Ranger Training General Information

Cost of Course Includes

  • Accommodation
  • Laundry service once weekly
  • 3 meals per day, any additional snacks are to be provided by the learner
  • Access to tea, coffee and juice
  • Wine tasting and hospitality educational
  • Study Manual
  • FGASA practical assessment (NQF2)
  • Training, Theoretical lectures and practical training
  • Snake handling training
  • First Aid level 1
  • 4X4 Driving Course
  • FGASA weapon handling assessments (BRH)
  • SASSETA rifle certificate
  • FGASA membership
  • One year subscription with FGASA
  • Limited Internet time for research on presentation topic only.

Extra Mural Activities (at own cost)
The course runs 60 days consecutively with 2 breaks scheduled over weekends. This is a structured and intensive course which requires participants to make productive use of their free time by studying and preparing for assignments. The scheduled breaks may be used to explore the Eastern Cape and surrounding biodiversity or extra study time.

Extra’s and Services
There is no network coverage at the tented accommodation and these services are only available at the main building

Internet: memory dockets can be purchases to make use of the wireless network
Access to telephone by purchasing a World Call Card. Cards can be purchased at most Vodacom shops, at the Port Elizabeth airport and any Post office.

R50 deposit will be requested on arrival for laundry bag, room key and general responsibility for facility and equipment.

Course Requirements

Recommended Packing & Reading

FGASA Code of Conduct

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