“The lecturers have given us lots of contacts with estates throughout the year. The best part of the course for me was going out on practicals and meeting employers."Niall Wright, Level 3 Game and Wildlife
Join a highly successful department with a renowned record of training courses for gamekeepers and those involved in all aspects of estate and wildlife management.
Game and Wildlife Management at Sparsholt College has an enviable reputation in the industry as a centre for the training and development of outstanding students, who successfully progress to a career in the industry.
This success is built on the outstanding facilities that students use, both at the college and in the local and national industry, to develop knowledge and skills to a high standard, valued by employers.
Sparsholt provides training for gamekeepers employed by some of the country’s most important estates including some royal estates.
“I studied Agriculture and Environmental Science at Newcastle University and have taught hundreds of gamekeeping students (some of whom are now head keepers on prestigious estates across the country). I also enjoy deer stalking and manage roe deer on two local estates.”
Gamekeeper; Deer Park Warden or Keeper; Deer Stalker; Pest Controller; Gundog Trainers; Game Farmer
Game and Wildlife Centre; rifle and shooting range; Sika deer herd; semi-ancient natural woodland area; fishing lake which attracts wildlife and wetland species…