The Southern African Wildlife College offers short courses in a range of subjects which run parallel to the longer certificate courses and fill specific training needs.
Courses are listed below – to find out the current scheduled dates click on the course of interest.
It is also possible to arrange a course outside of the current training schedule, both on and off-site with a minimum of 10 participants.
Quotes for training on alternative dates will be prepared on request.
The courses at SAWC are characterized by a hands-on, practical, and highly participatory approach, which is complemented by group discussions and lecture sessions. The College is ideally situated for all natural resource management and related courses and activities, being located in the Greater Kruger National Park and providing in the field, on ground training in real life situations.
The Southern African Wildlife College does not have a full staff of permanent trainers but contracts trainers who are practicing experts in their field to conduct specific modules of their courses and all short courses. This allows for the students to be provided with up to date information and developments in the industry during each course and trained by people who are operating within the field of study.
LIST OF COURSES ON OFFER
- Nature Guiding
- Introduction to Geographical Information Systems
- Advanced Gis for Wildlife Managers
- Project Management
- Community Based Natural Resources Management
- Tourism Management
- Trans-Frontier Conservation Areas Management
- Natural Resource Protection
- Ensuring Ecosystem Integrity
- Ensuring Effective Management in Protected Areas
- Environmental Development Plans
- Protected Area Management
- Human Resource Management
- More Courses:
* General Assistant
* Fire as a Management Tool
* Tree Identification
* Fence Maintenance
* Wildlife Conflict Management
* First Aid
* Un-armed Field Ranger
* Front of House
* Resource Economics...
Estimated course rates are per person, based on a minimum number of 10 participants and includes all meals, accommodation (sharing), course material and activities. A single supplement will be charged for requested single accommodation and is subject to availability. Transport to and from the College is excluded and can be quoted separately on request.
Please note that the dates indicated are subject to change & Cost may change depending on numbers