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.
Sign up for a course
The following is a step-by-step walk-through that will help you register for a Hunter Education Program course. Choose a 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
After you register
What to bring to class
- Registration certificate — You may purchase a certificate at any division office or the nearest hunting and fishing license agent.
- A pencil and eraser
- A parent or guardian (if you're under the age of 16)
- Where to practice your shooting
- Download targets
- Utah's Trial Hunting Program
Youth Hunter Education Challenge (YHEC)
National Archery in the Schools Program (NASP)