Land and Wildlife (Game)- Advanced Technical Extended Diploma
Agriculture, Horticulture and Animal Care
We are only accepting one application per candidate.
What will you be working towards?
Course Provider Certificate
Is your passion in Game and Wildlife? If you’re looking to become either a Head Keeper or a Wider Estate Manager, this is the course for you.
Gamekeeping and wildlife conservation have much in common, both require the sensitive management of the woodland and countryside habitat. This course aims to provide you with the traditional practical skills required for the modern gamekeeper, who is also often responsible for estate management.
The course provides a practical understanding of game, fish and deer management along with the underpinning knowledge required by countryside managers. Whilst on the course, students will carry out wide and varied practical tasks related to gamekeeping on the college estate, supplemented by visits to various estates within the local vicinity. During your course, you will assist with running the College shoot.
Health and Safety
Land-Based Machinery operations
Principles of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation
Use of firearms
Shooting sport in the UK
Freshwater and wetland management
Commercial Deer Stalking
Pest and predator control
Woodland Habitat Management
How will it be delivered?
You'll need to have achieved 4 or more GCSEs between Grade A-C (new grades 9-4) including English, Maths and a Science
Successful completion of a related Level 2 qualification
Mature students without the above requirements will be considered
Your next steps...
This course is aimed at those who are looking for a career in practical gamekeeping, fish management, deer management, and estate management. On completion of the course students can progress on to the Foundation Degree in Countryside Management or obtain employment in the following: