Braveheart – Ranger Leadership Development Programme

Course ID
Protected Area Integrity
Various instructors
Campus, Offsite
21 days


The purpose of this course is for Ranger leaders to gain insight into the role of leadership in conservation and to provide them with the skills knowledge and attitude necessary to add value to their specific job

It includes:

  • Leadership and Management
  • Conservation Ethics
  • Law Enforcement Ethics
  • Community Engagement
  • Technology
  • Communication
  • Combatting Corruption

Entry level requirements

Nominees must meet the following requirements:

Completed a Field Ranger Law Enforcement Armed course or similar Para-military training

Have operated as a field ranger on anti-poaching operations for at least one year.

Be physically fit to complete the course.

Members must be at least be a senior field ranger or in a leadership or management level in the PA.

The Southern African Wildlife College offers organisations and or private businesses the opportunity to enrol their staff for training in any of our short courses on the basis of ten people attending as a minimum requirement.