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You are interested in game and wildlife management and would like to develop the skills you will need to work in this sector.
Five GCSEs at grade C or 5, including English and maths.
About game bird management, deer management, pest and predator control, farm habitat management, shoot management, woodland management, land-based machinery operation, game and coarse fisheries management and understanding working dogs.
Realistic hands-on experience of working on game and wildlife habitat management projects, local sites, shooting estates and woodlands. Assessment includes both coursework and exams.
Using the College shooting estates to gain skills in rearing game birds, the control of pests and vermin and managing and assessing the health and welfare of game. Opportunities for European study are also available.
Employment, an apprenticeship, or our Gamekeeping & Wildlife Management Extended Technical Diploma Level 3.
Nick Taylor Course Manager - Conservation & Countryside
Nick has spent many years working in the conservation sector, in many roles: as a keeper at London Zoo, Taronga Zoo Sydney, the Monkey Sanctuary near Looe and as a warden at the Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust. He's travelled the world to experience all manner of wildlife in their natural habitats, and has been to every continent except South America and Antarctica. For the last 15 years Nick has been teaching at Duchy College and is their resident expert in wildlife identification.
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