Hunter Safety Course (CORE) - LangleySilvercore Outdoors
Tailored for beginners passionate about the outdoors, this BC Wildlife Federation (BCWF) endorsed CORE course includes comprehensive topics like hunting rules, wildlife recognition, and safe use of non-restricted firearms (long guns).
This course is the perfect way to prepare for the provincial hunter's exam, which is held on the second day, featuring an 80-question multiple-choice test and a practical firearms handling test.
Successful completion of the CORE Hunter Education course exam is required to obtain your Fish & Wildlife ID (FWID). This is a passport to hunting services in British Columbia. You need a FWID to buy a hunting license or to apply for Limited Entry Hunting.
Other Locations for Silvercore's CORE Courses
In addition to our Delta location, Silvercore offers the CORE Hunter Education Course at several other convenient venues across British Columbia. Each location provides the same high-quality training and comprehensive curriculum. Find the one nearest to you:
- Croatian Cultural Centre: 3250 Commercial Dr, Vancouver, BC
- Shelly Hall Centre: 186 Shelly Rd, Parksville, BC
- Silvercore Outdoors Training Facility: 7198 Vantage Way #115, Delta, BC
Each location is equipped to provide a unique and immersive learning experience, ensuring you get the most out of your CORE Hunter Education Course.
The CORE course provides an extensive and in-depth curriculum designed to equip you with a comprehensive understanding of various aspects of hunting. From ethical considerations in the outdoors to the specifics of wildlife in British Columbia, each topic is carefully structured to enhance your knowledge and skills. Here's a closer look at what the course covers:
- Outdoor Ethics and Game Care
- Firearm Handling and Archery Equipment
- Hunting Regulations - Animals of British Columbia
- Birds of British Columbia
- Outdoor Survival, First Aid and Field Craft
- Hunter Heritage, Conservation and Wildlife Management
- Indigenous Peoples & Hunting in B.C.
- How to use the Hunting and Trapping Regulation Synopsis
- BCWF Registration Form
- Written and Practical Examinations Included in Price
Exception From Practical Exam
If you have already taken the CFSC you can be exempted from the practical examination of the CORE, but you must be able to supply your CFSC Course Report as proof. Without this you will be required to complete the practical examination. Please note that a valid PAL (firearms license) is NOT accepted as proof for exemption for the practical test as per BCWF regulations.