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Nature Training Courses

Professional and Career Courses (Full-time Residential Courses)

Bhejane's professional and career courses are aimed at serious career students who are looking for professional and recognised training in the fields of Nature Guiding, Marine and Coastal Guiding, Trails Guiding and Wildlife Conservation.

With so many courses available in the marketplace, it is often difficult to choose a training provider for career training. Bhejane’s aim is to provide career students with training of a high standard, that carries industry recognition and a value for money training investment.

Course Name Duration Entry Requirements More Information
Advanced Nature Guiding and Wildlife Conservation 3 Years Matric or equivalent Course Details
Nature Guide Career Development Programme (CDP) 6 Month / 1 Year 18 years (minimum age) Course Details
Apprentice Field Guide (NQF 2) 10 Weeks 18 Years Course Details
FGASA Level 1 Marine and Coastal Guiding 7/12 Weeks FGASA Level 1 for 7 week course Course Details
Dangerous Game Trails Guide 6 Weeks Must have completed full FGASA Level 1 Course Details
Research and Monitoring Field Assistant 5 Weeks Level 1 Nature Guide Course Details

Specialist and Short Courses

Nature Guides have a range of specialist skills courses available to them to increase their knowledge and advance themselves as professional guides. Bhejane offers the following specialist short courses:

Course Name Duration Cost More Information
Trails Experience 1 or 2 weeks Please enquire Course Details
Birding Specialist 2 weeks Please enquire Course Details
Advanced Rifle Handling 5 days Please enquire Course Details
Wilderness First Aid 3 days Please enquire Course Details