“How It Works”
This course is approved by the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources to satisfy the classroom portion of the education requirements for hunter education certification.
The First Step
The first step is to register for the course.
During registration, you’ll provide some simple information about yourself, such as name, birth date, address, e-mail address, and additional information required by the state agency.
Flexibility and Freedom—Your Online "Attendance"
In order to pass the online course, you must complete the unit quizzes. However, you may come and go whenever you please and take as long as you like to complete the course.
Course Content Page
You can review your progress in the course at any time by clicking on Contents on the navigation bar. On the Contents page you will see an outline of the course and be able to track your progress.
Online Sessions Can Expire
If once you have logged in, and there is no activity or interaction with the course for more than fifteen minutes, you will be automatically logged out in order to protect your privacy. A notice stating, “Your session has expired due to inactivity” will appear at the top of the web page. Simply log back in to access the course again.
Logging In and Out
Once you have registered for the course, you will have a username and password. If you exit the course or log out, you log in again with your username and password to continue.
Changing Your Personal Information and/or Password
If you need to change your password or personal information, click on your Username link on the navigation bar at the top of any web page then click on the View Profile option from the drop-down menu. Re-submit your revised information using the form provided.
If you forget your password, you can reset it from the Forgot Your Password? page. You will need to enter your username and the email from your profile, and an email containing the link to reset your password will be sent.
There is also a link to the Forgot Your Password? page on the Log In page for your convenience.
- There is a quiz at the end of each unit.
- You must score at least 80% on each quiz to pass.
- You must pass all of the unit quizzes to pass the online course.
Your Online Course Completion Voucher
Once you have successfully completed the course by passing all unit quizzes, you will be given a link to your online course certificate, called a Online Course Completion Voucher.
Passing this online course is Step 1 of the hunter education certification process. After passing this course, you can view and print the Online Course Completion Voucher from your computer, or have a PDF of it sent to your email address.
Your permanent hunter education card will be issued to you by the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources after you have successfully completed a Range Day, which is Step 2 of the hunter education certification process.
After This Course: Step 2 of the Hunter Certification Process
After passing the online course, students must attend a Hunter Education Range Day provided by the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources.
Required documents to bring to your range day:
- Bring a copy of your Online Course Completion Voucher; AND
- You also must print out this Affadavit, fill it out, have it notarized, and bring it to the Range Day.
To register for Field Day, go to the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources website.
The Range Day consists of live-fire exercises and requires completion of an in-person exam.
Once these requirements have been met, you will receive your hunter education card.