Providing you with the knowledge and skills required to undertake basic metallic cartridge reloading.
Deer Stalking Certificate (DSC1)
The Deer Stalking Certificate (DSC1) is a four-day course designed for any shooters who have recently taken up stalking and are seeking further advice and guidance.
The course will provide an insight into, and a wider understanding of, deer stalking techniques and deer management.
Those completing the course successfully will be awarded the Deer Management Qualifications, Deer Stalking Certificate 1 and the large game theory element of DMQ Wild Game Meat Hygiene.
To gain full Large Game Trained Hunter status to meet the Food Hygiene Regulations 2004, individuals will need to undertake the DSC2 after successful completion of DSC1.
If you are bringing your own rifle, it must be a deer-legal calibre and ammunition should be factory produced (no home-loaded ammunition). All .22 centrefire ammunition must have a bullet weight of 50 grain or more and produce muzzle energy of at least 1,000ft-lb. Rifles will be provided for those who do not own one.
You should be able to consistently hit a 4″ target at 100 metres and be able to shoot lying down, kneeling and off sticks for the shooting element of the assessments.
BASC members only: £295
Prices include DSC1 manual on USB. If you require a printed version at £27, please call 01244 573018
We recommend that DSC1 candidates start studying at least eight weeks prior to the course date.
Members who hold a current FAC will be required to produce it for inspection at BASC courses or events.
All members will be required to sign the Section 21 declaration at each course or event prior to shooting.
Members must not be a prohibited persons under Section 21 1968 Firearms Act or under Article 63 2004 Firearms (N Ireland) Order.
Should there be insufficient bookings, BASC reserves the right to cancel the course. In the interests of fairness, BASC will aim to provide candidates with notification of cancellation as soon as possible prior to the advertised start date.
We strongly recommend that fees for any accommodation you book are refundable as BASC will not be responsible for any losses incurred by candidates.
If, for any reason, you cancel your place on the course then the following scale of charges may apply:
|Reallocation to another course|
(only available eight weeks or more before the course start date)
|Second reallocation to another course|
(only available eight weeks or more before the course start date AND only in exceptional circumstances)
|Cancellation more than eight weeks before the course start date|
|Cancellation less than eight weeks but more than four weeks before the course start date|
|Cancellation less than four weeks before the course start date|
If for any reason you cancel your place on the course then the following scale of charges may apply:-
|Reallocation to another course (only available 8 weeks or more before the course start date)|
|2nd Reallocation to another course (only available 8 weeks or more before the course start date AND in exceptional circumstances)|
|Cancellation more than 8 weeks before the course start date|
|Cancellation less than 8 weeks but more than 4 weeks before the course start date|
|Cancellation less than 4 weeks before the course start date|
Please note that there will be a non-returnable charge of £27 for the training manual in the event of cancellation.