Many of EcoTraining's programs and courses are accredited by leading associations such as the Field Guides Association of Southern Africa (FGASA) and certified by official training entities such as the Culture, Art, Tourism, Hospitality and Sports Sector Education and Training Authority of South Africa (CATHSSETA). Please check on accreditation and certification before registering for a course.
If you love the idea of taking safari lodge guests from all over the world out on walking and game drive safaris into Africa’s wild places, finding wildlife for them, and teaching them fascinating facts about the animals and ecosystems, then EcoTraining’s Professional Field Guide course is for you.
Explore the wilderness of the majestic Makuleke Concession in the famed Kruger National Park or Mashatu in the Northern Tuli Reserve in Botswana on foot, on a 28-day Trails Guide course (FGASA-accredited), where the majority of your time will be spent conducting bush walks in big game country.
EcoTraining’s signature Kenya Safari Guide course consists of 28 adventure-packed days living in and learning about nature and ecology at our wilderness camp in the Lewa Wildlife Conservancy in Kenya. You will take part in a variety of learning activities, while driving and walking in some of the most stunning areas of Africa.