The Maine Skills and Exam Day

Important Skills and Exam Day Information

Locating and Signing Up for the Skills and Exam Day

After passing the online portion of the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries & Wildlife Hunting education course, you will need to locate and sign up for the required Skills and Exam Day.

Students must be at least 10 years old to register for a Skills and Exam Day. Locate and sign up for the Skills and Exam Day in your area. Note: If a Skills and Exam Day is not scheduled in your area, you may take the Firearms Hunter Safety Homestudy Course, using your voucher as proof of having completed the home study assignment.

Important! Bring a complete survival kit and your Skills and Exam Day Voucher to the Skills and Exam Day as proof of having completed the online course.

Warning! Passing the online course does not guarantee you a spot at the Skills and Exam Day.

What To Expect at the Skills and Exam Day

At the Skills and Exam Day you must successfully complete the remaining course requirements, which include: 6–7 hours of instruction, a field exercise, and Maine's Hunter Education Certification exam.

After attending and passing the Skills and Exam Day portion of the hunter education requirement, you will receive your Hunter Education Firearms Card.

Get Certified Online!

Take this Maine–approved course to complete the online portion of your hunter safety education.

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