The Conservation and Outdoor Recreation Education program, or C.O.R.E., is required to obtain a BC hunting licence. The program consists of a practical firearms handling test and an introduction to laws/regulations, firearm safety, first aid, animal and bird identification and conservation and ethics.
The Canadian Firearms Safety Course (CFSC) is required to aquire non-restricted firearms in Canada. The Canadian Restricted Firearms Safety Course is also required for restricted and/or prohibited firearms. The courses cover firing techniques, safety practices and responsibilities for handling, storage and transportation.
Westcoast Instruction offers the Canadian Firearms Safety Courses required for a firearms license or PAL (Possession and Acquisition License) and the CORE program required to obtain a hunting license in British Columbia. Our instructors are federally certified examiners and bring over 20 years of law enforcement experience, training and professionalism to each class.
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