Hunter Education Internet + Field Course - 12/02/2017 - (237206)

Class #237206

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Dec 2
08:30 am - 01:30 pm

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Instructor: John Thompson

About the Course

The Internet + Field Course is ideal for those under 17 years of age and adults wanting a more hands-on field and live-fire experience during the basic course. We recommend younger students be accompanied by an adult during the field course. The certification process consists of two parts:

  • Online Course: Complete the FREE TPWD on NRA online course option.
  • Field Course: Attend a course with a TPWD certified instructor. The fee for the Field Course is $15.00. Some instructors may charge additional fees associated with a shooting range or other facility.

ONLINE COURSE: Free Online courses include TPWD and NRA. For TPWD, please print out the results of the FINAL QUIZ. For NRA, please print off the Field Course Voucher. Both allow you entry to an approved Field Course. Be sure to register for a known field course near you prior to taking the online course. Note: If you search a browser for an online course, you may get information about PAY-FOR courses which apply only to those 17 years of age or older.

FIELD COURSE: A Field Course is typically completed in about 4 hours (min.) a discussion of ethics, a skills course and live-fire exercises. You must pre-register for this course, preferably before you complete the free online course.

ARRIVAL: When you arrive at the Field Course:

  • Pay the $15 fee to the instructor. Some instructors may charge additional fees for a shooting range or other facility.
  • Demonstrate good knowledge, skills and attitude.
  • Take the written exam and score at least 75% to pass.

More questions? Check our FAQ page.

Hunter Education with Gun Shot First Aid Texas is now using an online registration system. You can reach the registration page from any Internet capable device. Please use the link provided below to build a unique profile for each student and sign up for this class.
  1. Online + Field Course- Completion of an approved online course plus a "field day" including live-fire and other skill-based activities. Register for a field course near you before completing your online course. (Bring pencil & pen, camp chair, hearing and eye protection and your lunch & drinks)
Each student must use a unique email address, username and password! Be sure to remember them as you will return to this web page to print their Hunter Education Certification at a later date after the class. The system will automatically provide you with a reminder email about 24 hours before the class. Please use this link to register for a class and be sure to retain your Username and Password! After the class is over and I completed entering the information from the class you will also go back to this website to print your permanent Hunter Education Certification cards. Make sure you retain your Username and Password! I know I have said this at least three times...  because it is important. If you do run into technical difficulties please call 1 (800) 792-1112 and follow the prompts to Hunter Education. INSTRUCTOR NOTES: Hunter Education Class at WNS Sport Shooting Range 16 Nottingham Lane, Boerne, TX, 78006 Instructors: Dan Griffin & Jack Thompson 8:30 am until finished – be flexible DO NOT BRING PERSONAL FIREARMS OR AMMO ONTO THE RANCH! Rifles, ammo, target stands and targets provided. From San Antonio go west on IH-10. Take the Ranger Creek Road Exit #438 and turn left under the highway. Turn right at the stop sign. Go approximately 3 miles and turn left on to Upper Cibolo Creek road. Go about two miles and find Nottingham Lane, turn right. In ¼ mile you will find two ranch gates (#15 & #16). Wait without blocking the road at #16. Someone will be there about 8:15 to let the vehicles in. Once through the ranch gate follow the caliche road to the first right. Park in the open area to the left of the old red shed and follow the game trail down to the rifle range. We will gather near the shooting house. Cost for the Hunter Education class is $15.00. There is an additional $15.00 fee for the GSW Portion of the class. This will be collected in the first hour. Please bring exact cash this is a ranch not a bank! Parents you are welcome to stay with your student, however if you decide to leave please ensure the student has a way to contact you. Once they start the written test we are done in about an hour. If you leave be aware of the time it takes to return and re-enter the ranch.