Canadian Forces School of Meteorology

About the school

The Canadian Forces School of Meteorology (CFS Met), located in Winnipeg, MB, is the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) training establishment for meteorological technicians, and provides basic and advanced courses in meteorology.

CFS Met qualifies as many as 200 meteorological technicians annually. It delivers operationally-focused and scientifically current content through 4 residential training courses as well as training delivered at the Joint Meteorological Centre (JMC) in Gagetown, NB, and the coastal Meteorology and Oceanographic (METOC) centres in Halifax, NS, and Esquimalt, BC.


Residential Training

  • Tactical Weather Specialist
  • Meteorological Forecaster
  • Meteorological Office Supervisor
  • Meteorological Inspection

Training Delivered at JMC

  • Tactical Weather Specialist OJT (on-the-job training)
  • Meteorological Forecasting OJT (on-the-job training)
  • Aerological Specialist
  • Deployed Weather Observing System (DWOS) Operator

Training Delivered at METOCs

  • Naval Meteorological Forecasting OJT (on-the-job training)

Contact information

Canadian Forces School of Meteorology
P.O. Box 17000 Station Forces
Winnipeg, MB
R3J 3Y5

Telephone: 204-833-2500

Badge of the Canadian Forces School of Meteorology

Page details

Date modified: