Hunter Safety Course

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Hunter Education Classroom Course

About the Course:

This course is designed for novice or young hunters, ages 9 years and above. The course covers the core competencies of firearm and hunting safety, hunting ethics and wildlife conservation. All materials are provided. The Hunter Education Classroom Course lasts a maximum of 6 hours of classroom instruction. This time does not include registration, breaks, test administration and certification card distribution. Courses are offered across the state year round and are taught by certified volunteer instructors. The fee for the certification is $35, which includes $15 TPWD fee plus $20 facility fee. 

Pre-registration is required on the TPWD website.

Payment for the course is either on line (SEE BELOW), or at the range, prior to the class start time.

YOU MUST REGISTER WITH TPWD & PAY FOR YOUR CLASS AS SEPARATE TRANSACTIONS.

Failing to do BOTH will prevent you from attending the class session!

You may also contact your local Texas Parks and Wildlife Department office or call TPWD Austin headquarters at 1-800-792-1112, ext. 4999.

What you need to do:

  1. Register on the TPWD web site below.
  2. Pay for the course, either on line (SEE BELOW) or at the range.
  3. Attend the entire course.
  4. Take the written exam and get at least 75% correct to pass.

Upon successful completion, you may receive a temporary card from the instructor. You may legally hunt with a valid Texas hunting license and your temporary certification card. Your permanent Texas Hunter Education certification card will be available for downloading and printing from your Account Profile.

More questions? Check The Texas Department of Parks and Wildlife FAQ page.

PLEASE NOTE

There is an individual enrollment page for each scheduled class through Texas Parks and Wildlife. In addition to scheduling on our website, you must also register on this page. Upon scheduling please click the button below according to the class you choose. 

Thank you!

   Hunters Safety Course

$35

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Duration: 6 Hours

Participants: Max 20 Students

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Recommended Gear: Paper and Pen

PLEASE CHECK-IN AT THE RANGE COUNTER 10-15 MINUTES PRIOR TO YOUR SCHEDULED CLASS TIME.

Refund, Reschedule & Cancellation Policy

*Gear available for rent or purchase at Saddle River Range