Courses

Combined: Canadian Firearms Safety & Canadian Restricted Firearms Safety Courses

To be conducted at Arnone’s Shooting Range Thunder Bay, Ontario

Completion of these courses and/or Examinations is required for anyone wishing to obtain their Canadian Firearm Acquisition License for Non-Restricted and Restricted Firearms. Saturday will cover the requirements for the Non Restricted Licence and Sunday will specialize on restricted firearms (mostly handguns).

NO DATES AT THIS TIME

Course Fee

$300.00 (267.61 + 32.39 HST)

Includes Handbooks & Examinations

To register bring your course fee (cash or cheque) to GMK Armoury Specialities at Arnone’s Shooting Range, South Court Street (South of John Street)

Notice a fee will be assessed for withdrawal from this course (by email at jcoghlan@tbaytel.net or at GMK Armouries) at least four days prior to the start of the Course, after that date there will be no refund. Students are required to attend all sessions to graduate. Class size is limited; registrations will be accepted on a first pay basis.

One Stop: Hunter Education & Canadian Firearms Safety Course

NO DATES AT THIS TIME

*Weekend one Students have the option of attending the Saturday or Sunday for the Canadian Firearms Safety Course

**Weekend two Hunter Education Course Conducted at Arnone’s Shooting Range

Corner of South Court & John Streets, Thunder Bay, Ontario

The Canadian Firearms Safety course is taught first*, followed by the Hunter Education Course**. These courses are open to individuals 12 years of age and older. Students between 12 & 14 yrs. of age may bring their mentor (Adult who is in possession of a valid Hunting License) to the course with them.

Course Fees: $300.00 – One Stop Course with Exams ($267.70 + $32.30 HST)

Individuals who have successfully completed the Canadian Firearms Safety Course and Exam prior to the Hunter Education Course (proof required a copy of your Course Report CAFC or JUS 332) will only be required to attend Saturday & Sunday of the second weekend, and the fee is $180.00 ($144.75 + 35.25 HST)

To register: Bring your Cash or Cheque (payable to Joe Coghlan) to GMK Armoury Specialties (the Gun Shop at Arnone’s Shooting Range). Notice: a fee will be assessed for withdrawal from this course prior to the start of the course. Registrations are accepted on a first paid basis. Course size is limited. The cost of the course will cover the cost of the exams. Exams will be held immediately following the courses. HST 801376534RT

Canadian Restricted Firearms Safety Course

Sunday March 26th 2017 9:00am-4:30pm

$180 

Conducted at Arnone’s Shooting Range

Corner of South Court & John Streets Thunder Bay, Ontario

This course is for Students 18 years of age or older. Covering Restricted Firearms, mostly handguns. Completion of the Canadian Restricted Firearms Safety Course and/or Examination is required for anyone wishing to obtain Restricted Firearms, and is useful for people who require a firearm for their work.

Canadian Firearms Safety Course

To be held at: Arnone’s Shooting Range 

Saturday March 25th 2017 9:00am-6:30pm

Course Fee is $180.00 (160.35 + 19.65) HST – HST no. 801376534RT)

This course is open to individuals 18 years of age or older who wish to obtain their Canadian Firearms License for Non-Restricted Firearms (Sporting Rifles or Shotguns). Exams will be conducted immediately following the classes and the cost of the CFSC Exams is included in the Course Fee.  Applications for your Firearms licence will be given out at the course.

Students are required to attend all sessions to graduate

To register:  Bring your cash or Cheque to GMK Armoury Specialties (the Gun Shop at Arnone’s Shooting Range).  Notice a fee will be assessed for withdrawal from this course (by email at jcoghlan@tbaytel.net or at GMK Armouries)  at least four days prior to the start of the Course, after that date there will be no refund.  Registrations are accepted on a first paid basis.  Course size is limited to six students; Register early to make sure that you are included.

Stand Alone Hunter Education Course

NO DATES AT THIS TIME

To be conducted at Arnone’s Shooting Range

Corner of South Court & John Streets, Thunder Bay, Ontario

Course Fee is $200.00 (176.99 plus 23.01 HST)

Stand Alone Hunters & Archery, Falconry Hunter Education Course

This course is open to individuals who have passed the Canadian Firearms Safety Course Examination and are over the age of 18 years, and wish to obtain their H1 or A1 Hunting license, and to individuals who do not wish to hunt with a Firearm (Rifle and/or Shotgun and wish to obtain their H2 Hunting License) Exams will be conducted on the Sunday immediately following the classes – the cost of the Hunting Exam is included in the Course Fee.Students are required to attend all sessions to graduate

To register:  Bring your cash or Cheque to GMK Armoury Specialties (the Gun Shop at Arnone’s Shooting Range).  Registrations are accepted on a first paid basis. )  Notice a fee will be assessed for withdrawal from this course (by email at jcoghlan@tbaytel.net or at GMK Armouriesat least four days prior to the start of the Course, after that date there will be no refund.    Course size is limited; Register early to make sure that you are included.

Wilderness Carry Course

For more information, please contact the instructor directly — Richard Gray at (807) 473 7213 or lararms@tbaytel.net.

Wilderness Handgun Safety Course

This course is designed to ensure that each candidate successfully completing it, has a basic knowledge of safe handgun handling in a wilderness setting. This course is geared to people (Prospectors, Trappers, etc.) who will be using a pistol/revolver as a wilderness survival/dispatching/defence tool. It consists of both lecture an range sessions. Both written exams and a practical range test must be completed before a certificate of completion is issued. For more information, please contact Richard Gray at (807) 473 7213 or  lararms@tbaytel.net.

Interested in Canadian Firearms Safety Course or Canadian Restricted Firearms Safety Course FOR WOMEN ONLY?   please Contact Richard Gray at (807) 473 7213 or  lararms@tbaytel.net

Several courses area also offered by the Canadian Shooting Sports Association. For information on these courses, please contact Richard Gray at (807) 473 7213 or  lararms@tbaytel.net

  • Canadian Firearms Safety Course
  • Canadian Restricted Firearms Safety Course
  • CSSA Wilderness Handgun Safety Course
  • CSSA Handgun Safety Course
  • CSSA Range Officer Course

For more general information on training, visit http://www.firearmstraining.ca/licences.htm

Examinations

OPEN TESTING CANCELLED!
Bill C-42 – The Common Sense Firearms Act received Royal Assent 18/06/2015 immediately cancelling all open testing.
First time licence applicants must attend an in-class firearms safety course to obtain a Possession/Acquisition licence.