Hunter Education Course (Level 1 – Firearm) 23~25th August 2024

Hunter Education Course (Level 1 - Firearm) 23~25th August 2024



This deer hunting course aims to equip you with the knowledge required to embark on your own hunting trip with confidence upon completion of the course. Topics includes:

  • Being a responsible & ethical hunter
  • Introduction to Australia’s deer species
  • Types of firearms for deer hunting
  • Hunting strategies & methods
  • Tracking & stalking
  • A day in the life of a deer
  • Shot placements
  • Retrieval strategy
  • Carry out and break down
  • Caping and trophy care
  • Firearm safety
  • Bushcraft and survival
  • Basic first aid
  • Hunting law (in Victoria)
  • Field trip into deer habitat
  • Tips on starting public land hunting
  • Tips on getting access to private properties


Your head instructor is Peter Christian, a veteran deer hunter, who also instructs at the annual Australian Deer Association course. With over 40 years experience in deer hunting, you’ll guaranteed to walk away from this course with more knowledge and confidence than before, whether you’re experienced or a beginner hunter.

The course will start Friday night 7pm with meet & greet over casual drinks on our Flowerdale farm in Victoria. Then the workshop will officially kick off at 9am the next day and continue until Sunday afternoon around 4pm.

This is your opportunity to meet new friends and maybe even your next hunting partner. All food will be provided (breakfast, snack, lunch & dinner) with our farm fresh produce, with everyone involved in fun meal preparation. For those who are joining us via online (minimum 5 required), you’ll receive the same quality instructions as everyone else.

PS. The onsite workshop doesn’t include accommodation (which can be purchased at additional cost).

PSS. We are so confident of the training that if you’re not completely happy with the quality after the first half day segment, we will give a full money back guarantee.

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Naturally Sufficient is a small private farm which aims to educate people with skills to become more self sufficient.

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