The wildlife economy of South Africa works partly through wildlife-based tourism in the national parks and private reserves. This requires skilled and knowledgeable guides to provide an enjoyable, educational yet safe experience.
This is a 55 training day skills programme which comprises the following activities/learning modules which will need to be completed:
1. Guiding in the natural environment and creating a guiding experience
3. Weather and climate
8. Plants – Trees, shrubs, forbs & grasses
15. Animal behaviour
16. Conservation & habitat management
17. Historical human habitation
The Occupational Qualifications certificates and skills development programmes are designed to be occupationally relevant and are composed of various credits which can be used towards a nationally recognised qualification.