CORE Hunter Education Course Challenge

Overview

The option to challenge the CORE Hunter Education exams is available for those with a history of safe and responsible firearms handling, combined with the knowledge of all CORE course material.

Vancouver island

Silvercore offers regular CORE challenges on Vancouver Island. To book a challenge in Victoria or Nanaimo with one of our local instructors, please call the Silvercore office to complete your registration.

Mainland

We run CORE Challenges on Monday's in our Silvercore Training Facility in Delta (except for statutory holidays) from 9AM-4PM. You will receive 1 hour to complete the exam as per BCWF Regulations. Please call us to confirm the time you would like to complete your challenge at.

Caveats

      • It is the student's responsibility to be fully versed in the material and testing standards prior to attending a challenge.
      • Closed book test - a Hunting & Trapping synopsis will be provided by Silvercore for use during the test.
      • No instruction or refreshers will be given prior to challenging the tests.
      • No coaching will be given during the testing and standards are strictly enforced.
      • Minimum government standards must be achieved to be successful (75% on the written and 80% on the practical if not exempt)
      • Challenges are made by appointment only (see details on dates and times or check our online bookings).

    Please consider taking our Online CORE course to help prepare for your tests.  Not ready to commit to the full course?

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    Challenge fee

        • Only $30 CAD + taxes for Written Exam
          • If a Practical Exam is required as well there is an additional $30 fee

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Prerequisites

  • Completion of the Silvercore Online CORE Course is highly recommended.
  • If you have not completed your CFSC training, you must complete the practical component of the CORE examination.
  • If you wish to be exempted from the practical (firearm handling) section of the exam, you must present a valid CFSC Course Report or be a former Silvercore CFSC student.
    • A Valid PAL is not acceptable proof of completion of the CFSC as per the BCWF’s regulations
  • Must be age 10 or older to complete CORE Challenge examination.

Required

  • One piece of government issued identification (Drivers Licence or Passport)
  • A copy of your valid CFSC Course Report Form (if completed)

Faq

Q: How do I get my Fish & Wildlife ID (FWID)

If you pass,  you will receive your BCWF Registration form which you can either mail into the BCWF or walk into their office during their regular business hours and pay a $30.00 fee to obtain a certificate of completion.

With the certificate of completion, you can go into a Service BC  to have them set your FWID up for you. Or you can go onto the BC government website here and create a Basic BCeID to set up your  FWID. This can take a couple business days to have completed as they need to verify your ID online (you’ll need to upload one piece of government-issued photo ID.

There is no fee to set up a FWID and this allows you to purchase hunting tags and apply for Limited Entry Hunting.

Upcoming Events, Dates & Locations

BookingCourseTimeLocationTypeClass ID
Full
CORE Hunter Education Course Challenge
  • Dec 13 (Fri) 12:30 - 14:30
Location:
Croatian Cultural Centre
Hunting & OutdoorClass ID:
125752
CORE Hunter Education Course Challenge
  • Dec 24 (Tue) 12:30 - 14:30
Location:
Silvercore Training Facility
Hunting & OutdoorClass ID:
128872
Full
CORE Hunter Education Course Challenge
  • Jan 5 (Sun) 12:15 - 14:00
Location:
Victoria Comfort Inn & Suites
Hunting & OutdoorClass ID:
118621

Student Testimonials

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- Don
“Awesome course, awesome instructor, taught me everything I needed to know for the testing.”
- Gobind
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