Why Choose Ulovane Environmental Training?

  • We take a personal interest in each and every student and enjoy sharing our passion and dedication with you. Our team’s flexibility and interest according to personal development and career path is what sets us apart. We are here to assist you in achieving your goals and being successful in your life.
  • We will continue to be of support once you begin your career in the ecotourism industry (you become a part of the Ulovane Family).
  • Highly qualified permanent Trainers are here to encourage and support you throughout your time with us. They are very happy to share the knowledge and skills they have gained over their years of guiding and training with you. Click here to find out more about our trainers qualifications and experience.
  • The diversity of courses that we offer means that once you start with Ulovane there are opportunities for you to gain all the qualifications that you are interested in with us. We offer specialised courses such as 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 to develop leaders. Punctuality, responsibility, accountability, planning ahead 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 provide the students with real guests for their game drive assessments.
  • We are very proud of our training facility on Ulovane Reserve and believe it is one of the TOP 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 have to change our lifestyle to save our beautiful planet.
  • 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.


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 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!