What will I learn?
During this course you’ll discover the theory and practical aspects needed for the management of game and deer and their associated habitats. You’ll be involved in a range of practical activities both at the College and off-site at local shooting estates, where you’ll be working alongside their gamekeepers.
You’ll also put your skills into practice during a work placement, either with an industry-based employer or at the College, which will help you to build up valuable contacts and potentially gain employment.
â€¢ Game and deer management and bird rearing
â€¢ Conservation and improvement of British habitats
â€¢ Industry skills development
â€¢ Introduction to firearms
â€¢ Pest and predator control
â€¢ Estate maintenance
â€¢ Maths and English Skills
You will be required to work towards Maths or English GCSE if you do not have a grade C/4 or above.
What grades will I need?
Maths and English GCSEs at grade D/3, plus two other GCSEs at grade D/3 or Level 1 qualification plus a good school or college reference.
What can I study next?
â€¢ Level 3 Advanced Technical Certificate/Diploma Land and Wildlife Management (Game) or (Countryside)
â€¢ Apprenticeship in Gamekeeping at Level 3
â€¢ Pest controller
â€¢ Estate worker
â€¢ Wildlife Ranger