Wildlife and Ecology Training Courses are designed for all nature enthusiasts and prospective field guides. Courses cover a broad spectrum from archeology and astronomy to zoology, and includes basic bird and tree identification, animal behaviour and many other fascinating subjects.
The wildlife and nature courses that give nature enthusiasts and prospective field guides an understanding of wildlife ecosystems and their inhabitants. with practical exposure to the diverse aspects of the natural environment in a big game area under the guidance of an experienced instructor and tracker.
Courses include the following aspects: plant identification and medicinal uses of vegetation; identification, ecology and behaviour of amphibians, reptiles, birds and mammals; animal tracks and tracking; communication skills; rifle handling; approaching dangerous game on foot; and guide-client etiquette. The emphasis is on getting practical, in-the-field experience.
Although most Wildlife and Ecology Training Courses are aimed at people who wish to learn about guiding with a view to entering the tourism industry, they are also suitable for young people who are looking for a learning holiday with a difference, with the opportunity to experience the African bush first-hand, on foot or in open 4x4 game-viewing vehicles.
You can partake in a course of this nature as an adventure with friends and family to experience the african bush at it’s best, gaining considerable knowledge from our expert instructors, in a relaxed, informal setting.
For those simply looking for a vacation with a difference, with the opportunity to experience the African bush first-hand, on foot or in open 4x4 game-viewing vehicles, horter courses that can be tailored to the needs of the guest. These courses can vary in length from 4 days to the full 28 days and are suitable for business people, holiday-makers, adventurers, and school groups.
Southern African Field Guide Courses : FGASA