CORE Hunter Education Course Resident Hunter Number FWID
The Conservation and Outdoor Recreation Education (CORE) Program is British Columbia’s Hunter Education Program. The CORE Program consists of a practical firearms handling
The CORE Program consists of a practical firearm handling test and a written examination on the following subjects:
- Outdoor ethics and game care
- Firearm handling and archery equipment
- Hunting regulations
- Animals of British Columbia
- Birds of British Columbia
- Outdoor survival, first aid
- Hunter heritage, conservation and wildlife management
The Hunting & Trapping Synopsis used to enhance the classroom learning and is required for the testing.
- Writing material ( Pen & Note Paper)
- Government Issued ID & PAL
- CFSC Proof of completion if applicable
Two Tests Required
The written examination consists of 75 multiple-choice questions. You must obtain at least 56 points overall (75%) in order to pass the written examination. Supplemental information from the CORE Manual is not tested.
The practical firearms handling examination requires the safe handling of two of the five types of firearm actions, including the identification and loading/unloading use of dummy ammunition. A minimum score of 21 out of 27 is required for a pass. The examiner will provide the firearms.