COURSE OFFERINGS & TUITION
COURSE TIME TUITION ESTIMATED SUPPLY COSTS

GAME HEAD TAXIDERMY

Option A

Option B

4 Weeks @ 44hrs per week

8 Weeks @ 22hrs per week

$4,550

$4,550

$900 to $1,500

$900 to $1,500

  Additional Weeks: $500 per week 40hrs

MAMMAL/GENERAL TAXIDERMY

Option A

Option B

4 Weeks @ 44hrs per week

8 Weeks @ 22hrs per week

$4,550

$4,550

$900 to $1,500

$900 to $1,500

  Additional Weeks: $500 per week 40hrs

BIRD TAXIDERMY

Option A

Option B

4 Weeks @ 44hrs per week
8 Weeks @ 22hrs per week
$4,550
$4,550
$400 to $600
$400 to $600
  Additional Weeks: $500 per week 40hrs

FISH TAXIDERMY

Option A

Option B

4 Weeks @ 44hrs per week
8 Weeks @ 22hrs per week

$4,500

$4,500

$600 to $900
$600 to $900
  Additional Weeks: $500 per week 40hrs

COMBINED TAXIDERMY PROGRAM NO.1 GAME HEAD, MAMMALS, GENERAL TAXIDERMY WITH ELECTIVES

Option A

Option B

8 Weeks @ 44hrs per week
16 Weeks @ 22hrs per week

$9,100

$9,100

To Be Determined

To Be Determined

COMBINED TAXIDERMY PROGRAM NO.2 FISH AND BIRD TAXIDERMY WITH ELECTIVES

Option A

Option B

8 Weeks @ 44hrs per week
16 Weeks @ 22hrs per week

$9,100

$9,100

To Be Determined

To Be Determined

COMBINED TAXIDERMY PROGRAM NO.3 GAME HEAD, MAMMAL, AND BIRD TAXIDERMY

Option A

Option B

8 Weeks @ 44hrs per week
16 Weeks @ 22hrs per week

$13,950

$13,950

All supplies included

All supplies included

  Additional Weeks: $500 per week 40hrs

BUSINESS TAXIDERMY

Option A

Option B

1 Week @ 44hrs per week
2 Weeks @ 22hrs per week

$2,500

$2,500

To Be Determined

To Be Determined

  Additional Weeks: $500 per week 40hrs

BOOKKEEPING SYSTEMS FOR TAXIDERMISTS: QUICKEN

Option A

Option B

1 Week @ 44hrs per week
2 Weeks @ 22hrs per week

$1,500
$1,500

To Be Determined

To Be Determined

  Additional Weeks: $500 per week 40hrs

MICROSOFT WORD FOR TAXIDERMISTS

Option A

Option B

1 Week @ 44hrs per week
2 Weeks @ 22hrs per week

$1,500

$1,500

To Be Determined
To Be Determined

BASIC COMPUTER FOR TAXIDERMISTS

Option A

Option B

1 Week @ 44hrs per week
2 Weeks @ 22hrs per week

$1,200

$1,200

Supplies Included
Supplies Included

  Additional Weeks: $500 per week 40hrs

PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT

Option A

26 Weeks @ 22hrs per week

$7,500

Supplies Included

  Additional Weeks: $500 per week 40hrs

 

Pro Mount Specialty Courses

 

   
TIME TUITION SUPPLY COSTS**
MOLDING AND CASTING 5 Days $800 $300
HABITAT CONSTRUCTION 6 Days $900 $400
COMPLETE FISH PAINTING* 6 Days $1,100 $200
DEER MOUNTING UPGRADE* 6 Days $1,000 $500 to $600
STRUTTING TURKEY* 6 Days $1,000 $200 to $400
RESTORATION COURSES* 6 Days $1,000 $200 to $400
ADVANCED FISH MOUNTING* 12 Days $2,500 $800 to $1100
SKELETAL ARTICULATION* 15 Days $2,500 $400 to $600

*Some Prior Experience Required

 

** Final supply costs will be determined in the Pre-Course Agreement Plan prior to the start of the course.

 

Complete Taxidermy Courses:

Complete taxidermy courses are detailed courses covering all techniques and methods required to produce a professional grade of taxidermy. The training programs are inclusive and cover all aspects of Taxidermy from the time the specimen enters the taxidermy studio to the time the customer picks up the finished product. All courses are complete and designed to train a student to become professional taxidermist with the goal of either starting his or her own business or to be employed as full or part time professional taxidermist. Upon satisfactory completion of each course the student will receive a diploma from the school certifying the level of proficiency achieved.

 

Speciality Courses

Based on experience, 6 day specialty courses are offered to assist the student in learning new techniques or up grading the level of taxidermy. The courses are designed to assist students in developing professional skill levels in a particular area without the need to take a complete taxidermy course. Specialty courses are not limited to those listed. Custom courses can be designed for a particular need of the student, just call and a course can be designed especially for you.

The courses can be arranged as long as the student and instructor are confident the student has the proper level of experience to proceed in a specialty course.

Specialty courses are very detailed and cover all aspects of a chosen subject. All training is hands on with the student and instructor working closely to achieve the goals and objectives of the student. Supply costs and time frames will be adjusted accordingly, prior to the start of the course. Upon completion the student will receive a certificate of completion for the hours of instruction.

 

Payment Schedule:

 

  • $500.00 due with registration form.
  • Remainder of tuition due upon arrival at school.
  • Student supply and material costs due upon completion of the course.
  • International Student Processing Fee: $500.00
  • All government funded programs must be paid in advance of student attending scheduled classes.

 

The complete courses cover training in:

 

>handling >skinning and processing

>skin preparation >sewing > repair work

> forms and form adjustment > mounting

> finishing > painting > defects and problem solving.

 

These are detailed courses covering all techniques and methods required to produce a professional grade level of taxidermy work.

 

Upon satisfactory completion of a complete course the student will receive a diploma from the school certifying the level of proficiency achieved.

 

Based on experience 6 day specialty courses are offered to assist the student in learning new techniques or up grading their level of taxidermy. These courses can be arranged as long as the student and instructor are confident the student has the experience level to proceed in this manner. Specialty courses are very detailed and cover all aspects of a chosen subject. All training is hands on with the student and instructor working closely to achieve the objectives of the student. Supply costs and time frames will be adjusted accordingly prior to the start of the course.

 

Upon completion of a specialty course the student will be presented with a certificate of completion for the hours of instruction.

 

Courses are scheduled on a student by student basis. Primary consideration is given to the students time frame and schedule. All courses are designed for personal instruction. The instructor and student establish a pre set learning schedule prior to the start of the course based on the students individual circumstances.

 

A personal interview by phone or in person is required to identify the goals of the student and if Pro Mount School of Taxidermy is in a position to assist in meeting those goals.

 

A student manual of policies and procedures as well as a course outline for all courses is available by contacting the school.

 

Pre-Course Agreement Plan

 

Prior to enrolling in PROMOUNT SCHOOL OF TAXIDERMY a personal interview is required. The potential student is encouraged to visit the school for a tour and meet the instructor. If this is not possible a phone interview can be arranged. This interview is designed to identify the students goals in regards to learning taxidermy and identify if PROMOUNT will be able to meet those goals.

 

As a result of the interview a PRE-COURSE AGREEMENT PLAN will be developed. This agreement will establish the following:

 

1. COURSE LENGTH
2. START AND END DATES OF INSTRUCTION
3. TUITION
4. COMPLETE LIST OF SPECIMENS TO BE MOUNTED
5. SUPPLY COSTS FOR THE COURSE

 

The purpose of the agreement is to give the student and the school a clear understanding of the course of study, complete list of specimens to be mounted and all costs.

 

The agreement is reviewed by the student and will be signed by the student and the school on the first day of class.

 

The PRE-COURSE AGREEMENT PLAN is a signed commitment by the school to insure a proper course of instruction agreed upon by the student and PROMOUNT.

 

Refund Policy:

 

Registration fee refundable in full 2 weeks prior to start of class. After 2 weeks $200.00 refund for cancellation.
Full refund less $1000.00 after 4 days of instruction. Refund adjusted at the discretion of the school up to 40 hours of instruction No refunds after 40 hours of instruction. Veteran refund policy is compliant with 38 cfr 21.4255 -pro-rata policies. Refunds will not be made for a minimum of 45 days after termination of instruction.