Due to the outbreak of COVID 19 and government guidance on non-essential social gatherings, BASC has taken the decision to postpone all training courses scheduled up until the end of May.
If you are booked on a course you will be contacted in the next 14 days with details of the new date and venue. We will review all further courses on a daily basis and be led by government advice.
I would like to thank all course participants for being understanding during this difficult period.
Location: BASC Scottish Centre
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The BASC DSC1 courses are designed for the sportsman or woman who has recently taken up stalking and is seeking further advice and guidance. The courses will provide an insight into and a wider understanding of deer stalking techniques and deer management. The successful delegate will be awarded the Deer Management Qualifications Deer Stalking Certificate One and Large Game element of Wild Game Meat Hygiene requirements to meet the Food Hygiene regulations 2004.
If bringing your own rifle, it must be a deer legal calibre. Ammunition should be factory produced (no home loaded ammunition), a .22 centrefire ammunition bullet weight 50 grain or more and 1,000 ft lb muzzle energy. Rifles will be provided for those who do not own one.
Accommodation or lunch each day is not included in the cost of the courses.
•The course fee includes DSC1 registration with the awarding body.
•The training manuals will be sent on receipt of your course fee and booking form.
•BASC reserves the right to remove a candidate or halt the course due to unsafe or inappropriate behaviour or situations.
•Please note that no training takes place on the course for the shooting assessment and therefore is not suitable for beginners. If training is required for the shooting assessment you might like to consider a Pre DSC1 course.
Should there be insufficient bookings, BASC reserves the right to cancel the course. In the interests of fairness BASC will aim to notify candidates of cancellation as soon as possible before the advertised start date.
We strongly recommend that any accommodation you book is on a refundable basis, as BASC will not be responsible for any losses incurred by candidates in the event the course is cancelled.
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)||£25|
|Cancellation more than 8 weeks before the course start date||£95.40|
|Cancellation less than 8 weeks but more than 4 weeks before the course start date||£163.80|
|Cancellation less than 4 weeks before the course start date||£255.00|
Please note that there will be a non-returnable charge of £27 for the training manual in the event of cancellation.
An experienced candidate may wish to undertake the assessment only, without the training. This is possible by booking onto an assessment day only, further details and costs are available from the Training & Education department contact: 01244 573018.
1.Ammunition must be factory produced (no home loaded ammunition). .22 centrefire ammunition must be bullet weight 50 grain or more and 1,000ft lb muzzle energy.
2.Members who hold a current FAC will be required to produce it for inspection at BASC courses or events.
3.All members will be required to sign the Section 21 declaration at each course or event prior to shooting.
4.Members must not be a prohibited person under Section 21 1968 Firearms Act or under Article 63 2004 Firearms (N Ireland) Order.
Course only available to BASC members
This event is fully booked.