The Vermont Homestudy Class

You must pass both the online and Homestudy Class portions of the Hunting education course in order to complete the Vermont Hunting education requirements.

Important Homestudy Class Information

Locating and Signing Up for the Homestudy Class

After passing the online portion of the Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department Hunting education course, you will need to locate and sign up for the required Homestudy Class.

Locate and sign up for the Homestudy Class in your area.

Important! Bring your Homestudy Qualifier Certificate to the Homestudy Class as proof of having completed the online course.

Warning! Passing the online course does not guarantee you a spot at the Homestudy Class.

What To Expect at the Homestudy Class

This is 4–6 hours, depending on the amount of students attending and will include:

  • a classroom session
  • outdoor shooting
  • blood trailing
  • demonstrations of tree stand safety
  • survival skills

Most of the classroom topics will pertain to Vermont-specific regulations and issues that are not covered in this online course. Be sure to have proper clothing for the outdoor sessions.

After attending and passing the Homestudy Class portion of the Hunting education requirement, you will receive your Hunter Education Certificate.

Need help? Here are the answers to the questions Vermont Hunting students most frequently ask.

Frequently Asked Questions