Deer Stalking Levels 1 and 2 Certificate

What is special about this course?

This Deer Stalking Short course, training and assessment has been designed to help you achieve the Deer Stalking Certificate at Level 1 or 2 or for Level 1 and 2 Deer Management qualifications.

The course has been designed to be as accessible as possible to allow you to gain this qualification. The National Qualification units are available online or by home study with tutorial support but one weekend attendance on a Scottish estate is required. Training and assessment for Deer Management Qualifications for professional stalkers, or anyone with an interest in deer management, is available.

Entry requirements

  • There are no formal entry requirements but knowledge of the subject area would be beneficial.
  • The use of firearms
  • Care of equipment
  • Care of the guest
  • Deer management and larder work
  • Deer biology and ecology
  • Deer identification
  • Wild game hygiene

The practical elements can take place at North Highland College UHI or on any estate or land approved by the landowner and North Highland College.

How will I study my course?

  • Open Learning

How long will my course last?


By negotiation


Where can I study my course?

    • Thurso

Start date

By negotiation

Fees

For the latest information on fees please see our fees policy.

What can I do on completion of my course?

  • HNC Gamekeeping with Wildlife Management.
  • Enhanced career prospects within the game and wildlife management industry.

Is there more information available online?

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Apply for Deer Stalking Levels 1 and 2 Certificate

We are delighted that you are thinking about studying at North Highland College UHI. North Highland College operates a fair and open admissions system committed to equality of opportunity and non-discrimination. We consider all applications on merit and on the basis of ability to achieve, without discrimination on grounds of age, disability, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity status, race, religion and/or belief, sex, sexual orientation or socio-economic background. We welcome applications from all prospective students and aim to provide appropriate and efficient services to students with disabilities.

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