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1 Year Higher Certificate: NQF-5 (120 credits) SAQA ID 63712

More About Nature Management

The Nature Management programme is designed to equip students with knowledge of and competence in the application of modern management principles in the field of Nature Management. Students are trained to be knowledgeable, capable management assistants, who will contribute to the economic potential of our country's natural resources in a responsible, sustainable manner, and to produce well rounded, trained individuals who can make a positive contribution to society. After qualifying, students will be able to take the lead and practically carry out essential tasks in the fields of game farm management and reserve management.


Year 1
  • Wildlife Diseases
  • Soil Science
  • Ecology
  • Game Ranch Management
  • Conservation Communication
  • Animal Studies
  • Veld Management
  • Conservation Development

Entrance Requirements

National Senior Certificate (Gr 12) or equivalent qualification with admission to Higher Certificate studies

Career Opportunities

  • Assistant nature conservationist
  • Assistant game ranch manager
  • Field guide
  • Animal rehabilitation
  • Professional hunter

Included Additional Courses

  • Field Guide (FGASA)
  • First Aid (Level 1)

Optional Additional Courses

  • 4x4 Driving
  • Professional Hunter
  • Snake Identification and Handling
  • Weapon Handling



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