Ontario Hunter Education Program

All new hunters must take hunter education training and pass an exam before they can purchase their first hunting licence. The Ontario Hunter Education Program (OHEP) will assist you to understand the natural world and become a knowledgeable and responsible hunter.


H1 (Hunting with a firearm): Valid PAL or successful completion of the CFSC and exam

H2 (Hunting with archery equipment only): None

The program provides an introduction to, and information about:

  • Ecosystems and wildlife management
  • Hunting laws and regulations
  • Hunter responsibilities
  • Identification, biology, management of and hunting techniques for big game, small game and waterfowl
  • Hunting and survival equipment
  • The hunter's role in society

For Online Course register at Ontario Hunter Education

For In Person Course (Markham) call or text: 416.817.2317 or at Big Nick Outdoors


Saverio Zupo (Stouffville & York) call: 437-226-5888 or email szupo@rogers.com