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 PA45ty78wdf20.

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 traveled to a state on the Governor's quarantine list within 14 days of the class or 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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