- The six month course includes comprehensive practical and theoretical training in tracking, mammals, animal behaviour, 4×4 skills, big calibre rifle skills, practical game drive experience, bush walks, etc.
- The one-year course includes the initial six-month training period plus an additional six-month placement at a lodge or research venue. Upon completion of the courses, you will gain qualifications such as FGASA Level 1, FGASA Trails Guide theory, Advanced Rifle Handling, Cybertracker certification, SASSETA certification, First Aid certificate and much more! Our graduates are some of the most highly respected field guides in Southern Africa and get the best jobs in the industry.
To date we have trained over 200 professional field guides, many of whom are now employed on some of the finest game reserves in Southern Africa. We have built our outstanding reputation on providing the very best field guide training, with a dedication to the idea that nothing can substitute for experience working on safari. We also ensure that our students experience Africa in a fun, safe and responsible way that will lead them to become the very best safari field guides with an eye for conservation and attention to protect the areas in which they work.
The Bushwise safari field guide courses is a once in a lifetime experience that you will never forget. Our course is the ideal platform for a successful field guiding career or even just for an unforgettable year out.