Course ID
Responsible Resource Management
Various instructors
Campus, Offsite
5 training days


Introduction to basic holistic rangeland management and planned grazing, low-stress animal handling, record keeping, wildlife avoidance.

Target Group

Herders for community conservation agreements

Entry level requirements

The learner will be required to have:

Basic literacy and numeracy

Individuals willing to work with cattle and livestock

Individuals passionate about changing their environmental conditions

Exit Level Outcomes

Participant will

  • know what an Eco Ranger is
  • be able to recognise (read the land) possible unhealthy situations in the range land/grazing area
  • be able to identify potentially dangerous animals and situations and to avoid it
  • know about the life/production cycle of ruminant animals including their behaviour and needs
  • understand why record keeping is critical.

The SAWC offers organisations and or private businesses the opportunity to enrol their staff for training in any of our short courses. Training can take place on campus, via online format, or on-site at a location preferred and provided by the client. Courses can be tailored according to the specific needs of the organisation.