Official Hunter Safety Education Course
Take this South Carolina state-approved online course and complete your classroom requirement in a few hours.
State Law All residents and non-residents born after June 30, 1979, must complete a hunter education course before a hunting license can be obtained.
Get your South Carolina Hunter Education Certificate in 3 steps.
Study and Pass the Online Course
After passing the South Carolina Hunter Safety Course, you’ll pay the $15.00 course fee and immediately print out your Online Course Completion Voucher, which you will need for the In-Person Exam.
Sign Up and Attend the Required In-Person Exam
To complete the hunter education requirements for South Carolina, you must attend the In-Person Exam portion of the Hunter Ed Safety Course. Learn more about the In-Person Exam.
Receive Your South Carolina Hunter Education Certificate
After successfully completing the In-Person Exam, your permanent South Carolina Hunter Education Certificate will be issued to you by South Carolina Department of Natural Resources.Ready? Start the Course Today →
Studying and Completing the Online Course
Study the Course Content
This official training program is developed to meet the standards for hunter training established by the International Hunter Education Association (IHEA-USA).
Read each unit. The units are organized to form building blocks of information. Each unit will help you understand the information in the next units.
This official training program will provide you with the knowledge and skills you need to be a safe and responsible hunter in South Carolina.
Pass the 9 Unit Quizzes
As you progress through the course, you’ll be given the opportunity to demonstrate how well you’re understanding the hunter safety topics by taking a quiz at the end of each unit.
You’ll need to score 80% or greater on the unit quiz before moving on to the next unit.
If you don’t pass a unit quiz, that’s no problem. You’ll just go back and take the quiz as many times as you need to pass it.
Pass the Final Exam
After completing all units, you’ll have the choice to proceed directly to the online Online Exam, or you may first take a practice exam.
Both the practice exam and the Online Exam cover all the course material and will assess your knowledge of hunting safely in South Carolina.
You must score 80% or greater on the final exam to pass. If you fail the final exam, don’t worry; you have unlimited attempts to pass.
After Passing the Online Course…
After passing the online course, you are required to attend the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources In-Person Exam to complete your hunter education certification.
A Comprehensive Course in South Carolina Hunter Safety Education
Developed Specifically for South Carolina Hunters
Featuring the Best Hunting Safety Videos Available
Produced by hunter education experts and found only at hunter-ed.com, these hunter safety videos are fun to watch, and they’ll make you a better, safer hunter.
Check out the 1-minute preview and see for yourself.
Interactive Learning Exercises and Games
Your hunter safety education is reinforced by getting hands-on. Watch, click, drag, drop, shoot, and more as you progress through the hunter safety course.
Do you know when to "Shoot or Don’t Shoot"? Play Hunter Ed’s Interactive Learning Game and find out!
Comprehensive Hunter Education Content
This course includes easy-to-understand hunting safety instructions and hundreds of detailed illustrations to provide you with the knowledge and skills necessary to become a safe and responsible hunter.
Hunter Ed is the only hunting safety course provider that develops print materials on behalf of state government hunting and wildlife agencies.
South Carolina Approved
Reviewed and Approved by:
South Carolina Department of Natural Resources
1000 Assembly Street
Columbia, SC 29201
You may complete the course at your own pace. The course can be completed in one sitting or completed a little at a time over several days. Log in and out at any time, and we’ll keep track of your progress.
This hunter safety course is designed to work on your smartphone, tablet, or desktop computer. It’s easy to study the course material from any place at any time.
Made in the USA
This hunting education safety course is proudly made in Dallas, Texas, USA, and our servers and data storage facilities are located within the USA.
How do I get my state hunting license?
Depending on your age, you may be required to have a hunter education certificate in order to purchase the South Carolina Hunting License. For more information, see the South Carolina Hunter Laws and Regulations page.
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