Hunter Education Program

Point of Contacts

Ken Mooney

Joe Vanarsdale

Jason Rector

Asa Lawhorn

Hunter Education Requirement

Effective March 1, 1991, all hunters born on or after January 1, 1975 shall while hunting carry a valid hunter education course completion card in addition to the appropriate Kentucky hunting license. A bow hunter not in possession of a firearm may carry a "National Bowhunter Education Program" course completion card in lieu of the hunter education card.

Get Hunter Education Certified

There are 3 ways to get certified in Hunter Education:

  1. Take the entire traditional course at a location near you.  View the schedule of classes here.
  2. Take the course by CD-ROM - Please call 800-858-1549 ext. 4404 to request a copy of the CD-ROM by mail.

If you took the course either online or by CD-ROM, you must complete the course by finding a Range DayView the schedule here 

Effective March 1, 2014

All hunter education courses statewide will require online pre-registration. Once students find the desired event on our website, follow the simple instructions in order to complete pre-registration. Online Pre-Registration will allow cards to be processed 3 times more quickly, save instructor’s valuable time, while also cutting back on paper waste.

Click here to re-print your Hunter Education Orange Card

Please visit the Calendar page for Schedule of Hunter Education Course events.