LANTRA – Urban Deer Control & Management

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

Urban Deer Control & Management

The question of urban deer control in the UK is a growing concern as deer populations from rural areas encroach into suburban and urban areas. The un-checked expansion of populations have resulted in them establishing permanent and semi-permanent residence in the hybrid landscape of urban and rural environments surrounding many of the UK’s major towns and cities. 

This has created a growing problem in urban areas, namely with the increase in potential for deer/vehicle collisions, the risk of Lyme Disease transmission form deer to humans, and the increased likelihood of male deer attacks on humans – especially during the rut (mating season).

Who is this course for? 

Jelen PWS  have developed this course specifically for Police, Council staff, Wildlife managers and established deer stalkers looking to understand the practicalities, legalities and operational challenges involved in urban deer control.  

Course Syllabus

This course is ideally suited to those who are already working in the deer/ pest control industry. The course syllabus covers the following subjects: 

  • The Law relating to urban deer control
  • Constraints & Limitations
  • Problems affecting the control of deer in urban landscapes
  • Risk assessing with relation to urban deer control
  • Lethal control methods
  • Non-lethal control methods
  • Humane dispatch of injured deer in urban areas
  • Developing operational protocols

     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.



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    No qualification required


    Eligibility for the course

    Anyone can take this course

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    Unit 2, Chilbolton Down Farm, Stockbridge SO20 6BU

    01264 811155