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Dangerous Game Trails Guide Course

Course Overview

To ensure long term employability, the Trails Guide qualification is the next logical step after completing your FGASA Level 1 training.

The Trails Guide course includes advanced practical guiding skills that relate to navigation and orientation, guiding ethics, preventing and dealing with emergencies on trail, planning and conducting a guided trails experience , tracking skills and animal behaviour ,Basic and Advanced Rifle handling and approaching dangerous game on foot.

Qualified trails guides are very sought after in the industry , making this an essential qualification to give you a competitive advantage.

Bhejane offers Back-up Trails Guide courses for students with no experience, as well as shorter experience courses for qualified guides that are working towards their full trails qualifications.


  • 6 - 7 Weeks
  • Courses may be extended with up to 1 week to ensure adequate assessment time.

Course Fees 2019

  • 2019 course = R 48 000
  • Encounters and Hours only R950 per day (Please enquire about available dates)
  • PFTC and ARH Course only R7500 (Please enquire about available dates)

Course dates

  • 17 Feb - 30 March 2019
  • 22 April - 31 May 2019
  • 17 June - 26 July 2019
  • 27 July - 8 September 2019
  • 23 September - 1 November 2019

Included in the Course Fee

  • Meals and Accommodation
  • Uniforms (only for students completing the full course)
  • FGASA assessment
  • Rifle Hire and Ammunition

Excluded in the Course Fee

  • Personal Equipment
  • Ammunition for re-assessment
  • Prescribed reference books
  • Meals on off days


  • Bhejane Trails Guiding
  • FGASA Trails back-up Trails Guide
  • Cybertracker Track and Sign (Full course only)
  • PFTC Rifle Proficiency
  • FGASA Advanced Rifle Handling

Admission Requirements

  • Full FGASA Level 1
  • Good level of mental and physical fitness