Land and Wildlife (Game) - Level 2 Technical Certificate

Agriculture, Horticulture and Animal Care

Agriculture, Horticulture and Animal Care
Agriculture, Horticulture and Animal Care
We are only accepting one application per candidate.

What will you be working towards?

Code GAF002/PROG
Qualification Type Other Regulated/Accredited Qualification
Qualification Level Level 2
Course type Full Time


At Plumpton, we have many courses to choose from that cater to the animal management industry. So if you’re looking for a college course to start your career in game management, this is certainly the course for you.

You’ll enjoy a mixture of interesting theory lessons and lots of fantastic practical sessions where you’ll learn all about the wide range of rural industries and habitats.

This course also gives you a sound background in countryside management, estate skills, and gamekeeping.

This programme is designed for those who are interested in a successful career working in the countryside. It has a mixture of theory and practical sessions where you will learn about the wide range of rural industries and habitats, as well as develop practical skills in a range of subjects including forestry, countryside management, gamekeeping, and estate skills.


You can look forward to a varied programme of modules that also includes a work placement. You’ll also continue your English and Maths up to GCSE level. Modules include:
  • Conservation of British Habitats
  • Machinery Operations
  • Estate Skills
  • Heath and Safety
  • Work Experience
  • Firearms safety
  • Pest and predator control
  • Maintenance of game and deer populations
  • Game and deer species in the UK
  • Assist with shooting activities

How will it be delivered?


Entry requirements


  • You'll need to have achieved 3 or more GCSEs between Grade A-D (new grades 9-3)
  • Successful completion of a related Level 1 qualification plus GCSE English and Maths
  • Mature students without the above requirements will be considered

Your next steps...

After completing your course, you can choose to go on to study a Level 3 in Game Management or Fisheries Management at Plumpton.

Alternatively, you’ll have the skills to find employment in game and countryside-related industries including as an Estate Worker, Park Ranger or Under Keeper.