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Become an Instructor

The FSESO is currently accepting applications for CFSC/CRFSC instructors. 

What We’re Looking For

  • A genuine commitment to public safety and responsible firearms handling and use
  • Advanced knowledge of, and experience handling, non-restricted and restricted firearms (including all action types)
  • Demonstrated understanding of the key principles of firearms safety
  • Extensive experience teaching diverse participant groups using a variety of instructional techniques
  • Computer literate and proficient in PowerPoint
  • Access to high-speed internet and email

Our number one priority is public safety. As such, we screen all candidates carefully.

If you are interested in becoming an instructor with the FSESO, please review the list of qualifications below before applying. Applications from those who do not meet all qualifications will not be considered.

Please Note: While we are accepting applications from interested candidates, we have completed the selection of candidates for our 2020 instructor training sessions. If you wish to apply for consideration for a 2021 session, please complete and submit your application.      

Become Instructor

How to Apply

When completing your application, please ensure you provide documentation detailing your teaching and firearms experience. We recommend providing these details in a separate document submitted with your application.

To submit your application, please download the Instructor Application Form.  

Please submit the completed form, along with accompanying documentation to the FSESO Executive Administrative Assistant:

    Executive Administrative Assistant    
    Please indicate "Instructor Application" in the Subject line.

    Attention: Instructor Applications @ 705-325-9193

    Attention: Instructor Applications
    3 Progress Drive, Unit # 2
    Orillia, ON
    L3V 0T7

All applications will be reviewed by our Selection Committee.  Please note the Selection Committee meets quarterly and there may be a delay of up to 90 days from the time you submit your application. We will contact all applicants regarding the outcome of their application.

Please be advised that if selected to continue in the Instructor Designation Process, you will be required to submit a Police Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Check.  

If you have any questions, please contact the FSESO Executive Administrative Assistant at 1-877-322-2345 ext. 109.



Become A Board Member

With the increased public scrutiny around firearms ownership, there is a need to ensure the highest standard in the delivery of firearms safety training. The FSESO is committed to providing firearms safety that is Professional, Effective, and Consistent.

The FSESO is currently seeking Board members to support our Mission and Vision.

Board Responsibilities

The Board of Directors is responsible for the stewardship of the organization. It must conduct the affairs of the FSESO in accordance with approved guidelines, policies and by-laws while upholding the FSESO’s Mission and Vision. The Board delegates responsibility for the general management and supervision of the affairs and operations of the FSESO to the General Manager.

What We’re Looking For

If you have an interest in promoting public safety through firearms safety training in Ontario, please review the following document for information on becoming an FSESO Board member.

FSESO Board Competency List

How to Apply

Please forward your resume and expression of interest to Martin Featherston, General Manager (Acting):  General


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Become the New General Manager of the FSESO

Please use the following link to apply:


For information on becoming an instructor, please see above.