In Canada you must be certified by Explosive Regulatory Division of Canada to acquire, store and use Special Effect Pyrotechnics. Archangel Fireworks Inc. is an ERD certified course provider.
Special Effect Pyrotechnics are high-hazard pyrotechnics articles designed for use by professionals. These articles include items such as gerbs, mines, comets and crossettes. These articles would be used in theatre productions, concerts and on film sets. Certification for pyrotechnics also includes special purpose pyrotechnics manufactured for the film and television industry.
There is a difference between Display Fireworks and Special Effect Pyrotechnics. Before attending a safety and legal awareness course and applying for a fireworks operator certificate, please ensure that you are attending the correct course and applying for the certificate for the articles you want to acquire, store and use.
*YOU MUST BE 18 YEARS OF AGE TO ATTEND THE COURSE*
This an ONLINE training course. As such, there will be no product demonstration. Course duration is approximately 4hrs.
Upon completion of the course, you will be required to apply to the ERD and pay $102 for certification.
Within 2 business days of purchase, you will recieve an email with a link to download the course workbook and test, as well as instuctions and an invitation to join the training session.