105 ICBN

Introduction to community development and conservation

Youth and Community Programme
Course ID
105 ICBN
Skills Development for Conservation
NQF Level 5
Elna de Beer, External
6 days contact training

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, 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. Many short courses are offered in an online or blended-learning format for distance learners.


Introduction to the relationship between community development and conservation management approaches. 

  • Identify and link development related concepts to community based conservation approaches.
  • Identify and compare different community based conservation approached with your work situation.
  • Identify and apply participation as an instrument to involve local communities in community based conservation approaches.
  • Practice basic skills in support of the relationship between conservation and local communities.
Suitable for: 

Anyone operating in the social aspect of conservation.