Frequently Asked Questions

Q. What is the Georgia Online Hunter Safety Course Completion Certificate?

A. The Georgia Course Completion Certificate is issued once you have completed the Georgia Online Hunter Safety Course. The certificate is your admission ticket into a Georgia Hunter Safety Review Class where you will complete your hunter safety training and obtain your Georgia Hunter Education Certificate.

Q. Is the Georgia Online Course Completion Certificate the same as a Hunter Education Certificate?

A. No. The Online Course Completion Certificate is proof that you have passed the online hunter safety course and allows you to take part in a Hunter Safety Review Class, where you will be issued a hunter education certificate once you have successfully completed the final hunter safety exam.

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

A. The traditional Georgia hunter safety classroom course lasts a minimum of 10-12 hours and is usually given over the span of a weekend or several weeknights. With the online hunter safety course, you can do the bulk of the course work from home in an interactive and engaging online environment. Thanks to’s professionally narrated course content, detailed illustrations and over 60 interactive animations, you will have fun learning all the aspects of hunting and firearm safety and only have to show up to a single 2 hour instructor-led review class that is followed by the final exam to get certified.

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

A. Anyone born after January 1, 1961 must have a valid hunter education certificate before they can obtain a Georgia hunting license. For more information you can check out the Georgia 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 Georgia Hunter Education Certificate?

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

  1. Study the free Online Hunter Safety Course
  2. Pass each chapter's hunting safety test
  3. Purchase the Online Hunter Safety Course Completion Certificate
  4. Attend a 2-Hour Review Class to get certified.

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

A. The online hunter safety course is available to anyone at any time. However we strongly recommend that you locate a Review Class in your area before you get too far into the online course. Review Classes might be difficult to find in certain areas, so plan ahead!

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

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

Q. How do I purchase the Online Course Completion Certificate?

A. Once you have successfully completed the hunter safety course you will be permitted to make payment for the Certificate. 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 Georgia 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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Browser Internet Explorer 9.0
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