Get your Virginia Hunter Education Certificate in 3 steps.
Study & Pass the Online Course
Pay the $24.50 online course fee and immediately start your course progress. After passing the 9 unit quizzes you’ll complete your classroom requirement.
Sign Up and Attend the Required Classroom Session
To complete the hunter education requirements for Virginia, you must attend the Classroom Session portion of the Hunter Ed Safety Course. Learn more about the Classroom Session.
Receive Your Virginia Hunter Education Certificate
After successfully completing the Classroom Session, your permanent Virginia Hunter Education Certificate will be issued to you by the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries.Ready? Start the Course Today →
A Comprehensive Course in Virginia Hunter Safety Education
Developed Specifically for Virginia Hunters
Featuring the Best Hunting Safety Video 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
Including 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.
Studying & 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).
Read each chapter. The chapters are organized to form building blocks of information. Each chapter will help you understand the information in the next chapters.
This official training program will provide you with the knowledge and skills you need to be a safe and responsible hunter in Virginia.
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 (chapter).
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 can study until you feel you are ready to take the quiz again.
The Classroom Session Voucher
After passing all the unit quizzes with a score of 80% or greater you will have demonstrated successful mastery of the classroom portion of the Virginia hunter safety course material, you will receive your Classroom Session Voucher.
You will bring your Classroom Session Voucher to the Classroom Session as proof of having completed and passed the online course.
After Passing the Online Course…
After passing the online course, you are required to attend the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries Classroom Session to complete your hunter education certification.
Reviewed & Approved by:
Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries
4010 West Broad Street
P.O. Box 11104
Richmond, VA 23230
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.