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Occupational Qualifications

Further Education and Training Certificate:

Professional Hunting


The Professional Hunting learning programme addresses the skills and competencies enabling qualifying, licensing and registration as a Professional Hunter to enable access to employment opportunities in the hunting environment in South Africa. To empower persons of a previously disadvantaged background to access the hunting industry and improve the current standard of training of professional hunters in South Africa.

Target Group:

It is envisaged that individuals interested in the Professional Hunting Learning Programme will mainly fit into the following demographic profile:

  • Above the age of 22 years
  • Male or female
  • Employed in a conservation or hunting related industry or envisaging employment in the Professional Hunting environment
  • Ability to work with a diverse range of cultures
  • Ability to build rapport and operate as part of a team
  • Good communication skills
  • Good physical and mental stamina

Exit Level Outcomes of the Programme

Students qualifying against the learning programme will be able to:

  • Operate in theprofessional hunting
  • Apply legislative requirements applicable to professional
  • Handle and maintain weapons for hunting
  • Maintain hunting ethics and traditions in the operational environment
  • Interact with clients in the Professional Hunting environment
  • Conduct a hunting experience according to industry standards
  • Deal with hunting trophies in the correct manner

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