Course duration: 8 to 10 hours (including 2 tests)
Cost 2020 : $ 83 including a manual (268 pages), a practical test and the written test.
This course provides the knowledge necessary for the safe handling of firearms. It is for anyone aged 12 and over (as of the date of the course). Successful completion of the full course (in-classroom presence and 2 exams) combined with the IHF course is required in order to obtain a Quebec Hunter's Certificate (firearm category).
The Quebec Hunter's Certificate or the Certificat de réussite (certificate of achievement) obtained as a result of this course is required to complete an application for a non-restricted Firearms Possession and Acquisition (PAL) license (essentially rifles and shotguns for hunting or sport shooting). Note that photo ID will be required during the course.
It is mandatory to complete full CFSC training to obtain a firearms Possession and Acquisition License (PAL). Since June 18, 2015, the challenge of the exam is no longer accepted.