Level 2 Countryside and Environment (Gamekeeping) at Newton Rigg College
An introduction for those who would like to work towards a career in gamekeeping and wildlife management. All countryside managers including gamekeepers, estate managers and rangers will need to be even more aware of changing agricultural, forestry and habitat conservation practice than ever before.
• Shoot management • Game and wildlife management • Deer management • Ecology • Habitat creation and conservation • Estate skills • Pest and predator control • Work experience • Health and safety • English and maths
Opportunities exist to take additional specialist qualifications, e.g. ATV, Deer Stalking Certificate but charges may apply.
Usually at least 4 GCSEs at grade E or above including Maths and English (with Science desirable). Alternatively a suitable level 1 vocational qualification with English and Maths at Level 1
For financial information please contact 01768 893400 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Students completing the Level 2 to a high
standard would be considered for enrolment onto the Level 3
Extended Diploma in Countryside Management or Advanced
Apprenticeship in Gamekeeping.
Students may use this course to progress in careers
in the game industry e.g. Underkeeper or Beatkeeper level;
working with low ground game, grouse and/or deer; the
countryside industry at craft level e.g. as stonewallers, fencers.
After further study and experience there should be
progression opportunities to become single-handed
gamekeeper or wildlife manager.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Newton Rigg College directly.