Canadian Forces Health Services Training Centre

About the Centre

Located at Canadian Forces Base Borden, the Canadian Forces Health Services Training Centre (CFHSTC) is the primary training establishment for Regular and Reserve Force members of the Canadian Forces Medical Services and the Royal Canadian Dental Corps. The Training Centre was stood up as an amalgamation of the Canadian Forces Medical Service School and the Canadian Forces Dental Services School.

The Canadian Forces Health Services Training Centre uses timely, innovative, cost-effective, and pertinent training methodologies to educate and train our Canadian Forces Health Services professionals.


The following courses are offered at the CFHSTC:

  • Basic Bio Science Officer
  • Basic Dental Officer
  • Basic Health Care Administrator
  • Basic Medical Officer
  • Basic Nursing Officer
  • Basic Pharmacy Officer
  • Advanced Medical Officer
  • Advanced Dental Officer
  • Nursing Officer Clinical Phase Training
  • Primary Care Nurse
  • Physician Assistant Program
  • Preventive Medical Technician (Levels 5A, 6A, 6B)
  • Clinical Oral Surgery
  • Clinical Periodontics
  • Clinical Prosthodontics
  • Clinical Endodontics
  • Health Services Tactical Operations
  • Medical Assistant Qualification (Levels 3, 4, 6A)
  • Medical Technician Qualification Level 4
  • Dental Technician Qualification (Levels 5A, 6A)
  • Rank Qualification (RQ) Medical Technician (Private, Corporal, Master Corporal)
  • Rank Qualification (RQ) Medical Technician Private Field Operations Course
  • Rank Qualification (RQ) Medical Technician Corporal Field Operations Course

Contact information

Canadian Forces Health Services Training Centre
30 Ortona Rd
Borden, ON L0M 1C0

Telephone: 705-424-1200 ext. 3112

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