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Pyrotechnics Safety and Legal Awareness

Presented by Gunsmoke Canada

December 4th, 2022   

10:00 am – 5:00 pm EST


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, that can be submitted to the ERD to receive a certificate.

Further information regarding this course can be found here:

This Course, normally $240.00  is open to everyone and is being offered at no cost as part of the Canadian Performing Arts Workers Resilience Fund if you register through this link

But space is limited. Register Now

Employers: Are you interested in accessing training funding through the Canadian 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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