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The main purpose of the hunter education course is to train safe, legal and responsible hunters. Topics covered include understanding wildlife management, wildlife identification, ethics, laws and regulations, and firearms safety and handling.

Additional Information


In order to purchase a hunting license in Michigan, an individual born on or after January 1, 1960, is required to successfully complete an approved hunter education course. Michigan’s traditional hunter education course is taught by a dedicated core of certified volunteer instructors and Michigan conservation officers.

About the Class:
  • In person, traditional classroom setting including hands on training.
  • Minimum of 10 hours over a minimum of two days.
  • Written test (80% or better to pass) and practice assessment (pass/fail).
  • Maximum $10 fee.
  • No minimum age requirement; however, students under 10 years of age shall be accompanied by a parent, legal guardian or other adult approved by parent or legal guardian.
Managed & Approved by:

Michigan Department of Natural Resources

Search Results

Nov 2022

Hunter Education - Traditional Course

Registration Open 2 of 12 seats remaining


Burt Township School
27 Colwell St
Grand Marais, MI 49839
Date & Times:
Nov 28, 2022 3:30PM - 5:30PM EST

Taught by:

Robert JAMES Hughes

Dec 2022

Hunter Education - Traditional Course

Registration Open 31 of 60 seats remaining


Oakland County Sheriff's Office
1200 N Telegraph Bldg 38E
Pontiac, MI 48341
Date & Times:
Dec 15, 2022 5:00PM - 9:00PM EST
Dec 17, 2022 8:00AM - 3:00PM EST

Taught by:

Larry P Crake