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Gamekeeping Certificate

Level 2

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Key Info

Learning Area   Agriculture & Countryside Management
Delivery Mode   Full-time
Duration   1 Year


Dates & Locations

Course Type   16-19, Adult
Location   Duchy College Stoke Climsland
Start Date   05/09/2021

Creating and maintaining good, healthy habitats which are beneficial to all wildlife is at the heart of a gamekeeper’s job. Gamekeeping has changed significantly over the years and while you will still be responsible for the husbandry of both reared and wild game for shooting, your time will also be spent helping to shape the countryside and protecting its species.

Learn the skills needed for a career in gamekeeping and wildlife management, in an environment that brings the classroom theory to life. Our Duchy College Stoke Climsland campus offers plenty of opportunities for hands-on practical experience and is set in over 283 hectares. We also have strong links with the game conservancy, BASC, National Gamekeeping Organisation, Countryside Alliance, National Trust, RSPCA and the RSPB. We regularly work with Local shoots, Cornwall and Devon Wildlife Trust and Duchy Woodlands.

  What You Will Learn

Knowledge and skills in rearing game birds, the control of pests and vermin, managing and assessing health and welfare of game. You will also undertake game, fishery and wildlife habitat management on the College estate and gain a variety of experience and skills including practical work on local sites, shooting estates and woodlands.

  Entry Requirements

Four GCSEs at grade 3 or above including English and maths.

  Work Experience

As part of your course you will be required to carry out Work Experience and/or an Industry Placement.

  Assessment

Assessment includes both coursework and exams.

  Progression

Continue your studies with our Land & Wildlife Management Level 3 or go into employment.

Careers in this industry
- Game farming
- Pest control
- Estate maintenance
- Gamekeeper
- Ranger
- Estate manager

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# Gamekeeping # Conservation # Sustainablity # CountrysideManagement # game2021

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