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Gamekeeping

Borders College

Venues

Newtown St Boswells Campus

Content

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.

Entry Requirements

Should have relevant industrial experience. Subject to satisfactory interview and two positive references.

Progression Routes

HNC Gamekeeping with Wildlife Management.

Start Date

August

Qualification

NC

Study Method

Part time (block release)

Course Length

1 year

Department

Land and Animal Management

SCQF Level

5

Career Sectors

Agriculture

Aquaculture and Fishing

Arboriculture and Horticulture

Earth Studies

Environmental and Rural Resource Management

Environmental Services

Forestry

Work with Animals