Hunter Education Classroom Course - 07/14/2018 - (289807)

Class #289807

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Jul 14
09:00 am - 05:00 pm
15570 S IH 35 Frontage Rd, Buda, TX 78610
Buda, TX 78610
Classrooms are at the back - upstairsGet directions
Instructor: Thomas Seitz

About the Course

This course is designed for novice or young hunters, ages 9 years and above. The course covers the core competencies of firearm and hunting safety, hunting ethics and wildlife conservation. All materials are provided. The Hunter Education Classroom Course lasts a maximum of 6 hours of classroom instruction. This time does not include registration, breaks, test administration and certification card distribution. Courses are offered across the state year round and are taught by certified volunteer instructors. The fee for the certification is $15. Some instructors may apply additional charges for the class, such as range or facility fees. Pre-registration is required. Check with the instructor for directions and any special instructions prior to going to class.

Be sure to verify with the instructor that the class you are registering for is the Classroom Course.

You may also contact your local Texas Parks and Wildlife Department office or call TPWD Austin headquarters at 1-800-792-1112, ext. 4999.

When you arrive at the course:

  1. Pay the fee to the instructor.
  2. Attend the entire course.
  3. Take the written exam and get at least 75% correct to pass.
  4. Upon successful completion, you may receive a temporary card from the instructor. You may legally hunt with a valid Texas hunting license and your temporary certification card. Your permanent Texas Hunter Education certification card will be available for downloading and printing from your Account Profile.
  More questions? Check our FAQ page.
                                       #1)    BASIC  
                                 CLASSROOM COURSE
#1)     Basic Hunter Education / Safety Certification Class
          This is a 6 - 7 hour of classroom instruction & test.  
           It is complete in itself.  (  9 AM to 5:00 PM )

This  include a multiple choice test requiring 75% correct to pass.   That leads to the required certification to go hunting unattended.
Note:   Times vary by class size and structure. 

Note:   If your concerned about your child absorbing the material or their test taking,  I recommend using  the On-line as a pre-study / homework.  Then take the Basic classroom version to repeat / reinforce the material and ad learning / comprehension.

I truly want everyone of my student to due well / pass the test and
I've had good success.
  CLASSROOM Course  SYLLABUS : (9 AM-5:00 PM)
-  History of hunting &
    Foundation of Hunter Education in the U.S.
-  Safety  in the Outdoors
-  Game / target identification ( A Focus for Texas )
-  Planning your hunt

-   LUNCH   (   12:00 AM  -  1:00  PM )
-  -  Fundamentals  of  weapons / firearms -  
       A hunter's perspective
-  SAFETY,  safe hunting,  
-  LEGAL  &  NOT LEGAL  basics for  hunting.
-  ETHICS   -  basic issues in sportmanship for  hunting.
Key points for this class:

A) Please bring pen and notepad for taking notes.

B) Likewise  bring water / drinks for during class.
     We will break for about an hour for lunch. 
     You may bring your  own lunch or go out.
D)  If a student is under 9 years old 
      they must be accompanied at the class.
E) Only those requesting a certificate of completion 
     will be charged for the class,
I.E.  Parents are welcome to monitor / audit the class for free.

This class is taught in accordance with the Texas Parks & Wildlife Department.
Every hunter (including out-of-state hunters) born on or after September 2, 1971, must successfully complete a Hunter Education Training Course; The minimum age of certification is 9 years. To hunt in Texas if you were born on or after September 2, 1971 and are:
under 9 years of age, you must be accompanied
age 9-16, you must successfully complete a hunter education course, or you must be accompanied *
age 17 and over, you must successfully complete a hunter education course or purchase a “Hunter Education Deferral” and you must be accompanied *
accompanied means: by a person who is at least 17, who is licensed to hunt in Texas, who has passed hunter education or is exempt (born before 9/2/71), and you must be within normal voice control.

Proof of certification or deferral is required to be on your person while hunting.
Certification is not required to purchase a hunting license.
At the time of class we will complete registration.  You may pay in cash or be prepared to write a check. 
I can not process credit cards.
Thomas L. Seitz ( BUCK )
PH: 512-388-5300
Thomas L. Seitz; ( BUCK )