Register for the Yukon hunter education course

Register for the Hunter Education and Ethics Development (HEED) course

  1. Complete the online part of the course.
  2. Complete at least 8 hours of online course material to get your online completion number. This number will be used to register for the classroom session.
  3. Contact your local Department of Environment office to register for a classroom session. Make sure you have your online completion number handy.

Yukon hunters born after April 1, 1987 must complete this course to get a hunting licence. This free course will help you improve your hunting skills.

English language course

Date: Wednesday, May 12
Time: 6 to 9 p.m.
Location: Virtual
Instructor: Jim Welsh

French language course

Watch this page for upcoming French HEED opportunities.

Other communities

For information about HEED in communities, email

What you'll learn

  • How to be a responsible hunter.
  • Hunting laws and regulations.
  • Wildlife management.
  • How to prepare for the outdoors.
  • How to identify wildlife.
  • Field techniques.
  • Firearm safety.

Additional training you may need

Canadian Firearms Safety Course (CFSC)

Canadian residents 18 and over must pass this course to own or buy firearms and ammunition. You can take the CFSC course through the Whitehorse Rifle and Pistol Club. Private contractors teach the course in communities.


For questions about registering for the Hunter Education and Ethics Development course email or phone: 867-667-8005 or toll free in Yukon: 1-800-661-0408, ext. 8005.