APPRENTICE FIELD GUIDE NQF2
Qualification that can be attained:
FGASA FIELD GUIDE NQF2
Track and Sign level ( All months excl June to August)
Advanced Astronomy ( June to August course only)
This course is the entry level course for any guide wanting to enter the fulfilling career of the Field Guide.
This course is FGASA endorsed and CATHSSETA accredited.
The duration of this course is 75 days and during this time you will be attending theory lectures and getting as much practical exposure as possible.
Weekly assessments are conducted every Sunday.
These will take the form of theory examinations as well as practical observations.
The subjects covered during this course are the following:
Introduction to Guiding
Creating a Guided Experience
Astronomy and Geology
Ecology and Climatology
Biomes and Taxonomy
Trees and Grasses
Arthropods and Fish
Reptiles and Amphibians
Birds and Mammals
Human History and Conservation management
Practical skills necessary to conduct a guided experience.
Track and Sign
And a Wilderness Trail
Cost of the course:
Price incl. food, accommodation, exams and assessment fees
Early booking discount (4 weeks in advance) -
pay only R85 000.00
Book with a friend or as a group -
pay only R75 000.00 each