Gamekeeping NC

What is special about this course?

Gamekeeping offers a challenging and rewarding way of life and the emphasis on this course is the practical 'hands on' training. Previous course participants have gone on to find full-time employment in estates throughout Britain.

This practical, hands-on course in combined with blocks of College study where you will develop skills through practical study on an estate, attendance at College classes and visits/guest speakers.

Entry requirements

Entrants should be at least 17 years of age, with a reasonably high standard of physical fitness.

You should hold 3 Standard Grades at level 4 or above or 3 National 4 qualifications.

Mature students, or those not holding the required qualifications will be considered on individual merit.

Gamekeeping SVQ level 2 would be helpful.

This course units includes:

  • high ground estates with deer stalking
  • grouse shooting
  • fishing on the famous northern salmon rivers
  • low ground estates with pheasant, partridge and wildfowl shooting.

How will I study my course?

  • Full Time

The emphasis is on practical 'hands on' training


How long will my course last?


Full time over 1 year


Where can I study my course?

    • Thurso

Start date

September.

Fees

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

What can I do on completion of my course?

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