Texas Hunter Education Structured Two-Day Course
Hunter Education subjetcs include:Modern and Primitive Firearms, Safety, Ethics and Responsible Hunting, Conservation and Wildlife Management, Wildlife Identification, Texas Hunting Regulations, Survival and Outdoor Skills. This course is designed for novice or young hunters. All materials are provided and subjects are covered in depth to enable the student to successfully complete the Hunter Education certification process.
The Structured Hunter Education Course is a minimum of 10 hours over at least 2 days. The average course length is 14 hours. Courses are offered across the state year round and are taught by certified volunteer instructors. You need to make a reservation with the instructor to attend a course. Check with the instructor for directions and any special instructions prior to going to class.
The cost is $15.
Find a course:
- Schedule of Structured courses by city
- Schedule of Structured courses by date
- Calendario de clases en Español
- Schedule of Structured classes for the Hearing Impaired
You may also contact your local Texas Parks and Wildlife Department office or call TPWD Austin headquarters at 1-800-792-1112, ext. 62.
When you arrive at the course:
- Fill out a student registration form.
- Pay the $15 state fee to the instructor.
- Attend the entire course.
- Take the written exam and get at least 70% correct to pass.
Upon successful completion, you will receive a temporary card. Your instructor will send in the originals for processing. You may legally hunt with a valid Texas hunting license and your temporary certification card. Your permanent Texas Hunter Education certification card will be mailed out within a short period of time.
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