With coronavirus-related restrictions loosening in some areas of the state, Hunter Education instructors may elect to schedule courses with small, in-person field day sessions. For more information, check the "Additional Instructions" section of the course you wish to register for.
Virtual field day options will continue to be available. If you register for a virtual field day, your Hunter Education instructor will email you detailed instructions on how to complete the field day requirements.
Your instructor will also provide additional details and instructions for completing the final exam, whether through an online meeting platform or another no-contact arrangement.
The Utah Hunter Education Program helps you learn essential safety skills and develop practical techniques useful for hunting. Completion of a basic hunter education course is required to obtain a hunting license in Utah if you were born after Dec. 31, 1965. All courses offered by the Utah Hunter Education Program are nationally recognized.
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Choose a Hunter Education Program course to learn more about it.
This course is required to obtain a hunting license in Utah if you were born after Dec. 31, 1965. The course includes instruction on firearm safety, hunter responsibility, wildlife management, survival and more. You have two options for completing this course:
This course is required to obtain a furbearer license in Utah if you were born after Dec. 31, 1984. The course includes instruction in safe and responsible trapping. The course teaches proper trapping technique and device usage. You have two options for completing this course:
- Bowhunter education
Extended archery orientation
Successful completion of the Extended Archery Orientation Course is required to participate in the extended archery hunts.