Find your Freedom with EcoTraining

What does freedom mean for you?

As World Freedom Day approaches, EcoTraining challenges you to redefine your idea of freedom. Being nature lovers, we at EcoTraining find our freedom in the heart of the African Bush, where conservation and nature unite perfectly.

Connecting with nature

Instructor Richard Davis’ true freedom means connecting with nature on a deeper level. 

“Our days are only regulated by the rising and setting of the sun, and this just allows us to get back in tune with nature and embrace freedom,” said Davis. 

Imagine walking in the footsteps of a field guide or diving deep into the intricate ecosystems that make up Mother Nature herself. Whether you are a budding conservationist or simply an enthusiast, EcoTraining offers you the key to your version of freedom.

Your quest for freedom

At EcoTraining, your quest for freedom begins with choosing a Wildlife Enthusiast Short Course or the 1-year Professional Field Guide Course.

Embark on an unforgettable journey.

The Professional Field Guide Course allows you to work with highly qualified instructors and complete a series of separate certificate courses in wilderness medicine, animal tracking, advanced rifle handling, FGASA Nature site guide NQF2 training, FGASA Apprentice Trails Guide training and advanced birding.

These subjects are taught through exciting wilderness walks and game drives each day, as well as interesting lectures in their open-air bush classroom in up to four camps.

The course also included a 5- to 6-month placement programme where you’ll get to work with professional staff and management at a property to develop your newly acquired skills. This hands-on experience will be invaluable as you put your skills to the test and gain real-world experience in the field.

At the end of the course, graduates will walk away with practical experience in the safari industry, various certificates and invaluable knowledge.

#findyourfreedom with EcoTraining and start your conservation journey today! 

Immerse yourself in the African wilderness, expand your knowledge, and embark on a transformative learning experience with EcoTraining.

Sign up for one of the EcoTraining Career Courses today! 

For more information on our Career courses, contact or call +27 (0)13 7522532

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