Gamekeeping - NC


21 Aug 2023


14 Jun 2024

This course combines College-based theory with work experience and has the following content: Gamekeeping Health and Safety, Shoot Day Skills, Predator and Pest Control, Deer Biology, Work Experience, Introduction to Grouse Management, Safe Use of Shotgun and Sporting Rifle, Game Bird Rearing, Quarry Species, Game Meat Hygiene, An Introduction to Public Relations, Deer Biology, Deer Management Qualifications Level 1 and Core Skills.

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NC in Gamekeeping at SCQF Level 5


36 weeks block release, The attendance will be 5 days for 3 weeks in College and 5 days for 3 weeks on placement over 36 weeks,


Newtown St Boswells Campus

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Entry requirements

Candidates should have relevant industrial experience.Subject to satisfactory interview and 1 positive reference.

Progression opportunities

Successful students may progress to the Modern Apprenticeship SVQ Level 2 Gamekeeping Course part time or HNC Gamekeeping with Wildlife Management.


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