Canadian Firearms Safety Course $150.00 (includes HST) Register Now

         Firearms in Canada fall into one of three categories, they are non restricted (most modern hunting firearms including rifles and shotguns), restricted (primarily handguns), and prohibited.  In order to aquire non restricted firearms in Ontario you must be the holder of a valid "PAL" or firearms possession and aquisition license.  The CFSC or Canadian Firearms Safety Course is designed to teach you everything you need to know to be successful in both the written and hands on portion of this course.  The CFSC includes 8-10 hours of classroom instruction which is a combination of multimedia presentation, discussion, and hands on training with a variety of firearms.  At Buckeye firearms training we want to provide you with the most comprehensive training available, which is why we have over 35 rifles and shotguns in our inventory.  Each student will be issued the official CFSC student manual which is an excellent resource and will act as the guideline for our training session,the manual is broken into the following 10 sections: 

  • -Introduction, including the Vital Four ACTS
  • -Introduction to firearms 
  • -Basic firearms safety, including PROVE
  • -Ammunition  
  • -Operating firearms actions 
  • -Safe handling and carrying of  non-restricted firearms 
  • -Firing techniques and procedures for non-restricted firearms 
  • -Care of non-restricted firearms 
  • -Social responsibilities of the firearms owner/user 
  • -Safe storage, display, transportation & handling of non-restricted firearm

Canadian Restricted Firearms Safety Course$150.00 (includes HST) Register Now

            Firearms in Canada fall into one of three categories, they are non restricted (most modern hunting firearms including rifles and shotguns), restricted (primarily handguns), and prohibited.  In order to aquire non restricted firearms in Ontario you must be the holder of a valid "PAL" or firearms possession and aquisition license.  The CFSC or Canadian Firearms Safety Course is designed to teach you everything you need to know to be successful in both the written and hands on portion of this course.  The CFSC includes 8-10 hours of classroom instruction which is a combination of multimedia presentation, discussion, and hands on training with a variety of firearms.  At Buckeye firearms training we want to provide you with the most comprehensive training available, which is why we have over 35 rifles and shotguns in our inventory.  Each student will be issued the official CFSC student manual which is an excellent resource and will act as the guideline for our training session,the manual is broken into the following 10 sections: 

  • -Introduction, including the Vital Four ACTS
  • -Introduction to firearms 
  • -Basic firearms safety, including PROVE
  • -Ammunition  
  • -Operating firearms actions 
  • -Safe handling and carrying of  non-restricted firearms 
  • -Firing techniques and procedures for non-restricted firearms 
  • -Care of non-restricted firearms 
  • -Social responsibilities of the firearms owner/user 
  • -Safe storage, display, transportation & handling of non-restricted firearm

Ontario Hunter Education Course $150.00 (includes HST) Register Now

       Hunting in Canada and in particular Ontario has made a huge resurgence, we have opportunities in Ontario that most of the world can only dream of.  Ontario has been a leader in the area of hunter training for many decades, and this has led to a huge reduction in the number of hunting safety incidents annually.  Whether you want to hunt with rifles or with bows you must successfully complete the Ontario Hunter Education Program.  The OHEP course is offered in two manners, either as a standalone course or as part of a "onestop" program where the student is attending both the Hunter Education course and the Non Restricted Firearms course.  When taken as part of a onestop class it is a 10 hour course plus testing time, when taken as a standalone class the same 10 hours of instruction is required but we must also complete the firearms handling portion of the course.  

  • -Explore why we want to hunt
  • -Wildlife management, ecology, ecosystems and habitat
  • -Understand responsible and ethical hunting
  • -Laws, Regulation, and the annual "Hunting Summary"
  • -Clothing, Equipment, Survival, and Hypothermia
  • -Hunting techniques, calling, scouting, wind, treestands
  • -Shot placement for Ontario big game
  • -Field dressing and preparing animals for taxidermy
  • -The 10 rules of hunter safety 
  • -Bow hunting, bow types and parts, it's a short nature sport