This unit is responsible for four main functions:
Furthermore, the unit is also involved in research and supervising postgraduate research projects that link into the best practice and applied learning philosophies of the College.
The three-year Diploma in Applied Natural Resource Management, is the biggest project in the unit is developing. The first two years of the diploma will be done online, with support from trainers/specialists in the field, and the third year will be practical and applied at the SAWC campus within the Greater Kruger National Park. The diploma programme will replace the current year-long Advanced Certificate in Nature Conservation, with the Higher National Certificate in Natural Resource Management: Terrestrial becoming the feeder into the three-year diploma offering.
The following modules will be part of the curriculum:
This qualification will be registered with the Council of Higher Education and students will be able to enrol as of August 2021 for the 2022 academic year.