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  • Cultivating the Custodians of our Natural Heritage

    I often remember the words of my wonderful friend, companion and mentor, Magqubu Ntombela, as we toiled up the hills in the hot sun Mfolozi Game Reserve. "We are doing the work of God", he would say. "And our reward will come when people realise how important our national parks and game reserves really are....Dr Ian Player, Internationally renowned conservationist...Read more

  • Wildlife Guardian Programme

    In response to the current rhino poaching crisis in South Africa, a joint proposal between the Southern African Wildlife College (SAWC) and the Game Ranger’s Association of Breitling Replica Watches Africa (GRAA) gave  rise to the Wildlife Guardian Programme. This programme...Read more

  • Conservation and Environmental Bridging Programme

    It is essential for future leaders in conservation to be identified within the school system at an early stage and to be exposed to appropriate training opportunities. This programme is aimed at historically disadvantaged school leavers....Read more

  • Enterprise Development/New Venture Creation

    The future of South Africa's economy does not only lie in the formal sector, but also within the informal SMME sector. This is a growing part of South Africa's economy and requires substantial focus from a developmental perspective. It is essential that communities benefit ...Read more

  • Community Rangers Programme

    Many of our wilderness areas are under the growing threat of increasing population growth, sprawling urbanisation, deepening poverty, encroaching land use, poaching and the unsustainable exploitation of natural resources. It for this reason that...Read more

  • The Sustainable Utilisation Programme – PH Course

    The programme is designed to empower persons from historically disadvantage backgrounds to access an employment sector which, according to the Department of Environmental Affairs, is responsible for making an extremely valuable contribution to the economy...Read more

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Tel: +27 (0) 15 793 7300

Fax: +27 (0) 15 793 7314


Academic Compliancy and Quality Management

Mrs Annelize Steyn: Head: Academic Compliance and Quality Management

Mrs Sunel Lindeque:  Manager: Learning Resources 

Ms Daphne Gengayan: Learning Resources Office

Mrs Grace Ndlovu: Database Administrator


Inovation, Development and Best Practice

Dr Alan John Gardiner: Head: Innovation, Development and Best Practice


Wildlife Area Management

Mr Malcolm Douglas: Wildlife Area Management and Qualifications

Mr Auswell Machabe: Coordinator: Wildlife Area Management Qualifications

Ms Marilize van der Walt : Senior Advisor/Coordinator: Wildlife Area Management

Mr Rogers Lubilo: Senior Lecturer/Manager Community Based Natural Resource Management  


Protected Area Intergrity

(Africa Field Ranger Training Services Division)

Mr Ruben de Kock: Business Unit Manager: Protected Area Integrity

Mrs Marianne de Kock: Programme Manager: Protected Area Integrity

Ms Fortunate Mathonsi: Programme Coordinator: Field Ranger Training

Ms Mercy Ntsandeni: Course Administrator: Protected Area Integrity

Mr Shepherd Maunye: Class C Trainer: Protected Area Integrity

Mr Neshack Sithole: Class C Trainer: Protected Area Integrity


Community, Youth Development and Access

Mr Christopher Kafoteka: Business Unit Manager: Community, Youth Development and Access

Elias Jijide: Trainer: Community, Youth Development and Access

Ms Candy Morale: Project Adimistrator: Community, Youth Development  and Access

Ms Thinatia Seepane: Learnerships Administrator: Community, Youth Development and Access



Mr Sboniso Ryan Phakati: Community Liason Coordinator: Community Youth Development and Access

Ms Mbali Zamisa: Projects Coordinator: Community, Youth Development and Access

Ms Zanele Mathonsi: Project Administrator: DEA YES and Youth Access Bridging Programme

Ms Ephodia Mdluli: Project Administrator: Jobs Fund JF3032


Sustainable Use and Field Guiding

Dr Kevin Robertson: Business Unit Manager: Sustainable Use and Field Guiding

Mr Pieter Nel: Senior Trainer: Sustainable Use ad Field Guiding

Mr Gariel Lindeque: Senior Field Guide/Trainer: Sustainable Use ad Field Guiding

Mr Burman Duston: Administrator/Store Keeper: Sustaiable Use and Field Guiding


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