50 Day FGASA Field Guide Course

Course Dates: 13 Jul 2017 - 2 Sep 2017

Course Dates: 25 Jan 2018 - 17 Mar 2018

Course Dates: 19 Apr 2018 - 9 Jun 2018

The FGASA Field Guide Course is aimed at providing inexperienced learners an opportunity to build a marketable portfolio of qualifications. This places the learner in a competitive position to obtain placement in quality positions in the guiding industry. Candidates are accommodated (all meals included) on the premises of The Nature College for a period of 7 weeks, during which time they will obtain training for the qualifications listed below.

Training Modules

SAQA Registered Guide Qualifications

  • Introduction to Nature Guiding 0040/0029 (Nature Site Guide Level 2 – SAQA 8478, 8440/8456 – Level 2/3)
  • Introductory Tracker Course (SAQA 8460 – Level 2)
  • Rifle proficiency (SAQA 117705, 119651, 123519 – Level 3)
  • Intro to Dangerous Animals Game Driving and Trails Guide Theory (SAQA 33797- Level 2)

Additional Training Modules

  • 4X4 driving skills

Dates

Learners can commence the next Programme in January 2018.

Cost

Contact us for information

Minimum Requirements

  • Minimum age of 18 years and good health
  • Valid Driver’s License (or to be obtained)

General

Maximum group size of 12-14 learners will ensure that every learner gets personal attention. We pride ourselves in our attention to detail, something that is not always possible where large groups are concerned.

Job Recruitment

The Nature College assists learners with recruitment. After completion of the 7 week training, successful learners can be assisted with job seeking at suitable lodges and operators.