A. Canadian Firearms Safety Courses
1. Non-restricted (rifles & shotguns)
The CFSC is designed to apply to the broadest possible spectrum of novice firearm users. The course emphasizes safe storage, display, transportation, handling and use of non-restricted firearms. At the conclusion of the course, there is a written test and practical firearms handling test using disabled firearms and dummy ammunition. Courses usually take place on Sundays.
Cost is $160.
2. Restricted Firearms Safety Course ( Handguns )
The CRFSC is an introductory firearms safety course for those individuals who wish to acquire restricted firearms. Individuals must have passed the CFSC before taking the Canadian Restricted Firearms Safety Course.
Cost is $140
All Canadian Firearms Safety Courses are taught by a certified Canadian Firearms Safety Course instructor.
3. CORE Hunter Education Course
To acquire a hunting license you must pass the CORE hunter training course which covers the following topics:
- Laws & Regulations
- First Aid & Survival
- Firearms Safety
- Animal & Bird Identification
Cost is $150
The CORE Hunter Education Course is taught by a provincially certified instructor.
For information about the firearms courses and CORE hunter education course,
Hunter education Online
4. Hunter Education: Online Training for your Hunting License
HUNTERcourse.com® offers the most convenient way to get your Canadian hunting certificate.
You can study and take a portion of your hunter safety course completely online
At the present time, HUNTERcourse.com is not an option for obtaining a Hunter Education Card in British Columbia.
Check the link below to see what is available
For details on the regulations and process for acquiring firearm licenses click the link below,
RCMP Firearms Licensing
BC - Hunting Licensing
For details on the regulations and process for acquiring hunting licenses in BC click the link below.
BC - Fishing Licensing
For details on the regulations and process for acquiring fishing licenses in BC click the links below.