How To Become A Firearms Instructor

The Nova Scotia Departments of Justice and Natural Resources, with support from Safety Services Nova Scotia, oversee the recruitment of firearms and hunting instructors. Please see the links and contacts below for more information on how to become an instructor of each course.


FIREARMS safety instructor application

Download this form to begin your application process to become a Non-restricted (CFSC) or Restricted Firearms Safety Course (CRFSC) Instructor. You will also require the Child Abuse Registry Search form below.


HUNTER EDUCATION INSTRUCTOR APPLICATION

Download this form to begin your application process to become a Hunter Education Course Instructor. You will also require the Child Abuse Registry Search form below.


Child abuse registry search form

You can download the Child Abuse Registry Search form here, which is required for anyone who will work with children under the age of 16 years.