Pennsylvania Hunter-Trapper Education


This is a six-hour training class required by law for all first-time hunters and trappers before they can buy a license. You must pass a certification exam at the end of the class to complete this training.
Important In order to prepare for your class, read Chapters 1, 4, 5 and 9 located at Today's Hunter & Trapper in PA.

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NOTE: You must be at least 11 years of age to register for this class!

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NOTICE: In an effort to protect public health and reduce overall spread of COVID-19, some in-person Hunter-Trapper Education courses have been cancelled statewide. If you are unable to locate a course in your area to complete the required certification, please take our online-only course at (must be 11 years of age or older to register for the course ) using code PA3726jtrqPN19.

Due to Orders and directives of the Governor, class size restrictions may change without notice. Any cancellations of classes or reduction in class size will be sent to students via email. Please check with your class organizer for any inquiries and review the class registration page. If class sizes must be reduced, they will be done on a first to have registered basis. We apologize for any inconvenience.

For upcoming events shown below, please note the following requirements for attendance.

  • Students shall be responsible for providing their own face covering/mask to be worn at all times while in the class.
  • Food and drinks will not be provided, students must bring their own meals or beverages for the day.
  • Students must maintain 6' social distancing at all times. Students who have been exposed to COVID within 14 days of the class may not attend.
  • Students with signs or symptoms of illness may not attend.

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June 2021