Trapper education courses are offered by certified instructors. Dates and locations of classes are posted on DNR's website as they are scheduled by instructors. (http://www.dnrillinois.govisafety/Pages/Trapping.aspx) People who successfully complete courses taught by instructors are issued a Student Card that allows them to buy a trapping license.
A Trapper Education Course is also offered online. People who successfully complete the online course can print a certificate that allows them to buy a trapping license.