What is special about this course?
This 2 day course covers the 7 key aspects of deer management both practical and theoretical.
All participants must hold appropriate insurance and must not be barred from holding a firearm.
A Firearms Certificate is not required.
Some experience of working with deer is desirable, as well as a working knowledge of the British Deer Society Training Manual for Deer Stalkers.
- Deer biology and ecology
- Identification of deer species
- Relevant legislation
- Deer stalking
- Health and safety considerations
How will I study my course?
The course is a combination of theory and practical so expect classroom sessions and hill sessions.
How long will my course last?
An introductory half day, plus 2 days over a weekend. Full attendance is essential.
Where can I study my course?
- Fort William
This course can be scheduled through any of our ten college centres depending on numbers. Call your local college centre for up to date information and to express your interest.
The cost includes most materials and equipment.
What can I do on completion of my course?
You could progress on to Deer Stalking Certificate Level 2
This qualification will put you in a better position if seeking work on a shooting estate.
Is there more information available online?
You can use the above QR code to connect directly to the course details.