Take the online course endorsed by the state of Illinois and receive your Illinois Hunter Education Certification of Completion.
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Students 17 years of age and younger are required to participate in a field day to complete their Illinois Hunter Education Certification. Students who are 18 years of age and older are not required to take a field day, but have the option to do so if they want additional hands-on training.
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The online Illinois Hunter Safety Course is $29.00. This will give you complete access to the online course and the chapter quizzes.
The Illinois Hunter Education Field Day Voucher is issued once you have completed the online Illinois Hunter Safety Course. The voucher is your admission ticket into an Illinois Hunter Safety Field Day, where you will complete your hunter safety training and obtain your Illinois Hunter Education Certificate.
The traditional Illinois hunter safety classroom course lasts a minimum of 10 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 coursework from your home in an interactive and engaging online environment. Thanks to HUNTERcourse.com'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 will only have to show up to a single 5-to-7-hour instructor-led Hunter Safety Field Day to get certified.
Anyone born on or after January 1, 1980, must have a valid Hunter Education Certificate before they can obtain an Illinois Hunting License. For more information you can check out the Illinois Hunting License and Hunter Education Requirements Page.
The Illinois Hunter Safety Course can be completed in 4 steps:
The online Hunter Safety Course is available to anyone at any time. However, we strongly recommend that you locate a Hunter Safety 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!
In order to pass the online Hunter Safety Course and get your Illinois HUNTERcourse.com Field Day Voucher or Safety Card, you must pass each chapter quiz and final exam with a grade of at least 80%.
If you need a new Hunter Safety Card, you must contact HUNTERcourse.com at 1-866-495-4868 or by email at [email protected].
The Field Day Voucher is required to attend the Illinois Hunter Safety Field Day. If you have lost your voucher you can sign in to your exam center and print out a new copy. You can also contact HUNTERcourse.com at 1-866-495-4868 or by email at [email protected] and we will send you a copy of your voucher. If you need a new Hunter Safety Card, you must contact HUNTERcourse.com.
You can take the online course at any time, day or night. However, courses must be completed within 90 days of payment. After 90 days, your access to the course will expire.
The Illinois HUNTERcourse.com course immerses you in an online hunter education course that is professionally narrated, beautifully illustrated, and designed to ensure your Illinois hunter education training is successful. All of our hunter courses include a groundbreaking set of interactive animations used by hunting instructors in the classroom.
HUNTERcourse.com offers online courses that are 100% mobile friendly from beginning to end. This means that the course is designed to work on all of your preferred devices, including: smartphones, tablets, laptops, or desktop computers.
HUNTERcourse.com allows you to complete your hunter education at your own pace. Your course can be completed in one sitting or a little at a time over a few days. It’s completely up to you. You may log in and out of the course at any time, we’ll keep track of your progress. You pick up the course where you left off.
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