Phoenix Indoor Range and Gun Shop | Edmonton Alberta, Canada | Phone: 780.466.0307 Fax: 780.468.2903
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Canadian Firearms Safety Course Training

Phoenix Indoor Range and Gun Shop is pleased to offer Canadian Firearms Safety Course content in our own classroom area. The CFSC Course material is covered in 1 day courses, with regular Non-Restricted and Restricted firearms courses running weekly. In addition - 2 evening courses are run when schedule permits. Please see our schedule for the next available course. Programs fill up quickly - so book while you can!

Canadian Firearms Safety Course (CFSC)

From the Canadian Firearms Program at

Aiming for Safety The Canadian Firearms Safety Course (CFSC) was developed in partnership with the provinces and territories, national organizations with an ongoing interest in firearms safety, and many firearms and hunter education course instructors from across Canada. This course was developed to meet the mandatory requirements set out in subparagraph 106(2)(c)(i) of the Criminal Code of Canada and came into effect January 1, 1994.

As a result of the Firearms Act, the firearms safety training that is provided to firearms owners and users required modification. The revised CFSC, which was implemented on February 1, 1999, reflects the new legislation and focuses primarily on non-restricted firearms (rifles and shotguns). The legislation stipulates that individuals wishing to acquire non-restricted firearms must take the CFSC and pass the tests OR challenge and pass the CFSC tests without taking the course.

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

When taking your training through Phoenix you can also count on experienced instruction with the material covered in a complete and friendly manner. Whether you've studied the material beforehand, shot with mentors, or have never held a firearm, Phoenix Indoor Range and Gun Shop can see you through the process!

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