Next Course: 30 March – 13 April

Closing date for applications:

  • 20 February for existing theory students wishing to obtain a qualification
  • 15 March for students who wish to attend the two weeks for personal enrichment

Who is this course suited to?
This course is suited to anyone who would like to spend two weeks learning about the wonders of African Wildlife as well as our Correspondence Course theory students who are wanting to obtain a Guiding qualification.

FGASA’s ‘Field Guide’ qualification is the minimum entry requirement into the workplace as a field guide. Please refer to our FAQ page to read about the difference between a ‘field guide’ and a ‘game ranger’.

Course duration – 14 days

Pre-requisites – 18+; Drivers licence; Able to comfortably walk 2km. Students wishing to obtain a qualification must have completed at least 70% of the correspondence course theory course before attending.


Intibane Camp! Thanda Safari (pictured above). Nestled between bush and beach our camp is located on a  14,500ha Big Five Reserve in the heart of Zululand. Accommodation is in basic thatched chalets with a fan, air conditioner and en suite bathroom. The ultimate training facility!

2018 Course dates

  • 30 March – 13 April
  • 10 – 25 September

2018 Rates

FGASA Qualification Non FGASA Qualification
Local Rate – R25,900 Local Rate – R24,415
International Rate – R31,405 International Rate – 29,700

No of students per course
Maximum 10 students per course to ensure the best possible learning experience
Please note that you need to contact us to find out if there is space before you pay the (non-refundable) registration fee – space is limited!

Certification and Accreditation
Africa Nature Training is a Field Guides Association of Southern Africa (FGASA) accredited training provider that is accredited by CATHSSETA. We will facilitate your registration with FGASA. FGASA will register you with CATHSSETA if you successfully complete the course.