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Pyrotechnics Safety and Legal Awareness – DEC 10 2022

Presented by Gunsmoke Canada

December 10, 2022
10:00am – 5:00pm ET

This course is the prerequisite for Pyrotechnics Certification in Canada. Special Effects Pyrotechnics are regulated by a division of NRCAN (Natural Resources Canada), ERD (Explosives Regulatory Division). This course allows the successful participant to apply for certification as a Pyrotechnician; the entry level of pyrotechnics certification. After successfully completing the course, participants will receive an ROT (Record of Training) from Gunsmoke, which can be submitted to the ERD to receive a certificate.

Further information regarding this course can be found here:

Normally $240.00, this course is open to all and is being offered at no cost as part of the trainings the

IATSE is providing through the Canada Performing Arts Workers Resilience Fund (CPAWRF). To access this training free of charge, you must register through this link:

Upon successful completion of the course, you will be required to registered with the Explosives Regulatory Division in order to receive your licence, at a cost of $102.00. This amount will be refunded by the CPAWRF by submitting a copy of your license and proof of payment to either Jason Vergnano at, or Cindy Jennings at

Space is limited!

** Further registration information may be required by the vendor.

Employers: Are you interested in accessing training funding through the Canada Performing Arts Workers Resilience Fund? Contact International Representatives Jason Vergnano or Cindy Jennings to discuss how to apply to receive support for your training initiatives.


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