CORE Hunter Education Course Challenge


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 is not currently able to provide CORE challenges on Vancouver Island. Please contact the Silvercore office for further information.


CORE Challenges are scheduled in as required by students. You will receive 1 hour to complete the exam as per BCWF Regulations. Please call us to book a date, time and location you would like to complete your challenge at.


      • 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).

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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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Exemption from the practical test

If you have already taken the CFSC you can be exempted from the practical examination of the CORE, but you must supply your CFSC Course Report as proof, without this you will be required to complete the practical examination. Please note that a valid PAL (gun license) is NOT accepted as proof for exemption for the practical test as per BCWF regulations.

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Upcoming Events, Dates & Locations

Booking Course Time Location Type Class ID
CORE Hunter Education Course Challenge
  • Feb 10 (Fri) 11:30 - 11:30
Silvercore Training Facility
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