Official Hunter Safety Education Course

Need certification? Hunters 21+ just take this course. Hunters 9-20 need a Field Day.

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Tennessee Hunter Education Card

Who Needs Hunter Education?

State Law Anyone born after Dec. 31, 1968, who hunts in Tennessee

Get Certified in 3 steps.

  1. Study for Free

    Study the free course material. Pay $24.50 once you've passed.

    Age Requirement You must be at least 9 years old to take the online course.

  2. Complete Age Requirements

    Hunters 21+ pass this course and apply for a TWRA permit. Hunters 9–20 must pass the course and Field Day.

  3. Get Your Card

    Hunters 21+ will be mailed the Hunter Education Card. Hunters 9–20 get their card after the Field Day.

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It typically takes 4–6 hours to go through the online course, excluding quizzes/tests, and any re-studying that you may choose to do.

What People are Saying about Hunter Ed

A Comprehensive Course in Tennessee Hunter Safety Education

Developed Specifically for Tennessee 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.

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.

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 Tennessee.

Pass the Course, Ages 21+

If you are 21 years of age or older, 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.

After completing all units quizzes, you’ll have the choice to proceed directly to the online final exam, or you may first take a practice exam. You must score 80% or greater on the to pass. If you fail the final exam, don’t worry. You have unlimited attempts to pass.

Pass the Course, Ages 9–20

If you are 9 to 20 years of age, 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.

Those ages 9 to 20 must attend the Tennessee Field Day after passing the online quizzes.

After Passing the Online Course…

If you are 9 to 20 years of age: After passing the online course, you are required to attend the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency Field Day to complete your hunter education certification.

If you are 21 years of age or older: After passing the online course, you are required to apply for a TWRA field day exemption permit to complete your hunter education certification.

Tennessee Approved

Reviewed and Approved by:

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency
440 Hogan Rd.
Nashville, TN 37220
615-781-6500
http://www.tn.gov/twra/

Self-Paced

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.

Mobile Ready

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 Tennessee Hunting License. For more information, see the Tennessee Hunter Laws and Regulations page.

Did you lose your certificate? Replace it here.