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•••To obtain a trapper's certificate, the candidate must pass the written exam of this module.
The certificate is required to purchase a license to trap furbearing animals in Québec.

GENERAL OBJECTIVE
The aim of this training module is to train safe, responsible and efficient trappers. It advocates the sustainable use of the wildlife resource.

CONTENT OF THE TRAINING MODULE (click here for an update of your documents)
• Trapper's ethic
• Traps and their components
• Safe handling of traps
• Appropriate trapping techniques by species
• Sustainable harvesting of wildlife by trapping
• Ecology and management of furbearing animals
• Diseases and parasites
• Trapping regulations
• Pelt preparation of furs

To obtain additional information on the training module, get in touch with the FTGQ.
The following links will show you our
planification : calendar of the training sessions, 2018, calendar of the exam sessions, 2017, calendar of the exam sessions, 2018

TWO TYPES OF TRAINING:
To successfully complete the module and to obtain a trapper's certificate, you can follow the type of training of your choice (at the same price of $190):

Training with an instructor (in french only) Training at home (french or english)
Given by an experienced instructor
Learning at your own pace with the manual and training video
2 training sessions per region per year (may and august) 4 exam sessions per region per year
2 days (16 hours) of comprehensive training :

•1st day: classroom instruction and exam
•2nd day: learning in the field (demonstrations and practical exercices)
Possibility of taking training with an instructor (in french) within the year following the registration

WRITTEN EXAM (must be completed within the year following the registration).

• It contains 50 multiple-choice questions;
• The exam session lasts a maximum of 60 minutes;
• The passing grade is set at 70%.

HOW TO REGISTER? FOUR POSSIBLE WAYS

1 - You can register with the Fédération des Trappeurs Gestionnaires du Québec (FTGQ) by completing the registration form and by appending a certified cheque or a postal money order in the amount of 190 $*, made out to the Fédération des Trappeurs Gestionnaires du Québec (FTGQ) at the following address:

Fédération des Trappeurs Gestionnaires du Québec
1737, rue Champigny Est
Québec (Québec) G2G 1A6

2 - You can transfer your payment through BMO, Banque of Montreal. To do so, contact us to obtain our banking informations. Go to a BMO service point and make a deposit at the counter, for the ammount of 190$. Be sure to mention to the clerk to add your name in the transaction's comment. Send us, by e-mail or by fax, at 418 872-6131, the registration form, mentioning that you have made your payment through BMO, and by joining a copy of the deposit's receipt. Finally, once the payment will be received, we will send you your material through Dicom Express.

3 - You can make your payment through Accès D, Caisses Populaires Desjardins. To do so, contact us to obtain our banking information. Go to a Caisses Populaires Desjardins service point and make a deposit at the counter, be sure to mention to the clerk to add your name in the transaction's comment, or make a transfer between people through Accès D, for the ammount of 190$. Send us, by e-mail or by fax, at 418 872-6131, the registration form, mentioning that you have made your payment through Accès D, and by joining a copy of the deposit's receipt. Finally, once the payment will be received, we will send you your material through Dicom Express.

4 - You can pickup and pay your material directly at the FTGQ, between 8h30 AM - 12h00 PM and 1h00 PM - 4H30 PM. Where you can make your inscription and pay your registration fee, by check or cash, and finally leave with everything you need for your formation.

Following payment of the registration fee, you will receive the training manual and DVD as well as your first FTGQ membership card.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
To obtain additional information on the training module and to find out about the calendar of the training or exam sessions, get in touch with the Fédération des Trappeurs Gestionnaires du Québec (FTGQ) at the following number 1 866 260 7644