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Get Your Official Texas Hunter education certificate

Complete Your Online Texas Hunter Education in 3 Easy Steps

Unlimited Access $29.95

Your Offficial Texas Hunter education certificate

Get Your Texas Parks and Wildlife Approved Hunter Education Certificate in 3 Easy Steps

Unlimited Access $49.95

Take the online course

Watch, listen & learn on any device. Our animated, narrated and live action hunter education course puts you right in the stand.

  • Made for hunters, by hunters
  • Animated, narrated and live action lessons
  • Study at your own pace, we’ll auto track your progress
  • Perfect for all ages

Ace the official test

Our Official Texas Parks and Wildlife Department Hunter Education Exam is available to ages 9 and up.

  • Official TPWD approved hunter education exam
  • Available for ages 9 and up
  • Unlimited free retries

Yeah, You’re a hunter

Awesome job! You’ve gained the knowledge and confidence to hunt safely. See you in the stand.

  • Print your temporary Texas Hunter Education Certificate immediately
  • Download your permanent Texas Hunter Education Certificate from the TPWD website in 1-2 weeks.
  • It’s good for life – we’ll see you out there!

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“TEACHING MY KIDS THE VALUES OF HUNTING, IS THE REWARD ITSELF.”

Dennis McDonald

North America’s Online
Hunter safety course

Our course is approved by the International Hunter Education Association and the Texas Parks & Wildlife Department. We are proud partners of National Shooting Sports Foundation and Tread Lightly, a nonprofit organization with a mission to empower generations to enjoy the outdoors. Complete the HUNTINGsmart! Course online at your own pace with easy-to-understand, step by step lessons.

Anytime,
anywhere,
any device

We’ve made our course available accross all platforms and devices. Start it on your mobile, finish it on your desktop!

Study at
your own pace

Study at your own pace, and we’ll automatically track your progress, so you can take your time and pick up where you left off.

Perfect for all ages & skill levels

Our animated and narrated course is perfect for all ages and skill levels – including the kids age 9 and up.

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HUNTINGsmart! has a rating of out of 5 stars based on ratings and reviews.

Step inside the course

1.

Rules and Safety Rules
Definitions
Boating
Action Styles
Safety Mechanisms
Ammunition
Cartridges
Shells and Gauges
Module 1 Summary and Quiz

2.

Firearm Safety

Live Action
Loading Your Firearm
Improper Loading
Hand Fires, Squib Loads, Misfires
Unloading
Passing a Firearm
Cleaning and Storage
Module 2 Summary and Quiz

3.

Rifles 101

Rifle Types and Components
Bolt Action Rifles
Level Action Rifles
Pump Action Rifles
Loading and Unloading
Firing
Module 3 Summary and Quiz

4.

Shotguns 101

Shotgun Types and Components
Break Action Shoptguns
Pump Action Shotguns
Semi-Automatic Action Shotguns
Loading and Unloading
Firing
Module 4 Summary and Quiz

5.

Handguns 101

Handling
Caliber
Components
Semi-Automatic Pistol
Single-Action Revolver
Double-Action Revolver
Loading and Unloading
Firing
Module 5 Summary and Quiz

6.

Muzzleloaders 101

Muzzleloaders
Muzzleloader Dangers
Components
Muzzleloader Types
Primer
Loading and Unloading
Firing
Cleaning
Module 6 Summary and Quiz

7.

Marksmanship

Safe Zones and Scenarios
Trajectory
Sights and Ranges
Shooting Positions
Rifle Marksmanship
Shotgun Marksmanship
Handgun Marksmanship
Self-Control
Module 7 Summary and Quiz

8.

Hunting Preparation

Hunter Clothing
Eliminating Scent
Eye Protection
Hunting Lists
Hunter Health
Planning and Mapping
Landowner Courtesy
Off-Roading and Boating
Module 8 Summary and Quiz

9.

Hunting Laws and Regulations

Hunting Laws
State and Federal Laws
Municipal Laws
Penalities and Fines
Hunting Seasons
Licenses and Tags
Conservation
Endangered Species
Module 9 Summary and Quiz

10.

Wildlife

Finding Your Game
Vital Zones
Game Animals A-Z
Tracking
Module 10 Summary and Quiz

11.

In the Field

Carrying Your Firearm
Fences and Rivers
Rough Terrain
Ground Blinds
Stands
Harnessing
Supplies
Stalking
Tactics
Posting, Driving, Dogging
Module 11 Summary and Quiz

12.

Bowhunting

Bow Anatomy
Bow Types
Arrows
Arrowhead Types
Broadheads
Adders
Loading
Gripping
Aiming and Shooting
Safety Gear
Module 12 Summary and Quiz

13.

Your Contract to Kill

Tracing Wounded Game
Tagging
Field Dressing
Moving the animal
Trophy Talk
DIY Mount Skinning
Module 13 Summary and Quiz

14.

Survival

Hunting Emergencies
Survival Kits
Treating Injuries
Hypothermia and Cold Water Immersion
Signaling for Help
Using Technology
Building a Fire
Building a Shelter
Module 14 Summary and Quiz

15.

Continuing a Great Tradition

Hunter Ethics
Respect
Safety
Responsibility
Behaviour and Image
Advocacy
Importance of Hunter Education
Module 15 Summary and Quiz

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