Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) response notice

IMPORTANT COVID-19 UPDATE (July 25, 2020)

We have now been given a provisional authorization to resume delivering CFSC/CRFSC effective as of August 14, 2020, provided our instructors and venues meet certain mandated requirements, and provided the Public Health units in the regions we deliver in have been authorized by the Province of Ontario to enter into "Stage 3" response.

Our wait listed students are now being scheduled for tentative classes starting with August 22-23, 2020.

  • If you were booked on an earlier course in March/April/May, and paid in full, you were previously notified that you were moved to this wait list. We will contact you in turn as we work our way through the list beginning with the earliest registered students.
  • If you booked a wait list space with a deposit, you are also on this list after the students who paid in full for earlier courses. You will also be contacted in turn, but you should expect to be offered a seat sometime after September.
  • If you have no booked a wait list space or an earlier course, you must book a new registration. Our new courses will commence in December 2020.

Thank you very much for your patience during this unprecedented period. We are very pleased to be able to begin moving back into normal training operations very soon.

 

Classroom Protocols

Each registrant will be required to complete a health questionnaire and agree to abide to certain mandatory directives in order to participate in classes, as part of the COVID-19 response.

Your health information is kept private, and is only for the purpose of screening whether or not you will be permitted to take part in the course, or be required to wait until a later course (for example, if you have symptoms of illness). The mandatory requirements will be spelled out clearly in the materials provided, but general include a requirement to wear an approved mask and use approved disinfectants/sanitizers.

Should a student in your course later test positive for COVID-19, we will be required to give your contact information to the Public Health authorities if requested so that they may contact you and advise you of the next steps. Similarly, if you later test positive for COVID-19, we are required to pass along the contact details of the other students in your class. Again, your health information is kept private, and Public Health units are responsible for notifications.

Class sizes have been reduced in order to allow for 2m spacing between students during lectures, and where possible, during firearm handling. Masks and hand sanitizing is mandatory because during firearms practical handling, it is not possible to maintain 2m spacing between students and the instructor.

Frequently touched surfaces such as tables and chairs will be cleaned frequently, and training firearms will be cleaned thoroughly between handling sessions.

You will also be required to order a student handbook at a cost of ($21.00) or use an electronic version on a device that is only used by you, should you wish to make use of the student handbook. The student handbook is optional, but highly recommended.

 
As always, if you have any questions or concerns, please contact us at training@wellesleyservices.ca