Frequently Asked Questions

Q. What is the Alabama Hunter Safety Course Completion Voucher?

A. The Alabama Hunter Safety Course Completion Voucher is issued once you have completed the Alabama Online Hunter Safety Course.

Q. What is the advantage of taking the Online Hunter Safety Course?

A. The traditional Alabama Hunter Education Course is about 10 hours in length and is usually given over a number of weeknights and/or weekends. With the online hunter safety course, you can do all of the course work from home and you do not need to attend a field day – commencing September 1, 2013.

Q. Do I need to take this course to obtain a hunting license?

A. Depending on your age, you may require a hunter education certificate in order to purchase an Alabama Hunting License. For more information you can check out the Alabama Hunting License and Hunter Education Requirements Page.

Q. What steps do I need to take to complete the Online Hunter Safety Course and obtain my Alabama Hunter Education Certificate?

A. The Alabama Hunter Safety Course can be completed in 4 Steps:

  1. Study the Online Hunter Safety Course
  2. Pass each chapter's hunting safety quiz and final exam
  3. Purchase your Course Completion Voucher
  4. Receive your AL Hunter Education Number

Q. When can I take the Online Hunter Safety Course?

A. The online hunter safety course is available to anyone at any time.

Q. How do I pass the online hunter safety course?

A. In order to pass the online hunter safety course and get your Course Completion Voucher, you must pass each chapter quiz and final exam with a grade of at least 80%.

Q. How do I purchase the Course Completion Voucher?

A. Once you have successfully completed the hunter safety course, you will be permitted to make payment for the Voucher. The one-time course fee is $24.95.

Q. Why is it important to learn gun safety and take a hunter safety class?

A. Contrary to popular belief, hunting is one of the safest sports around. This is mainly due to the fact that most hunters take gun safety and hunting safety very seriously. Careless or reckless behavior while hunting can lead to serious injury to one self or to innocent bystanders. This is why Alabama requires most hunters to take hunter education courses, and to follow the 10 rules of firearm safety at all times when hunting.

Q. What are the technical requirements to take the online hunter safety course?

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Firefox 2.0
Chrome 3.0
Safari 2.0
Opera 9.0
Latest versions of Chrome,
Firefox, or Internet Explorer
Operating System Windows XP or
Mac OS 9
Windows 7 or
Mac OS X
Screen Resolution 1024x768
Internet Connection dial-up high-speed