Professional Occupational Qualifications:  SAQA & QCTO with CATHSSETA as QAP

Entry-Level Requirements: Loving Nature and Wildlife with Heart, Soul and Mind

CATEGORY

Nature Guide, Tourism & Field Ranger

Game Lodge Management available as an Alternative for Field Ranger

– Both Are Possible –

COURSE DETAILS

Nature Guiding / Safari Guide (Compulsory)

10 Subjects: Taxonomy, Ecology, Geology, Weather and Climate, Astronomy, Botany, Birds, Mammals, Insects, Reptiles

 

  • Practical Guiding (Compulsory)
    • Safari Vehicle & Walking Safari / Trails

 

  • Wildlife Track & Sign ID (Compulsory)
    • Dangerous Game Guiding: Open Vehicle – VPDA1
    • Kruger Park Orientation Course (R950 Extra)

Eco-Tourism (Compulsory)

Tourism – Customer Service

Create & Conduct A Tourism Experience

Wilderness First Aid

Wildlife Photography

Electives (Select One):

 

Field Ranger | 3-in- 1 (Law Enforcement) 

Field Ranger 1:  Anti-Poaching Management & Control

Tracking 1: Wildlife Spoor Identification & Man Tracking

African Bush Craft & Navigation & Survival

PFTC Firearm Competency – Use Of A Bolt Action Rifle

(Physical Selection Field Ranger : Bushcraft | Survival | Obstacle Course | Fitness | Discipline)

 

OR Game Lodge Management

 

Additional Elective can be taken at R4900

DURATION

1 Year

(First Year)

COST

R 69 900

CATEGORY

Board & Lodging

DETAILS

Full Board & Lodging (Optional) 

Enjoy the convenience of living on campus with your fellow students. Boarding includes 3 meals per day and access to all amenities.

DURATION

Per Year

COST

R 49 500

 

Payable over 1 – 10 installments.

PLEASE NOTE:

Courses are on the NQF System of SAQA (South African Qualification Authority) with CATHSSETA as QAP

For Guiding: a National Certificate on Guiding is the Only Qualification by law Tourism Act 3 of 2014 to register as a Tourist Guide with the Department of Tourism.

No other rating or qualification is necessary – Such as a Field Guide…Qualification

Walk the Talk!  Be a Legal Registered Guide.

GET IN TOUCH WITH ECO RANGER TODAY

SAQA Accredited Training Provider with CATHSSETA as the ETQA / QAP Provider Registration No: 613/P/000242/2014

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