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DSC 1 Course 30th March - 1st April 2018

Dunnyboe Rifle and Pistol Target Club is pleased to announce that it is holding a Deer Stalking Course Level 1. The course will be run over the three days from 30th March until 1st April. The course will run from Friday evening, Saturday and Sunday.



Dunnyboe Rifle and Pistol Target Club, Strabane 

This intensive two day training course is delivered by one of our experienced instructors with a blend of theoretical and practical skills, fulfilling the requirements of the DSC 1 assessment.

What is involved?
Deer biology and ecology. 
Stalking techniques and taking the shot. 
Deer identification. 
Large Game Meat Hygiene.

Deer Stalking Certificate 1

Accrediting Body

Candidates who complete all 5 elements of the DSC 1 assessment will have their papers internally verified by the assessment centre (SRUC Barony Campus). Provided there are no problems, we will then advise DMQ who will then issue a DSC1 certificate.

Entry Requirements
Some knowledge/experience of Stalking is advantageous but not a requirement

Certification/Award on Completion
Deer Stalking Certificate 1

What you will need to bring
Pen and paper and manual. You will require a deer legal rifle for the shooting assessment scheduled for the Sunday. Rifles available on request.

£320.00 including assessment and training manual..


To register your interest or to book your place please contact the CAI office on 02892 639911 and we will forward your details to the course administrator.

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