Conservation Law Enforcement

Course ID
Protected Area Integrity
NQF Level 5
Campus, Online
10 days

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. Training can take place at the SAWC or on-site at a location preferred and provided by the client. Courses can be tailored according to the specific needs of the organisation. 


This module deals with: 

  • Apply law enforcement principles in own are of operation in support of conservation objectives.
  • Compare and evaluate different legislative requirements as it applies to national and international conservation management objectives.
  • Apply correct law enforcement principles and processes as it applies to the gathering and reporting of information, the management of crime scenes and arrest procedures.
  • Apply to correct processes and procedures in support of legal proceedings and prosecution of conservation offences.
  • Plan and conduct patrols and apply navigational, communication, tracking and bush-craft in support of effective patrolling.
  • Use and apply correct operational procedures in the monitoring and reporting of species in support of conservation objectives.
Suitable for: 

Park wardens, conservation agency management staff, individuals involved in designing, planning, monitoring and evaluation of parks and reserves or conservation programmes.