Courses

Extensive Courses

50 Day FGASA Field Guide Course

Course Dates: 13 Jul 2017 - 2 Sep 2017

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…

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Field Ranger

Dates on request

Our Field Ranger Training Programme is aimed at field staff already working on nature reserves. The programme is based on experience gained in the South African National Parks and other wildlife organisations since 1993. The team consists of Johan Fourie…

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Development Program

Course Dates: 19 Jan 2017 - 19 Dec 2017

Course Dates: 13 Jul 2017 - 13 Jun 2018

The Game Ranger Development Program is aimed at providing inexperienced learners an opportunity to build a highly marketable portfolio of qualifications, while gaining a year of practical experience. This places the learner in an excellent position to obtain placement in…

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Modular Courses

Dangerous Animals Phase 1: Trails Guide Course

Course Dates: 19 Mar 2017 - 31 Mar 2017

Course Dates: 13 Aug 2017 - 25 Aug 2017

The Dangerous Animals Course run by The Nature College has evolved over the last couple of years to give learners a very sound basis from which to gain experience with dangerous animals and to deal safely and effectively with such animals. We…

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Dangerous Animals Phase 2: VPDA Course

Course Dates: 21 May 2017 - 28 May 2017

Course Dates: 24 Sep 2017 - 1 Oct 2017

This is our VPDA Course, consisting of 7 days of training and evaluation and is presented at the Cleveland Game Park (Palabora Mining Company) close to Phalaborwa. The course covers all the theory and practical requirements relating to the CATHSSETA unit…

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Introductory Tracking Course

Course Dates: 26 Feb 2017 - 5 Mar 2017

Course Dates: 6 Aug 2017 - 13 Aug 2017

Course Dates: 3 Sep 2017 - 10 Sep 2017

Our Introductory Tracking Course and Tracker Programme is aimed at the nature lover wanting to develop his / her field skills. The instructors are Johan Fourie (FGASA & CyberTracker Track and Sign Specialist & Evaluator), JJ Minye (Master Tracker & Tracking…

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Biome Guide Course

Course Dates: 4 Jun 2017 - 17 Jun 2017

Course Dates: 24 Sep 2017 - 7 Oct 2017

Our Level 4 Biome Guide Course is aimed at guides wanting to graduate to the higher levels of guiding, and students will be assessed for the CATHSSETA Skills Programme Nature Site Guide Level 4. The course content is based on our latest publication…

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Introductory Field Guide Course

Course Dates: 16 Jul 2017 - 6 Aug 2017

Our Introductory Field Guide Courses prepare candidates for the CATHSSETA Skills Programme Nature Site Guide Level 2, as well as the FGASA Field Guide (Level 1) certificate (should the learner comply with all requirements). Dr Kobus Lubbe (Nature Guide Level 4, speciality…

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Security Rangers

Dates on request

The Skills Programme Field Security Rangers Law Enforcement is aimed at providing candidates with an opportunity to qualify themselves as Field Rangers, while gaining 1 month of practical experience. This places the learner in a favourable position to ply his…

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