Why Choose Ulovane Environmental Training?

  • Our permanent staff are highly qualified trainers who are here to encourage and support you throughout your time with us. Sharing knowledge and skills with you that they have gained over the years, of guiding and training, is done with passion and dedication. Click here to find out more about our trainer’s qualifications and experience.
  • Our team’s flexibility and interest according to personal development and career path are what sets us apart because we take a personal interest in each individual student. We are here to assist you in achieving your goals and becoming successful in your life.
  • We are very proud of our training facility on Ulovane Reserve and believe it is one of the leading training facilities in South Africa. Ulovane campus offers our students a comfortable lodge-like environment 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, but we truly live it and make everyone aware that we must change our lifestyle to save our beautiful planet.
  • Due to the diversity of courses on offer at Ulovane, once you start with us, you are provided with opportunities to gain qualifications that suit your interests. Our specialised courses include Trails Guide, Marine and Birding courses over and above the baseline qualifications.
  • We believe that to become a successful guide one needs to be a successful leader and therefore focus on developing personal traits needed to develop leaders. Punctuality, responsibility, accountability, forward planning and taking control of situations are some of the key areas that we focus on which will ensure you become successful in life, no matter what you decide to do afterwards.
  • Our unique Assessment Process is designed to give you the best opportunities to be fully competent in all the aspects of guiding. We are one of the few, if not the only training provider that gives the opportunity to the students to have real guests for their game drive assessments.
  • Amakhala Game Reserve and surroundings provide the students with extensive exposure and experience with most of the big 5 as well as Cheetah, ensuring a diverse experience.
  • Once you begin your career in the Ecotourism industry, we will continue to be of support, as once you embark on your journey with us, you forever remain part of the Ulovane family.

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Who would enjoy these courses?

  • Anyone who is over 18 and under 50 and has a passion for nature, wildlife and learning.
  • A person that is serious about a career within the eco-tourism and conservation industries.
  • Someone looking for a change in their lifestyle and career, for this you must be ready to get out of your comfort zone.
  • It is important to know that you will need to be a people’s person and enjoy socialising.
  • A leader, a planner and most of all respectful, of nature and others.
  • It is important to be a team player as you will be working with a team of guides and lodge/conservation staff that need you to be able to communicate well and ensure that operations run smoothly.
  • These courses require your dedication and hard work – what you put in, is what you get out!