BCWF CORE - Conservation Outdoor
Recreation Education Course
DURATION: Full Course
24-26hrs. + exams
ITINERARY: SEE CALENDAR
CLASSROOM LOCATION: 2110 Island Hwy. East, Nanoose Bay, BC (Look for the four Grader Tires (Yellow and Black) which mark the driveway.
Students without a PAL must choose either CORE PART II or the CFSC Course in combination with CORE PART I
- to ensure that prospective hunters meet acceptable standards of
knowledge and skill for safe and ethical participation in hunting
- To obtain credentials to
allow students to apply for a FWID through Access BC for the purpose of
obtaining annual Resident hunting licences and species licenses.
are 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, LEH, Survival, Animal and Bird
Identification, Firearms and Ammunition training
NOTE: Firearms safety training is a mandatory
component of CORE; students must either participate in firearms training,
offered by Arrowsmith Arms or have proof that they have successfully completed
the CFSC/PAL 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 may be exempt from the
requirement to complete the CORE Program. Contact the Government Agent at BC
Access Centres for more details on program exemption.
CFSC/PAL - Canadian Firearms Safety
DURATION: 10hrs. + exams.
ITINERARY: SEE CALE..
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