms

  • Responsibilities of firearms owners/users

  • Safe storage, display, transportation, and handling of non-restricted and restricted firearms