Humane Animal Dispatch (HAD)

A truly holistic experience with the UK's leading deer management professionals, and in the most friendly, relaxed and informative atmosphere

Humane Animal Dispatch (HAD)

With the increase in road traffic, more suitable habitat and the resultant increase in deer populations, there has never been a greater need for Police constabularies to be supported by professionally trained HAD (Humane Animal Dispatch) operatives able to work in high-pressure environments.

This LANTRA approved course will teach you how to deal with animals suffering as a result of vehicle collisions, as well as help you to put together safe working protocols.  It will help improve your collaboration with the UK’s Police constabularies. 

The in-class course syllabus includes the following:

  • Deer Vehicle Collisions, causes and effects
  • The effect of seasons and time of day
  • Constabulary involvement and legislative issues
  • HAD procedures at the DVC scene and equipment list
  • Shot placement, effects and carcass disposal procedures
  • Practical demonstrations

Now available as an ONLINE course as well! Click HERE

 LANTRA is one of the leading awarding bodies for land-based industries in both the UK and the Republic of Ireland.  Lantra is accredited by the British Standards Institution (BSI) for ISO 9001:2015 and ISMS 27001:2013 for Skills+.  It is also recognised by Ofqual, SQA, and Qualification Wales.



Course Location


Course Dates Available

 6 August 2022

26 November 2022


Applicants must have some shooting experience and hold a valid Shotgun/Firearms Certificate


Eligibility for the course

Anyone can take this course

Request more information about this course

Call 01264 811155 or fill out the form below

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Contact Us

Unit 2, Chilbolton Down Farm, Stockbridge SO20 6BU

01264 811155