The BDS Deer Management course is tailored for stalkers, landowners and managers – the decision makers dealing with deer management issues within a variety of habitats.
It is also suitable for individuals who might during the course of their work need to advise others on deer management matters and for those simply wishing to extend their general deer Management knowledge. The course is of 3 days duration
At the end of each course candidates are required to sit a short answer question paper and produce a representative deer management report. On successful completion students are awarded with a Lantra Award Certificate.
Our Deer Management Courses are taught to a high level by Lantra Accredited Instructors who have gained their practical and deer management skills through many years working in the industry.
Course Content includes:
Report Writing, Deer Management Principles & Tutorials, Census Techniques, Population Dynamics, Cull Planning, Cull selection, Deer and Forestry, Deer and Agriculture, Food Safety and Larders, Park Deer, Record Keeping
Pre requisites: The course caters for students with varying degrees of experience and from diverse backgrounds. Students are normally required to have completed DSC1, the training department will advise potential students regarding entry qualification.