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WFTR203 - Canadian Restricted Firearms Safety Course Modified
Course Code:
WFTR 203

Calendar Description:
Topics in this newly developed course will have emphasis pertaining to handguns. It includes: major parts and types, firearms safety practices, ammunition, operating handgun actions, handgun firing techniques, care of handguns, responsibilities of the firearms owner/user, safe storage, display, transportation and handling of restricted firearms.

Date First Offered:
2005-03-23

Hours:
Total Hours: 8
Lecture Hours: 4

Practicum Hours:

Total Practicum Hours: 4

Total Weeks:

1

This course is offered online:
No

Pre-Requisites:
Suggested minimum age is 16, or instructor's discretion. Must have successfully completed the Canadian Firearms Safety within 14 days prior to course start date.

Non-Course Pre-Requisites:
None

Co-Requisites:
None

Rearticulation Submission:
No

Course Content:
Introduction
Introduction to the Course

Introduction to Firearms
The Evolution of Firearms
Major Firearm Parts
The Firing Sequence
Types of Firearms
Legal Responsibilities

Basic Firearm Safety
The Vital Four ACTS
Basic Firearm Safety Practices
Securing Locking Devices

Ammunition
Introduction
Black Powder and Projectiles
Cartridges
Balistics
Hazards
Ammunition Precautions and Legislation

Operating Handgun Actions
Introduction
Muzzle-loading and Antique Firearms
Common Types of Handgun Actions
Other Types of Handgun Actions
Trigger Function
Safeties
Action Releases
General Loading and Unloading Procedures
Loading and Unloading the Most Common Action Types

Firing Techniques and Procedures for Handguns
Personal Safety Protection
Introduction to Marksmanship
Shooting Positions
Aiming Handguns
Trigger Control
Controlled Breathing
Follow-through
Safety Procedures at the Range
Targets

Care of Restricted Firearms
Firearm Servicing
Firearm Cleaning

Social Responsibilities of the Firearms Owner/User
Firearm-Related Death and Injuries
Intentional Misuse of Firearms
Firearms Reported Lost, Missing or Stolen
Secure Storage
Unintentional Misuse of Firearms
Social Responsibilities and Ethics
Legal Responsibilities
Other Duties of Firearm Owners and Users

Safe Storage, Display, Transportation and Handling of Restricted Firearms
Classes of Firearms
Storage
Display
Transportation
Handling
The Vital Four ACTS

Grading System:
Pass/Fail

Passing Grade:
80

Grading Weight:
Assignments: 100 %

Course Offered in Other Programs:
No

Text Books:
Required - Unknown, Canadian Restricted Firearms Safety Course Student Handbook
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