Deer Stalker Training


Please note members receive a discount on booking fees, if you are a member please login first to book onto courses.

Country Sports Ireland is a leading provider of training and expertise for those people involved in deer hunting throughout Ireland.

In the Republic of Ireland, the Country Sports Ireland Deer Stalking Training Course is acceptable to Coillte for any person hunting under licence on Coillte lands and also National Parks and Wildlife Service in respect of Section 42 Licence applications. It also generally accepted as evidence of competence by firearms licencing officers in An Garda Siochana.

The Country Sports Ireland Large Wild Game (Deer) meat hygiene course is also recognised by the appropriate Competent Authorities in the Republic of Ireland (Food Safety Authority of Ireland, Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine and Local Authority Veterinary Service) meaning that successful learners are able to supply wild deer carcases to an Approved Game Handling Establishment.

The Country Sports Ireland NI Deer Stalking Training Course is accepted by the Police Service of Northern Ireland as part of the criteria for issuing a firearms certificate for a deer legal calibre rifle for deer hunting purposes. The Country Sports Ireland NI Deer Stalking Training Course is also accepted by the Food Standards Agency Northern Ireland as meeting the requirements of regulations relating to training for persons who hunt wild game with a view to placing it on the market for human consumption. Therefore successful learners will be able to supply wild deer carcasses to an Approved Game Handling Establishment.

Access to the appropriate online training manual is provided FREE of charge at the time of booking to all learners who book on any Country Sports Ireland Deer Stalker training courses. This unique online training resource provides detailed tutorials, images, videos and multiple-choice written self-assessments conveniently broken down into easy to understand and ‘learner friendly’ sections. This unique resource is available only to learners attending Country Sports Ireland Deer Stalker training events.

Available Courses

No training course available at this time

Demand for Country Sports Ireland training courses is often very high and places limited so booking in advance is essential. Country Sports Ireland Members should 'Log In' to the member’s area before booking to take advantage of the discounted price for members. Non-members can join Country Sports Ireland online before booking and then book at the discounted rate if they wish to.

Please note: Country Sports Ireland reserves the right to cancel or alter arrangements for any course should there be insufficient bookings or in the event of unforeseen circumstances. We will notify course attendees as soon as possible in these circumstances

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