“I thoroughly enjoyed your class and feel confident that I can successfully complete a quality shoulder mount. I will begin on my next one as soon as my supplies arrive. I cannot wait to attend the 6 week course in the future. Thanks again for teaching me the skills necessary
to perform a quality taxidermy job. ”
Our Two Week taxidermy school tuition is $2300.00, which includes all of the specimens and forms needed. The following is our curriculum.
A 10% deposit is required with all enrollment applications. Applications received without a deposit will not be processed.
Two Week Taxidermy Curriculum
|1.||Game Heads||45||Clock Hours|
|3.||European Skull Mount||2||Clock Hours|
|5.||Business Lecture||4||Clock Hours|
|6.||Painting and Finishing Work||24||Clock Hours|
|9.||Reference Filing||1||Clock Hour|
The tuition for our two-week taxidermy training is $2300.00, which does include all of the specimens and forms needed. During the two-week training program, students will receive a complete working knowledge in the following major areas of taxidermy.
Tanning (25 Clock Hours) Students will be taught the most advanced techniques in tanning and also the proper use of commercial tanning services. This will include skinning, fleshing, salting, tanning, coding hides, tagging and measurements.
(Outlining for all specimens)
Business Lecture (4 Clock Hours) Students will receive lectures on proper business practices and proper procedures on building his/her business from the ground up. They will also be taught about advertising techniques and accurate pricing of work by evaluating cost per hour and overhead.
Reference Filing (1 Clock Hour) All quality mounts are backed by having a good collection of reference photos. Keeping photos, proper measurements, and other related data is important for all successful taxidermists.
Gameheads: One Whitetail Deer
Board Mount: One Whitetail Deer antler board mount
Note: Some specimens may vary due to availability.
Students will be required to mount a game head and horn mount to complete the six-week taxidermy course. All specimens will be furnished by Central Texas School of Taxidermy at no additional cost. The forms that Central Texas School of Taxidermy uses are the best forms available on today’s market. Our Whitetail forms have been winning all major competitions for the last eight years.