Police Explosives Technicians – Forced Entry for Instructors

Course detail

Program area: Explosives training

Course code: PETFEI

Course registration details
Session(s) Location Start date End date
20-01 English First week Ottawa
Second week Toronto
2020-01-20 2020-01-31
Cost – Canadian Police
Tuition Accommodation Full Meals Total
$ 7,800.00 $ 1,140.00 $ 841.44 $ 9,781.44
Cost – Other eligible registrants (Canadian and International)
Tuition Accommodation Full Meals Total
$ 15,625.00 $ 1,140.00 $ 841.44 $ 17,606.44


  • Accommodations nclude arrival of student the night before course start date.
  • Cost includes weekend stays for the duration of the course and 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)
  • Parts of this course are conducted outside, so please dress appropriately for the weather.


Explosive Forced Entry (EFE) is a tactic used for lawful entry into a structure with the aid of explosive materials. It is essential for police explosive technicians to efficiently evaluate different situations they might encounter when performing EFEs. This course provides students with the knowledge and skills they need to safely perform their duties as technicians. It also supports them in their role as instructors for emergency response teams in EFE training.

Format and delivery

Length of course: 10 days

Class size: maximum 12 students

Delivery setting: theoretical components are delivered in classroom; practical components are conducted at the explosive range.

Learning outcomes

Eligibility and mandatory requirements



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