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Hunter’s Safety Course


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 $25 ( $15 for the State fee $10 for included lunch). Pre-registration is required here as well as on the TPWD website here. 

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

When you arrive at the course:

  1. Attend the entire course.
  2. Take the written exam and get at least 75% correct to pass.
  3. 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.

Hunter's Safety Course

  • Duration: 6 Hours

  • Participants: Max 30 Students

  • Recommended Gear: Paper and Pen

Cancellation & Rescheduling Policy.

*Gear available for rent or purchase at Saddle River Range

Please check-in at the Range counter 10-15 minutes prior to your scheduled class time.

Upcoming Events

Fri 17

Practice with a Purpose

August 17 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Fri 17

Date Night

August 17 @ 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sat 18

Texas License to Carry Course

August 18 @ 8:15 am - 3:00 pm
Sat 18

Youth Safety Program

August 18 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sun 19

Texas License to Carry Course

August 19 @ 12:30 pm - 6:30 pm