What is special about this course?
Gamekeeping offers a challenging and rewarding way of life and the emphasis on this course is the practical 'hands on' training. Previous course participants have gone on to find full-time employment in estates throughout Britain.
This practical, hands-on course in combined with blocks of College study where you will develop skills through practical study on an estate, attendance at College classes and visits/guest speakers.
Entrants should be at least 17 years of age, with a reasonably high standard of physical fitness.
You should hold 3 Standard Grades at level 4 or above or 3 National 4 qualifications.
Mature students, or those not holding the required qualifications will be considered on individual merit.
Gamekeeping SVQ level 2 would be helpful.
This course units includes:
- high ground estates with deer stalking
- grouse shooting
- fishing on the famous northern salmon rivers
- low ground estates with pheasant, partridge and wildfowl shooting.
How will I study my course?
- Full Time
The emphasis is on practical 'hands on' training
How long will my course last?
Full time over 1 year
Where can I study my course?
For the latest information on fees please see our fees policy.
What can I do on completion of my course?
- HNC Gamekeeping with Wildlife Management
- Enhanced career prospects within the game and wildlife management industry.
Is there more information available online?
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