About Us

ArrowsmithArms Training Centre is located on Vancouver Island, Nanoose Bay, BC.


Training and testing is offered for Students wishing to obtain BC hunting licenses and/or Canadian Firearms Licenses (PAL).

Instruction and Examinations are offered by instructor Cody MacLean. Cody is certified by both the BCWF CORE program for hunter education and by the Canadian Firearms Program for both Restricted and Unrestricted Courses.

Course options include both online and classroom lectures. Courses are offered with a mixture of slide-shows, textbook, multi-media and props in order provide a well-rounded and informative experience.

Students wishing to obtain licenses will register here at ArrowsmithArms.ca for single or combined courses.

Special courses can be offered at remote locations.

 Courses are generally scheduled 6-12 months  in advance and students can register online prior to each class. Classes book up quickly, so students should book well ahead.

Future course options may include trapping, orienteering, outdoor survival, Mushroom-Picking, Pioneering, First Aid and CPR.