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Gamekeeping

Scotland`s Rural College (SRUC)

Venues

Elmwood Campus

Content

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.

You will be involved in all aspects of the provision and management of field sports.

Your practical skills will be further enhanced on two work placements totalling a month – the perfect chance to show a potential employer what you’re made of. You will also take industry certificates such as the Deer Management Qualification Level 1.

Entry Requirements

3 subjects at National 4 including English.

Progression Routes

Gamekeeping and Wildlife Management

Start Date

September

Qualification

NC

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year

Department

Countryside and Environment

SCQF Level

5

Website

www.sruc.ac.uk

Career Sectors

Agriculture

Aquaculture and Fishing

Arboriculture and Horticulture

Earth Studies

Environmental and Rural Resource Management

Environmental Services

Forestry

Work with Animals