Field/Skills Day: Most states require a graduate of the online hunter education course to attend a field day to demonstrate firearms handling skills. The only exceptions are the states that offer a full online course with no field day required – Texas and Virginia.
How to sign up: If you go to the Hunter Ed Course state page within this site, you will find a link to register for a field day in your state. Or, contact your State’s Fish and Game Agency to register.
What do I take to the hunter field day: Take your Completion Certificate and check with your state to see what additional material or items you will need to provide.
Requirements: Each state has a specific regulation for who is required to take the course. To be sure you are legal while hunting, check with your state’s fish and game agency. Guidelines are also published on state pages within this site.
Minimum age: To meet state required hunter education training to be a legal and safe hunter, you should check with your state’s fish and game agency. Guidelines are also published on Hunter Ed Course state pages within this site.
Length of Course: It will take between 4 1/2 – 6 hours to complete the course, chapter quizzes and final exam. This is state mandated so all the offerings will be of similar length.
Take When and Where You Want: As long as there is an Internet connection you can study and earn your hunter education required classroom training when and where you want.
Study When You Have the Time: You don’t have to complete the course all at once; study when you have the time. You can start the course today and then come back tomorrow, or whenever it is convenient for you to complete the course and earn your hunter education certificate.
Review as Often as You Want: Use the course as a hunter safety reference tool.
Price: The price for Hunter Ed Course online hunter education is $13. In Texas there is an additional TPWD fee of $5 for the Complete Certification Hunter Education Course.
Comparison to Other Offerings: In most states, Hunter Ed Course is almost half the cost of the other narrated online offerings from Hunter Ed ($24.50) and Hunter Course ($24.95). These prices may vary in some states.
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Credit Card Statement: The charge on your credit card will either be Hunter Ed or Hunter Ed Course.
Earning Your Permanent Card: Complete the online hunter safety classroom training with Hunter Ed Course and then print your certificate. If the state requires a field/skills day, present your certificate to your instructor to complete the field/skills training, and earn your permanent card. Texas and Virginia have courses that do not require a field day and you will print a temporary card after course completion.
Carrying the card: Most states require you to present your hunter education card to purchase a license, and carry your card while hunting. Check local regulations to be sure.
Re-taking the Exam: You can re-take the quizzes and exam if you don’t pass. Just go back and study the material and then take the exam again.
80% Score to Pass: In most states you need to receive a correct score of 80% or better to pass the exam and earn your hunter education completion certificate. Several states vary and are noted in the specific state pages.
Completion Certificate: Upon completing the online course and passing the chapter quizzes and final exam you will be able to print a Hunter education completion certificate that you will take the Field Day to demonstrate classroom completion. If you have taken the Texas or Virginia full online courses, you will print your hunter education card.
Hunter Ed Course
630 W. Frank St.
Birmingham, MI 48009
Office hours are 8:00 am – 7:00 pm Eastern M-F, 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm weekends.
Toll free: 855 901-4600 or email info@HunterEdCourse.com