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5th Floor Petrob House, 343 Surrey Avenue,
Ferndale, Johannesburg

Box 27, Private Bag X4006,
Ferndale , 2160 , South Africa

 

&Beyond (In-House Training Only)

  • Field Guide (NQF2)
  • Advance Rifle Handling
  • Apprentice Trails Guide



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Africa Nature Training

  • Field Guide (NQF2)



62 Day: Thanda Safari - KZN
28 Day: Trails guide - Thanda KZN

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African Bush Company

Apprentice Trails Guide
Advanced Rifle Handling
Specialist birding

African Bush Company founder, Massimo Rebuzzi, offers over 15 years professional Safari guiding, trails and training experience.

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African Bush Training

FGASA Field Guide NQF2 (Level 1)


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African Guide Academy

Apprentice Field Guide (NQF2)
Apprentice Trails Guide
Advanced Rifle Handling 

There are many safari and ranger guide training schools throughout Africa and in particular South Africa. Many people looking to do training do not know how to choose the right training school for them. If you select on price alone you will no doubt be sacrificing quality. So the question is what makes a quality training experience?

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African Reptiles and Venom

  • Special Snake ID & Treatment Course

Johannesburg
1 Day Course (4 Hours)
Snake Id And Snakebite - 4 Hours
Snake Handling - 2.5 Hours


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African Snakebite Institute

  • Reptile Awareness Course - One Day
  • Snake Awareness - One Day
  • Snake Handling - One Day
  • Snake Bite - First Aid - One Day

Snake Awareness, Identification, First Aid For Snakebite And Venomous Snake Handling Courses Are Provided On Site Throughout Africa And South America

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Beat About The Bush

  • Field Guide (NQF2)

60 Day Programme, Theoretical and Practical.
Wilderness First Aid Level 1.
Various Specialised Short Courses.
Tailored Lodge Courses for Existing Guides.
Location: Olifants West In Balule Nature Reserve, Greater Kruger, Limpopo.

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Bhejane Nature Training

  • Field Guide (NQF2)
  • Marine Guiding (NQF2)
  • Apprentice Trails Guide
  • Advance Rifle Handling

We Are Situated In Northern KZN
3 Year, 1 Year And 10 Week Programmes.
FGASA Field Guide (NQF2) Marine Guide (NQF2), Trails, ARH And Birding Specialist.

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Bushveld Experience Skills Training (PTY)

  • Field Guide (NQF2)


Lecture Venue, Silverwood Manor Guest House.
Part-Time Nature, Field Guiding and Specialist Courses.
Lectures In Johannesburg,Weekend Practicals at a variety of Bushveld Venues.

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Bushveld Mosaic

  • Field Guide (NQF2)

1 Year Part Time Course.
Lectures in Johannesburg And Pretoria.
Practicals in Pilanesberg, Borakalalo National Parks.

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Bushveld Training Adventures

  • Field Guide (NQF2)
  • Apprentice Trails Guide
  • Advance Rifle Handling
  • Nature Guide Courses
  • Short Specialist Courses

One Year Part-Time Field Guiding Course and Short Courses.
Lectures In Johannesburg and Practicals take place in Combretum Park, Pilanesberg and Kruger National Park.

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Bushwise Field Guides

  • Field Guide (NQF2)
  • Apprentice Trails Guide
  • Advance Rifle Handling

Bushwise offers comprehensive 23 and 50 week professional field guide courses, run from a prime game viewing area in the Limpopo province in South Africa. Gain in-depth long-term practical training as well as theoretical components plus a wide variety of additional skills and qualifications that lodges will value and that will boost your employability. The 50-week course includes a 6 month work placement at a game lodge or on a research base and as a Bushwise Alumni you will benefit from our free recruitment service.

• Field Guide (NQF 2)
• SASSETA firearm training
• Advanced Rifle Handling
• Back- up Trails
• Specialist Birding
• Cybertracker
• Photography workshop
• Level 1&2 Wilderness First Aid
• 4X4 Driving Skills
• Reptile orientation course
• Guide hospitality basics and food/wine pairing
• And much more



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Campfire Academy

  • Field Guide (NQF2)

Join our conservation tribe on a profound personal and professional journey with Mother Nature!

We offer local field guide training, overland field guide training through Southern Africa, nature enthusiast learning experiences and FGASA exam preparation & practical assessment opportunities.

Our range of personalised, mentored training programmes will equip and inspire you for an exciting career in nature conservation, ecotourism, environmental management or the lodge and safari industry.


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Cape Reptile Institute

  • Reptile / Snake Awareness
  • Snake Identification and Handling Courses

Cape Town And Oudtshoorn.
2 Day Course

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Colin Patrick Training

  • Apprentice Trails Guide
  • Sks (Dangerous Game)
  • Tracker Level 1
  • Tracker Level 2
  • Tracker Level 3
  • Tracker Level 4
  • Senior Tracker
  • Advance Rifle Handling

Tracker Training Course
Specialist Guide Training
Hoedspruit, Limpopo Province.

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Dhumukwa Guide Training

Field Guide NQF2
Advanced Rifle Handling
Apprentice Trails Trails

Our Field Guide (NQF2) is conducted on Manyoni Game Reserve, in the heart of Zululand. The duration of the course is 60 days. 
This comprehensive course will prepare you for entry as a guide into the industry.
The Back-up Trails course is for the more adventurous as this will be the first step towards a career that is unsurpassed in guiding, that of a Trails Guide. This course is conducted over a period of 30 days including a week of Advanced Rifle Handling. We conduct this course in the heart of KwaZulu Natal's big game areas.
All our courses are presented by our Principle Trainer who has over 20 years guiding experience, most accumulated either in 5 star lodges or on foot in the African Wilderness.        


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Eco Training

  • Field Guide (NQF2)
  • Apprentice Trails Guide
  • Advanced Rifle Handling 
  • Tracking

Unfenced bush camps located in South Africa ( Selati, Karongwe, Makuleke ), Botswana and Kenya. Our courses include professional field guide ( 1 year inclusive of lodge placement), Field Guide (NQF2), Trails guide Back-up and short courses such as tracking, advanced rifle handling etc.

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Elewana Collection (In House training)

Field Guide (NQF2)
Each of Elewana Collection's lodges, camps and hotels has been carefully selected for their unique accommodations and iconic locations, providing exceptional game viewing opportunities in exceptional comfort and style. In addition to the superior interior designs and incomparable standards of service, each of the Elewana Collection demonstrates its responsibilities toward reducing any and all environmental impacts by employing, wherever possible, renewal energy resources, local materials, and waste management controls.

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Essential Guiding

  • Advanced Rifle Handling
  • Biome Guiding
  • SKS Birding

Roaming Trainers and Assessors
Mentorship


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Firearm Management Services (PTY) LTD

  • Advanced Rifle handling coaching and assessments.
  • SASSETA - Proficiency training and assessments.
  • All Firearms related issues- maintenance, logistics, reloading support.

Gauteng based but will travel for ARH groups.
Specialise in 1-on-1 over 2 days.
Groups dependent on numbers: 3-5 days.

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Impala Field Guide Training

  • Field Guide (NQF2)

Location: Waterberg. Impala strives to prepare learners for the lodge industry and our courses are designed for that purpose exclusively.

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Inkuba Field Guide Training

  • Field Guide (NQF2)



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Kwantu

  • Field Guide (NQF2)

Eastern Cape

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Limpopo Field Guiding Academy

  • Field Guide (NQF2)
  • Tracking
  • Advanced Rifle Handling
  • Apprentice Trails Guide
  • SKS/Birding

Mabula in the Waterberg.
55 Day Programme. Field Guide NQF 2

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Louis Willemse

  • Full National Certificate of Tour Guiding (Culture and Nature) - NQF4
  • FGASA Field Guide Nature Courses - NQF2
  • FGASA Advanced Field Guide Nature Courses - NQF4
  • Marine Ecology Courses

Louis Willemse Guiding equips red-blooded young people with the stepping stones to recognise and exploit windows of opportunity. You are unique. The course provides an opportunity to expand this uniqueness while contributing to your team, community and the world.

To be considered for the selection process to our next fully-accredited FGASA courses, mail us an exciting CV.



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Lowveld Trails Co.

Courses:
Apprentice Trails Guide Course

Mentorship Trails:
Log hours and encounters towards Apprentice Trails Guide, under an experienced Mentor




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Marine Dynamics Academy

Marine Guiding NQF2
We offer short Mentorship Programmes for Nature, Marine and Culture. Contact us for more information.



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Medwise Safety Services

  • Remote Area / Wilderness First Aid
  • Level 1, 2, 3



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Motsumi Bush Courses

  • Field Guide (NQF2)
  • Apprentice Trails Guide

3 Month Programme.
North West Province. Pilanesberg, Namibia, Northern Cape.

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Nature Guide Training

  • Field Guide (NQF2)
  • Apprentice Trails Guide
  • Advance Rifle Handling
  • Tracking
  • SKS and Specialist (wildflowers)

A selection of venues within the Greater Kruger Park.

Our courses include Field Guide (NQF2), Trails Guide Back-Up and specialised courses including Tracker Courses, Advanced Rifle Handling and Specialist Wild Flower Programs.

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Nature Guiding Company Botswana

  • Field Guide NQF2
  • Apprentice Trails Guide

FGASA Field Guide (Level 1) = 32 days and must register 60 days before course to begin self-study for the course.
Back-up Trails Guide = 28 days. Includes 6 days of ARH training.


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Nightjar Training and Consulting


Mentorship / coaching and assessments

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NJ More Field Guide College

  • Field Guide (NQF2)
  • Apprentice Trails Guide
  • Advanced Rifle 
  • Tracking
  • Wilderness First Aid II
  • Photography
  • Specialist Birding

Career Programme, combines:

*  6 months NJ MORE bush campus
*  6 months MORE lodge placement (5star)
*  Permanent employment with MORE (5star) + Bonus


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Pathfinders

Apprentice Field Guide NQF2
Zimbabwe's only FGASA endorsed Training Provider and the world's first endorsed mobile Apprentice Field Guide Training course.

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Specialised Wildlife Protection Academy

  • FGASA Nature Enthusiast certificate



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Spirit of the Wild

Intuitive Guiding Course.
  • Deepening your contact with nature.
  • Bergplaas Nature Reserve

Sneeuberg Mountains
Graaff Reinet Region
3 separate weeks throughout the year.

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The Nature College

  • Field Guide (NQF2)
  • Apprentice Trails Guide 
  • Advanced Rifle Handling
  • Tracking

Training takes place in Aardvark Nature Reserve, between Riversdale & Ladismith, Little Karoo in the Western Cape, also at other venues as requested by client.
VPDA practical phase in Phalaborwa Region,Limpopo.
Duration:
One year course is available.

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Tracker Academy

Student Tracker
  • Tracker Level I / II / III and Lead Tracker
  • 12 Months Full-Time

6 Months In Karoo
6 Months In Lowveld

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Ulovane Environmental Training

  • Field Guide (NQF2)
  • Advanced Field Guide (NQF4)
  • Marine Guide (NQF2)
  • Trails Guide
  • Birding Specialisation

At Ulovane Environmental Training we pride ourselves on outstanding courses with great success in creating knowledgeable, enthusiastic and ethical guides commited to conservation and who truly want to make a difference.

Amakhala Game Reserves, Eastern Cape.
Career focus courses:
1 year - 10 week courses.
Specialised courses:
Marine, Trails Guide (Including ARH) & Marine Guiding.

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Unigrad

  • Field Guide (NQF2) Theory



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Wilderness Leadership School

Field Guide (NQF2)
Established over sixty years ago by Dr Ian Player and Magqubu Ntombela, the Wilderness Leadership Schools' work focuses on reconnecting man and nature through a direct and rich experience of wilderness. The Wilderness Leadership School offers a three month residential Field Guide Course in Durban and Zululand with a special focus on wilderness ethics and facilitation.



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Wilderness Medical Training Services


Wild Medix is a dynamic South African company dedicated to providing specialised first aid and rescue training for wilderness, tactical and urban situations. Our services include: Training, equipment supply, event medical support and consultation services. We are passionate about our courses because our training saves lives. Join us for a Wild Medix training experience. More than just a course.

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Wildlife Campus

  • Field Guide (NQF 2) (Theory Only)
  • Apprentice Trails Guide (Theory Only)
  • Animal Tracks & Signs
  • Anti-Poaching
  • Advanced Animal Behaviour
  • Game Capture
  • Game Guard Management
  • Game Lodge Management
  • Game Ranch Economics
  • Geology, Palaeontology & Evolution
  • Human - Wildlife Conflicts
  • Intensive Wildlife Production
  • Marine Field Guiding
  • Snakes & Reptiles
  • Survival
  • The Guides Guide to Guiding
  • Wildlife Management
  • Wildlife Photography



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