Higher Certificate | 1 Year | NQF 5 (120 credits) | SAQA ID 63712

Admission Requirements

NSC (Gr 12) with entrance to Higher Certificate studies or National Certificate (Vocational) with the minimum requirements for entrance to Higher Certificate studies, as specified by UMALUSI (40% in language of instruction)

Career Opportunities
  • Assistant Game Ranger
  • Assistant Game Farm Manager
  • Field guide
  • Animal Rehabilitation & Breeding
  • Professional Hunter
Curriculum
Year 1
  • Animal Diseases
  • Soil Science
  • Plant Science
  • Ecology
  • Game Ranch Management
  • Conservation Communication
  • Animal Studies
  • Conservation Development
Compulsory Extras
  • Field Guide (FGASA)
  • First Aid (Level 1)
Optional Extras
  • Professional Hunter
  • Snake Identification and Handling
Further Studies

Entry into Diploma studies in Nature Management (60% average in HC & selection interview)

Experience based learning (WIL) of 7 months towards entry to Diploma Nature Management

Nature Management (HC) is offered at:

, Centurion, Klerksdorp, Tygervalley,