3 EASY steps to Hunter Certification:

1. Sign Up!

One-time course fee. $29.00

2. Study & Pass Online

Log in and out & study at your own pace.

3. Need a Field Day?

Print your certificate or sign up for a field day.

*Are you 18 years of age and older?
Get certified completely online!

Pass your hunter safety education course from the comfort of your own home. No struggles to book a field day, no travel time, no worries. Everything you need to study and pass your hunter safety education at your fingertips.

Log in & out and study at your own pace, on your time, on your schedule. Once complete you're ready to purchase your hunting license and get hunting!

Who needs HUNTERcourse.com

Do I need to take Field Day?

Students 11-17 years of age are required to take a field day to complete their Iowa Hunter Education Certification. Students who are 18 years of age and older are not required to take a field day, but have the option if they want additional hands-on training. Field Day Info.

Who needs HUNTERcourse.com

HEAR the fully narrated study guide &
SEE concepts just like you would in the field!

HUNTERcourse.com is fully narrated. All materials, including quizzes, are illustrated or animated. You don't just read.

You hear, see and interact with the course. That means you learn more.

Get up close and interactive
with the ONLY course powered by HE Tools!

HE Tools is the groundbreaking set of interactive animations used by hunting instructors in the classroom. These professional tools are built into HUNTERcourse.com.

You get the highest level of instruction at home, at your fingertips, whenever you want. Start using HE Tools and HUNTERcourse.com now.

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  • International Hunter Education Association
  • National Shooting Sports Foundation
  • Treestand Manufacturers Association
  • Better Business Bureau
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Sign Up
and Study

Each chapter in the course ends with a quiz on which you need to score 80%. Then, when you get to the end of the course, you'll take a final exam. Don't worry about failing! You can repeat each quiz and exam if needed. The one-time course fee is $29.00.

Youth Hunter? After passing the online portion of your Iowa Hunter Education course, you'll receive a voucher to attend a mandatory Field Day. The state of Iowa requires that you show this voucher to the certified Field Day operator.

18 and older? After successfully completing the Iowa Online Only Course, you will have met all the Iowa Hunter Education requirements. The one-time fee of $29.00 gives you access to print out your permanent Iowa Hunter Education Card. You can now legally buy an Iowa hunting license.

Course Fee

Select and sign up for your course. If you are between the ages of 11 and 17, sign up for Youth Hunter. 18 years of age or older? Sign up Online Only.

Whichever course you choose, signing up and studying is free, and all material is professionally narrated and accompanied with eye-popping illustrations, interactive games and high-quality animations.

Attend Your Field Day & Get Your Certificate

Youth Hunter? After completing the online Iowa Youth Hunter course, book and attend your mandatory Iowa Field Day.

Remember, your Field Day voucher is required to participate in this event! After completing your field day, you will receive your Iowa Hunter Education Card.