Country: South Africa,
Type: Environment & Wildlife Conservation,
Organisation: Travellers Worldwide
Secure your place on this project for just £99 Deposit - Limited Time Offer! Train to be an accredited Ranger Field Guide! Located on a 5-Star Game Reserve in the heart of Big 5 country in South Africa. You'll achieve the FGASA level 1 Certificate. On this 60-day training course, you'll learn about Animal Behaviour, Astronomy, First Aid, Hospitality, the flora and fauna of South Africa, and much more. You'll follow theoretical courses in a classroom and go on daily expeditions in the field to put in practice all you have learned.
This course offers the best in Ranger Field guide training for entry level candidates, with operations based from its purpose-built tented camp facility on an award-winning game reserve.
This intense theoretical and practical course is endorsed by FGASA and is ideal for those wanting to enter the industry as a professional field guide or merely wanting to build on the passion and interest for learning more about the several aspects of nature guiding.
The course is divided into two main components, namely:
Practical: Students will conduct practical excursions onto the reserve and surrounding areas on a near daily basis, which will cover several modules as set out in the FGASA manual. Excursions are conducted on open homologated game-viewing vehicles or as operationally allows, on foot.
Theory: Lectures are done on a near daily basis and are conducted in a classroom or outdoors environment. The theory exam pass rate for FGASA Level 1 is 75 %. This is required of participants who wish to for qualify for the practical assessment which is needed to attain the full FGASA level 1 (NQF 2) qualification.
You will spend a significant amount of time inside a classroom (or out in the field), learning about the theory of subjects, such as Conservation Management or Taxonomy (classification of species).
You will also spend many hours in the African bush, practicing your driving skills, discovering and studying your surroundings and testing your brand new knowledge about the plants, the animals, the skies and the rocks.
Suite 2A, Caravelle House
17/19 Goring Road
Telephone 1: 441903502595
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