This course provides the ideal mix of practical skills training and background knowledge. Elmwood 'keepers two estates in Fife and this is where your practical training will take pace. You will also experience residential visits to upland estates for red deer and grouse management.
Throughout the course students will be involved in all aspects of the provision and management of field sports including being actively involved in the preparation and running of shoot days at the local estate. During the course you will also have the opportunity to undertake industry certified courses such as Deer Management Qualification Level 1, ATV training and snaring accreditation.
Content includes: Deer Stalking; Use of Shotguns and Rifles; Pest and Predator Control; Gamebird Production and Hatchery; Gun Dog Care and Handling.
3 subjects at National 4 including English.
Gamekeeping and Wildlife Management
Environment, Conservation and Sustainability