• Traditional Classroom Course


    Overview

    Hunter education classes focus on three broad topical areas:

    • Firearms and outdoor safety;
    • Wildlife management; and,
    • Hunter responsibility.

    IMPORTANT Because of noise and recoil considerations, women who are or may be pregnant may wish to consult a physician before participating in or being in close proximity to live-fire activities.

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    Details

    Successful students must pass a written test, demonstrate safe firearm handling skills, and have a positive attitude.

    There is no minimum age required to enroll in hunter education, but instructors may require a parent or guardian to attend all classes if students are under 12 years of age.

    About the Class

    All hunter education classes are taught by instructors certified by the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife.

    The classes include lectures, video, and hands-on training exercises.

    The average class includes 4 - 6 sessions spanning 16+ hours.

    NOTE TO ONLINE STUDENTS: If you are taking an online course, DO NOT register online for a Traditional Classroom Course.

    Managed And Approved By:

    Washington Department of Fish And Wildlife

    http://wdfw.wa.gov
  • Field Skills Evaluation for On-line Course


    Overview

    Hunter education classes focus on three broad topical areas:

    • Firearms and outdoor safety;
    • Wildlife management; and
    • Hunter responsibility.

    IMPORTANT Because of noise and recoil considerations, women who are or may be pregnant may wish to consult a physician before participating in or being in close proximity to live-fire activities.

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    Details

    This REQUIRED classroom session must be taken AFTER successful completion of the self-paced home-study course (or online course). This is a classroom session (1 to 4 hours) and includes field skills evaluation.

    Successful students must pass a written test, demonstrate safe firearm handling skills, and have a positive attitude.

    There is no minimum age required to enroll in hunter education, but instructors may require a parent or guardian to attend this classroom session if students are under 12 years of age.

    All hunter education classes are taught by instructors certified by the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife.

    Students must attend all scheduled day(s) in the event in order to receive full credit for the course.

    Managed And Approved By:

    Washington Department of Fish And Wildlife

    http://wdfw.wa.gov