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The goal of the online Hunter Education Program is to produce safe, knowledgeable, responsible, and involved hunters. Hunter Training also helps prevent accidents and improves compliance with BC Laws. This online study guide, together with the knowledge of BC Firearms Academy instructors will result in an appreciation of hunting, safe firearm use and a code of ethics all hunters can be proud of.

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The goal of the online Hunter Education Program is to produce safe, knowledgeable, responsible, and involved hunters. Hunter Training also helps prevent accidents and improves compliance with BC Laws. This online study guide, together with the knowledge of BC Firearms Academy instructors will result in an appreciation of hunting, safe firearm use and a code [...]

Hunter Education Program Student Manuals

Hunter Education Program Student Manuals

HUNTER EDUCATION PROGRAM STUDENT MANUALS  Over 20 million students have graduated from North American Safety/Hunter Education courses. These courses have contributed to a significant decrease in hunting accidents and an increased understanding of a hunter’s responsibilities. The primary goal of the Hunter Education Program is to help you understand the important role you, as a […]

Wildlife Conservation in B.C. and Canada

Length: 25 minutesComplexity: Standard

Wildlife Conservation in B.C. and Canada

WILDLIFE CONSERVATION IN BC AND CANADA The concept of wildlife conservation has been around since ancient times. Today, wildlife conservation has evolved into a science, and the goal remains the same to ensure wise use and management of renewable resources. Given the right circumstances, the living organisms that we call renewable resources can replenish themselves […]

Wildlife Management

Length: 20 minutesComplexity: Standard

CORE Online Hunter Education Course Study Guide

WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT Management of wildlife began in Europe where rulers owned the land and wildlife. They had gamekeepers who took care of the animals and kept them healthy. There was no public hunting; only the ruler hunted and the keeper was his guide. In North America, settlers began to use wildlife habitat for space to […]

Ethics

Length: 20 minutesComplexity: Standard

Ethics

People are judged by their actions. How we behave and how we follow rules affect other people. As a hunter, you must be aware of how your personal behaviour and activities, as well as the actions of your companions, will affect others. DEFINITION OF ETHICS Ethics are standards of behaviour or conduct which are considered […]

Hunter Survival Skills

Length: 20 minutesComplexity: Standard

CORE Online Hunter Education Course Study Guide

HUNTER SURVIVAL SKILLS Survival is the ability to cope with an emergency situation that occurs in the outdoors. Knowing how to cope with emergencies is essential for hunters. Basic survival techniques should be learned and practised by every hunter before going into the field. You will be able to cope with the situation if you […]

First Aid

Length: 20 minutesComplexity: Standard

FIRST AID

FIRST AID First aid is emergency medical assistance given to someone immediately after an injury or they are becoming ill but before they receive full medical treatment. In most cases, injury victims can be saved by the first person on the scene if that person is properly trained. When considering hunter safety this is crucial. […]

Hunting Laws and Regulations

Length: 20 minutesComplexity: Standard

CORE Online Hunter Education Course Study Guide

HUNTING LAWS AND REGULATIONS THE LEGAL PROCESS In our society, laws are defined as rules governing human conduct, established by a governing authority and enforced by the courts. The legislation is the process of making or enacting laws. In Canada, three levels of government make laws that affect hunting: 1.Federal parliament 2.Provincial legislature 3.Municipal councils THE […]

More About Hunting Laws in Canada

Length: 20 minutesComplexity: Standard

CORE Online Hunter Education Course Study Guide

WHY DO WE HAVE HUNTING LAWS IN CANADA? During the 19th century, many game animals were hunted nearly into extinction. Herds of buffalo that once roamed the plains were reduced to about 800 head. Beavers were almost wiped out. Once-plentiful elk, deer and pronghorn had been reduced to a fraction of the original number. GAME […]

Hunting & Trapping Regulations Synopsis

Hunting & Trapping Regulations Synopsis

  Hunting & Trapping Regulations Synopsis The Hunting & Trapping Regulations Synopsis is a summary of the B.C. hunting and trapping regulations made under the BC Wildlife Act, prepared for the convenience of hunters and trappers. The Regulations Synopsis: Sets out general hunting information Summarizes important hunting regulations Defines open seasons with maps indicating closed […]

Vital Target Areas and Shot Placement

Length: 20 minutesComplexity: Standard

VITAL TARGET AREAS AND SHOT PLACEMENT

VITAL TARGET AREAS AND SHOT PLACEMENT Sportsmen strive to bring home game in the most efficient manner. It’s essential that you understand the anatomy of the BC game animals you plan to hunt and learn how to place a shot for a clean kill. WHERE TO SHOOT YOUR BC GAME ANIMALS The most effective shots […]

Planning and Preparation for your Hunt in B.C.

PLANNING AND PREPARATION FOR YOUR HUNT IN BC

PLANNING AND PREPARATION FOR YOUR HUNT IN BC Some steps you should take to prepare for a successful hunt after you take your in-person CORE or Online COREand have your FWID number. CAREFUL PLANNING AND PREPARING FOR YOUR BC HUNT Educate yourself about the game you’ll be hunting and its environment. Obtain the most current BC regulations and […]

GAME CARE BEFORE AND AFTER THE SHOT

GAME CARE BEFORE AND AFTER THE SHOT

GAME CARE BEFORE AND AFTER THE SHOT Game care starts long before you squeeze the trigger or release the arrow. You must be responsible to take care of your game in order to assure that the food you are taking is going to be of the highest quality. Do not risk the quality of your […]

Big Game Species Identification

Big Game Species Identification

Big Game Species Identification Mountain goats Despite its name, a mountain goat (Oreamnos americanus) is actually not a member of the actual goat genus. Mountain goats belong to a group known as goat-antelopes. The natural range of the mountain goat includes southern Alaska and Yukon, British Columbia, northern Idaho, northwest Montana and parts of Washington. […]

Migratory Game Birds Species Identification

Migratory Game Birds Species Identification

Migratory Game Birds Species Identification  Dabbling and Diving Ducks Ducks are divided into two categories based on feeding behaviour: dabbling ducks and diving ducks. Dabbling ducks have the condition known as “duck butt.” You look at them in the water and sometimes see no face, just a duck rear end sticking straight up in the […]

Upland Game Bird Species Identification

Upland Game Bird Species Identification

Upland Game Bird Species Identification Grouse There are four different types of this Gallinaceous, resident upland game bird. Often have feathered legs and lightly feathered feet. The sexes are similar looking. Native to BC Spruce Grouse There are four different types of this Gallinaceous, resident upland game bird. Often have feathered legs and lightly feathered […]

BC Hunting Terms to Study for Your CORE

Length: 24 minutesComplexity: Standard

BC Hunting Terms to Study for Your CORE

BC Hunting Terms to Study for Your CORE Accompany – means to remain in the company of the other person, able to see the other person without the aid of any device other than ordinary corrective lenses and able to communicate by unamplified voice with that person. All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV) – means a wheeled vehicle […]

Indigenous Peoples & Hunting in BC

Indigenous Peoples & Hunting in BC In Canada, hunting at will for food is possible for Indigenous peoples belonging to groups that obtained that right when they ceded lands under treaty, and for Indigenous peoples belonging to other groups by virtue of acknowledged aboriginal title. Some spokesmen for Indigenous associations have claimed rights over the […]

EatWild: Hunter App®

Length: 2 minutesComplexity: Easy

BC Firearms Academy PAL & CORE courses firearms licencing near me hunting challenge

EatWild: Hunter App®     Mentor In Your Pocket Get the EatWild: Hunter App® and take our how-to videos with you wherever you go. Upgrade to Pro and even download videos for offline use when you are not within cellphone range. If you are new to hunting you can bring our essential videos with you […]

Non-Restricted & Restricted Flashcards

Non-Restricted & Restricted Flashcards

Non-Restricted & Restricted Flashcards These flashcards will help you study for your CFSC & CRFSC course START FLASHCARDS Free Canadian Firearms Safety Course & Restricted Safety Course Flashcards – FreeFlashcards to prepare for your  firearms safety course with BC Firearms Academy

Non-Restricted Canadian Firearms Safety Course

Non-Restricted & Restricted Flashcards

Non-Restricted Canadian Firearms Safety Course This quiz will review the free content and provide examples of the types of questions you will receive during your in-person testing for your Canadian Firearms Safety Course. Start Quiz Free Canadian Firearms Safety Course Quiz Non-restricted – A free quiz to prepare for your Non-Restricted firearms safety course with BC Firearms Academy

CORE Online Flash Cards & Quizzes

CORE Online Flash Cards & Quizzes

CORE Online FlashCards & Quizzes Education Animal Identification Flash Cards START FLASHCARDS Big Game CORE Hunter Education Quiz BC Firearms Academy START QUIZ BC Ungulates Identification CORE Course Flash Cards FLASHCARDS Quiz Dabbling Ducks of BC CORE Hunter Education Course START QUIZ Resident Upland Game Birds Flash Cards START FLASHCARDS Upland Migratory Birds, Shoreline Birds […]

Projectile Quiz – Can You Name These Bullets?

Projectile Quiz – Can You Name These Bullets?

Projectile Quiz – Can You Name These Bullets? This quiz provides examples of the types of questions you will get during your in-person testing for the Canadian Firearms Safety Course and the Canadian Restricted Firearms Safety Course. START QUIZ A free quiz to prepare for your Restricted & Non-restricted firearms safety course with BC Firearms Academy

Actions Quiz – Can You Name These 9 Non-Restricted & Restricted Actions?

Actions Quiz – Can You Name These 9 Non-Restricted & Restricted Actions?

Actions Quiz – Can You Name These 9 Non-Restricted & Restricted Actions? This quiz will provide examples of the types of questions you will receive during your in-person testing for the Canadian Firearms Safety Course and the Canadian Restricted Firearms Safety Course. START QUIZ A free quiz to prepare for your Restricted & Non-restricted firearms safety […]

The Six Carry Positions; Safely Handling Firearms

Free Quiz The Six Safe Carry Positions & Carrying Firearms Safely

The Six Safe Positions; Safely Carrying Firearms Safely This quiz will give you an introduction to the types of questions you will need to answer during your in-person testing for the Canadian Firearms Safety Course and the Canadian Restricted Firearms Safety Course. START QUIZ  A free quiz to help prepare for your Restricted & Non-restricted Firearms […]