Conservation and Outdoor Recreation Education Course
Duration: 15-16hrs. spanning 3 days + 10hrs of firearms and ammunition training (PART I has separate dates except where student has successfully completed their CFSC/PAL Course)
The goal of the CORE Program is to ensure that prospective hunters meet acceptable standards of knowledge and skill for safe and ethical participation in hunting recreation.
Candidate: BC Residents 10 years and older who wish to obtain a Fish and Wildlife Identification Number (FWID) in BC in order to qualify to purchase annual BC resident hunting licenses are required to complete the CORE Program.
COURSE TOPICS: Conservation, Ethics, Hunting Laws and Regulations, Survival, Animal and Bird Identification, Firearms and Ammunition training
TYPICAL COURSE ITINERARY:
- Sunday Afternoon 1:30pm to 7:30pm
- Monday Night at 6:00pm until 9:30pm
NOTE: Students must also have either successfully completed a Canadian Firearms Safety Course or attend Part II of the CORE course. in order to successfully complete CORE. Students are not require to obtain their PAL license in order to complete the CORE, but firearms and ammunition training is a mandatory component of the course.
Final Examination: Following the lessons, students will be expected to demonstrate his or her comprehension through a 75 question, multiple-choice exam followed by a practical firearms handling exam
Successful students will each submit a course report to the BCWF CORE program and in return receive a certificate that the student can then use to register a BC Fish and Wildlife ID number (FWID). Once registered with a FWID number, students can purchase annual hunting licenses and animal tags for legal hunting.
NOTE: Individuals who have completed a hunter education program from another state or province in North America are exempt from the requirement to complete the CORE Program. Contact the Government Agent at BC Access Centres for more details on program exemption.
Text books include the BC CORE Manual (can be purchased from an outfitter shop). The BC Hunting and Trapping Regulation Synopsis (can be downloaded from the BCWF website).
CORE Course Part II - HUNTER COURSE (Registration)
- Product Code: CORE-II
- Availability: In Stock