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GAMEKEEPING COURSE RI Farm
LEFT: The 2018/19 gamekeeping students completing a Larsen trap at Glenwherry Hill Farm.

By Bryan Irvine,

Sustainable Land Management Branch, CAFRE

CAFRE, together with the Irish Grouse Conservation Trust (IGCT) and the British Association for Shooting and Conservation (BASC), is currently recruiting for an introduction to gamekeeping part-time course.

The course, based at CAFRE’s Glenwherry Hill Farm Centre, covers a wide range of game-related topics including habitat management, predator control, game and rough shooting and the role of gundogs. The 10-day practical course is spread over six months, commencing in late September.

The course is accredited by City & Guilds with the formal title of ‘Principles of Live Quarry Shooting’ and additional certification in Safe Shot and Rifle Safe Shot are available within the course.

Application for the course is via the CAFRE industry training webpage: www.cafre.ac.uk/short-courses/gamekeeping/.

n For more information call Bryan Irvine on 028 9442 6825.

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