This full-time course is ideal for anyone interested in outdoor practical skills and is a great introduction to gamekeeping. Throughout the course you will learn a range of gamekeeping disciplines including habitat management and caring for game animals.
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You have a keen interest in conservation, game and wildlife management and wish to develop good practical skills.
GCSE English and mathematics at grade E or 2, or equivalent qualifications at Entry Level 3.
Practical skills in wildlife and habitat management and rearing and caring for game animals. You will also develop a basic understanding of tractor operation and maintenance.
To complete an additional qualification in Work Skills, alongside your game and wildlife training. A practical work placement within the industry one day per week is highly recommended.
Working outdoors as part of a team, building your confidence and self-awareness.
further study such as our Conservation, Game & Wildlife Technical Certificate Level 2, or our Game & Wildlife Management Apprenticeship Level 2.
Robb Dunn Head of Land-based & Food Studies
Food and farming expert Rob Dunn has recently joined the leadership team for Duchy and Bicton College had has taken on the role of curriculum lead, overseeing education provision across the region and projects such as the new Future Farm scheme; the £10 million creation of a new skills centre, dairy unit and pioneering research centre at Duchy College Stoke Climsland. Rob has worked at a number of land-based colleges around the UK. Rob also presents a weekly farming show for a Cornish radio station and is a judge for the British Farming Awards.
*Courses listed on this website are indicative of the subject, nature and level of study. The college reserves the right to alter specific qualifications titles, awarding bodies and levels of qualification, which can change in year. Any cost may also vary, based on personal funding eligibility.