Explosives Familiarization Course

Course detail

Program area: Explosives training

Course code: EFC

Course registration details
Session(s) Location Start date End date
20-01 English TBD Dates dependant on demand
Cost – Canadian Police
Tuition Accommodation Full Meals Total
$ 700.00 $ 380.00 $ 280.48 $ 1,360.48
Cost – Other eligible registrants (Canadian and International)
Tuition Accommodation Full Meals Total
$ 1,000.00 $ 380.00 $ 280.48 $ 1,660.48


  • 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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