Higher Certificate in Nature Management
1 Year Higher Certificate
SAQA ID: 63712 | NQF LEVEL: 5 | CREDITS: 120
ABOUT THE PROGRAMME
The Nature Management programme is designed to equip you with knowledge of, and competence in, the application of modern management principles in the field of Nature Management.
This programme is compiled in such a manner that prospective students who do not meet the requirements for the Diploma programme may apply for the Diploma after obtaining the Higher Certificate (subject to minimum requirements). After qualifying, you will be able to independently carry out essential tasks, make decisions and solve problems in the fields of assistant game farm management and other nature environments.
Who Should Enroll For This Programme?
- do not meet the minimum requirements for the Diploma studies and want to prepare themselves for Diploma studies
- want to be involved in managing game ranches and nature reserves
- are involved in nature conservation and want to obtain a formal qualification
NSC (National Senior Certificate) (Gr 12) with admission to Higher Certificate studies, or NC (National Certificate) (Vocational) with the minimum requirements for entrance to Higher Certificate studies, as specified by UMALUSI (40% in language of instruction).
- Conservation Development
- Conservation Communication
- Plant Science
- Animal Studies
- Game Ranch Management
- Soil Science
- Animal Diseases
NOTE: CENTURION ACADEMY (PTY) LTD RESERVES THE RIGHT TO MAKE CHANGES TO THE PROGRAMME SYLLABUS AND ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS IN ACCORDANCE WITH LEGISLATIVE PRESCRIPTIONS, WITHOUT PRIOR NOTIFICATION AND WITHOUT FURNISHING REASONS THEREFORE.
- Field Guide (FGASA)
- First Aid (Level 1)
- Professional Hunter
- Snake Identification and Handling
Work Integrated Learning
You will attend practical weeks in conservation areas.
- Game Ranch Manager
- Game Capture and Transport
- Game Ranger
- Animal Rehabilitation and Breeding
- Nature and Wildlife Guide
- Nature Conservationist
Further Study Opportunities
Entry into Diploma studies in Nature Management (60% average in HC Nature Management & selection interview)