Online Trails Enthusiast Course
Discover how to walk safely in the presence of wild animals - from the comfort of your home. For five weeks we will take you on a virtual adventure with live lectures from expert instructors as part of the Trails Enthusiast course.
WHY DO THE COURSE?
You will learn about animal behaviour, navigation, wildlife tracking, wilderness safety, and dealing with potentially dangerous animals, to name a few.
Trails Enthusiast Course presents the same course contents of a certified FGASA Trails Guide programme, without having to do the exams and practical assessments.
Online participants will receive lectures from a diverse range of specialist instructors, which will include;
- In-depth coverage of the Apprentice Trails Guide modules
- Theory reviews/Quizzes
- Live Q&A with the lecturer and other participants
Live lectures will range between one hour and two hours, with a live Q & A session after each session.
Watch the video to get a sneak peek of the course and its set up.
- Introduction To The Apprentice Trails Guide Course
- Navigation And Orientation
- Weapon Handling For Walking In Dangerous Game Areas
- Animal Tracking And Track Identification
- Conducting Guided Walks
- How To Approach Potentially Dangerous Animals On Foot Safely
- Dangerous Animal Knowledge And Behaviour
- Basic Incident Management
YOU COULD GRADUATE WITH
- EcoTraining Certificate of Participation
- An understanding of how to walk safely in big five areas
05 April – 10 May 2022
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