Frequently Asked Questions

Q. What is the Nebraska Hunter Safety Course Field Day Voucher?

A. The Nebraska Field Day Voucher is issued once you have completed the Nebraska Online Hunter Safety Course. The voucher is your admission ticket into a Nebraska Field Day where you will complete your hunter safety training and obtain your Nebraska Hunter Education Certification.

Q. Is the Nebraska Field Day Voucher the same as a Hunter Education Certificate?

A. No. The Field Day Voucher allows you to take part in a Field Day, where you will be issued a hunter education certificate once you have successfully completed all field day activities and the final hunter safety exam.

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

A. The traditional Nebraska Hunter Education Course must include a minimum of 10 hours of teaching time and take place over a minimum of 2 days. With the online hunter safety course, you can do the bulk of the course work from home. You will only need to attend a single Field Day to get your Nebraska Hunter Education Certification.

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 a Nebraska Hunting License. For more information you can check out the Nebraska 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 Nebraska Hunter Education Certification?

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

  1. Study the free Online Hunter Safety Course
  2. Pass each chapter's hunting safety quiz and final exam
  3. Purchase the Field Day Voucher
  4. Attend the Nebraska Field Day

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 Field Day in your area before you get too far into the online course. Field Days 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 Field Day Voucher, you must pass each chapter quiz with a grade of at least 80% and the final exam with 75%.

Q. How do I purchase the Field Day Voucher?

A. Once you have successfully completed the hunter safety course, you will be permitted to make payment for the Field Day 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 Nebraska requires most hunters to take hunter education courses.

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,
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Operating System Windows XP or
Mac OS 9
Windows 7 or
Mac OS X
>Screen Resolution 1024x768
>Internet Connection dial-up high-speed