You can choose between two hunter education course options. The first option is the Traditional Hunter Education Course. It includes a minimum of 10 hours of classroom, homework, and field instruction and successful completion of a final exam. You can view a list of options at the Traditional Hunter Education website. The second option is to attend an online course. You have to complete the course and also take a four-hour follow up class with a certified Hunter Education Instructor. You can view online course listings at California Hunter Ed. Follow up classes can be found on the California Department of Fish and Wildlife website.
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