Course Information : Field Guide Training

At Ulovane Environmental Training we pride ourselves on offering outstanding courses with great success in creating knowledgeable, enthusiastic and ethical guides who are committed to conservation and who truly want to make a difference. 

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WHY CHOOSE ULOVANE?

  • We take a personal interest in each and every student and enjoy sharing our passion and dedication with you. Our teams flexibility and interest according to personal development and career path. We are here to assist you in achieving your goals and being successful in the course.
  • We will continue to be of support once you begin your career in the eco-tourism industry (you become a part of the Ulovane Family).
  • We are very proud of our training facility on Ulovane Reserve and believe it is one of the TOP training facilities in South Africa. The camp offers our students a comfortable lodge like environment. Our fully equipped lecture room with library, overhead projector, insect collection and comfortable desk and chairs to ensure the students are in the perfect environment to concentrate on their studies. Our camp is GREEN – We not only preach the concept of energy saving and zero emission, but we truly live it and make everyone aware that we have to change our lifestyle to save our beautiful planet.
  • Amakhala Game Reserve provides the students with extensive exposure and experience with most of the big 5 as well as Cheetah, brown hyena, caracal, serval and bat eared foxes, ensuring a diverse experience.

Who would enjoy these courses?

  • Anyone who is over 18 and under 50.
  • If you have a passion for the environment and wildlife and are serious about a career within the Lodging and Hospitality industry, then Ulovane Environmental Training is for you.
  • Anyone looking for a change in their lifestyle from a boring 8–5 job
  • You may not specifically want a career as a guide, but want to learn more about the environment, wildlife and people.
  • Anyone who wants to gain knowledge and skills  in nature.
  • If you have a passion for nature and learning, you will enjoy our courses. What you put in, is what you get out!

Below please find information for the Ulovane FGASA accredited courses on offer for 2014 and beyond!

There are two options: the Career Focus Courses and the Specialised Guide Courses.

CAREER FOCUS COURSES

These Career Focus courses can ensure you an excellent start to your career in the Lodge and Guiding Industry. Ulovane Environmental Training can help you achieve your guiding skills and qualifications in the most spectacular and unmatched experience available. These professional skills and recognized qualifications will open the doors to your guiding career anywhere in Africa.

2 Year FGASA Level 2 Nature, Marine & Trails Guide Skills Program

2 Year FGASA Level 2 Nature, Marine & Trails Guide Skills Program

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1 Year FGASA Level 1 Nature, Marine & Back-up Trails Guide Skills Program

6 month FGASA Level 1 Nature, Marine & Back-up Trails Guide Skills Program

6 month FGASA Level 1 Nature, Marine & Back-up Trails Guide Skills Program

4 ½ Month FGASA Level 1 Nature & Back-up Trails Guide Skills Program

4 ½ Month FGASA Level 1 Nature & Back-up Trails Guide Skills Program

10 Week FGASA Level 2 Nature Guide Skills Program

10 Week FGASA Level 2 Nature Guide Skills Program

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10 Week FGASA Level 1 Nature Guide Skills Program

SPECIALISED GUIDE COURSES

These Specialised courses are for guides who already have their FGASA Level One qualification. Ulovane Environmental Training can help you achieve specialised qualifications, so that you may go on to be a guide that everyone wants to hire! These professional skills and recognised qualifications will open even more doors to your guiding career anywhere in Africa.

7 Week FGASA Back-up Trails Guide Specialization Course

7 Week FGASA Back-up Trails Guide Specialization Course

4 Week FGASA Marine Guide Specialization Course

4 Week FGASA Marine Guide Specialization Course

21 Day FGASA Birding Specialist Course

21 Day FGASA Birding Specialist Course

5 Day FGASA Tracking Skills Specialization Course

5 Day FGASA Tracking Skills Specialization Course

5 Day FGASA Advanced Rifle Handling Specialization Course

5 Day FGASA Advanced Rifle Handling Specialization Course