At Plumpton we have a great deal of courses to choose from that cater for the animal management industry. So if you’re looking for a college course to start your career in game management, this is certainly the course for you.
You’ll enjoy a mixture of interesting theory lessons and lots of fantastic practical sessions where you’ll learn all about the wide range of rural industries and habitats.
This course also gives you a sound background in countryside management, estate skills and game keeping.
These are a suite of level 2 qualifications which can be studied in a variety of combinations to allow flexibility and to help you to develop the countryside skills you need.
Level 2 Certificate: you complete 2 subjects to study
Level 2 Extended Certificate: you complete 4 subjects to study
Level 2 Diploma: you complete all 6 subjects
This programme is designed for those who are interested in a successful career working in the countryside. It has a mixture of theory and practical sessions where you will learn about the wide range of rural industries and habitats, as well as develop practical skills in a range of subjects including forestry, countryside management, gamekeeping and estate skills.
- BTEC First at the level studied (outlined above) in Environmental Conservation
- Plumpton College Certificate
- Additional work related qualifications including Deer Stalking Certificates (DSC Level 1)
- College award, Functional Skills or GCSEs in English & maths
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Mature students without the above requirements will be considered
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1 year, full time
3 days per week
After completing your course, you can choose to go on to study a Level 3 in Game Management or Fisheries Management at Plumpton.
Alternatively you’ll have the skills to find employment in game and countryside-related industries including as an Estate Worker, Park Ranger or Under Keeper.
You can look forward to a varied programme of modules that also includes a work placement. You’ll also continue your English and Maths up to GCSE level. Modules include:
- Conservation and improvement of British habitats
- Land based machinery operations
- Game management
- Deer management
- English & Maths
- Environmental and land based business *
- Undertake work related experience *
- Participate in providing estate maintenance
(* compulsory units for Diploma only)
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