Kenya Safari Guide

EcoTraining’s signature Kenya Safari Guide course consists of 28 adventure-packed days living in and learning about nature and ecology at our wilderness camps 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.

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WHY DO THE COURSE

Whether you’ve chosen a professional career linked to wildlife or nature, have just finished school and are on your gap year, if you’ve possibly taken a career break or are a regular traveller to the bush, this course is for you. It is structured to maximise the practical experience of our learners in the bush.

Each day allows for hours of time spent in the field interpreting the ecology and enjoying a wildlife experience.

SUBJECTS

WHAT WE COVER
  • Field guiding as a profession
  • Basic 4×4 driving
  • Navigation and orientation
  • Radio procedures
  • Ecology
  • Reptiles
  • Geology and soil
  • Amphibians
  • Fish
  • Mammals
  • Weather and climate
  • Anticipating animal behaviour

COURSE DATES

1 October-28 October 2017 (Mara Training centre)

2 November-29 November 2017 (Borana)

16 January-12 February 2018 (Mara Training centre)

1 June-28 June 2018 (Mara Training centre)

2 November-29 November 2018 (Borana)

YOU COULD WALK AWAY WITH

All students will be awarded with an EcoTraining Certificate on completion. Students will have the opportunity to attempt the KPSGA bronze qualification.