Explosives Familiarization Course

Course detail

Program area: Explosives training

Course code: EFC

Course registration details
Session(s) Location Start date End date
22-01R Full Gravenhurst 2022-01-11 2022-01-14
22-02 English Ottawa 2022-11-15 2022-11-18
Tuition Accommodation Full Meals Total
$1,100.00 Hotel no data$ - $1,100.00


  • Accommodations include arrival of student the night before course start date.
  • Cost is based on the Single room with a shared bathroom priced at $95.00/night
  • Travel grant funding may be available (for non-federal police agencies only)


This course focuses on the effects and nature of explosives, improvised explosive devices and related potential hazards. Students examine theoretical applications, review the effects and nature of explosives and how explosives are used by criminals and terrorists. A significant amount of time is dedicated to specific explosion demonstrations and practical exercises.

Format and delivery

Length of course
4 days
Class size
maximum 24 students
Delivery setting
theoretical components are delivered in classroom; practical components are conducted at an explosive range

Learning outcomes

Eligibility and mandatory requirements



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