Thursday, 29 March 2018


Live the ‘African Dream’ in the heart of the South African wilderness….
The SAFARI RANGER INTERNSHIP PROGRAM is the opportunity of a lifetime for individuals wanting to kick-start a career in conservation; students looking for a unique gap-year opportunity; or for those just wanting to experience the African bush.
Merge yourself into the African wilderness for 3-months for an educational and experiential learning adventure of note as you become part of an elite wildlife management team protecting and looking after a pristine 8 000 ha conservation area located in the Northern Drakensberg Mountains of South Africa.

Apart from the experience gained students will be rewarded with a fully Accredited Qualification in Field Guiding and no less than ten Skills-programme Certificates which is suitable for international "credit point" accumulation and ideal for resume (CV) purposes.


Monday, 26 March 2018

Career Opportunities In The African Safari Industry

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AFRICAN BUSH TRAINING is the leading ‘supplier’ of trained field guides and conservation personnel to the game lodge and wildlife industry, not only in Southern Africa, but across Africa.
The Safari- and Eco-Tourism industry is currently BOOMING in Africa, and there is a constant demand for quality, well trained services personnel at lodges, reserves and wildlife facilities. Be it for Field Guides, Reserve Rangers, Research Assistants, Environmental Educators or General Lodge Staff - you will find an abundance of employment opportunities carrying decent salaries with outstanding benefits.
The good news is, you don't have to ‘break the bank’ to get yourself settled in the industry because you can get professionally qualified at a fraction of the cost of tertiary education, and finding suitable employment is much easier than with a general tertiary education behind your name.
Newcomers to the industry are also encouraged to build a ‘Portfolio of Evidence’ by attending and completing as many short courses and experiential learning programmes they can to strengthen resumes and qualify for Recognition of Prior Learning.
At AFRICAN BUSH TRAINING we are committed to supply a constant flow of competent and confident individuals to the wildlife industry by training and placing students throughout the sub-continent.
Our partnership with some of the top lodges and reserves in Southern Africa as well as a longstanding relationship with other African countries such as Botswana, Kenya, Tanzania, Zambia and Namibia - places AFRICAN BUSH TRAINING at the forefront of talent development and job creation in developing countries.
Start working on your career TODAY with AFRICAN BUSH TRAINING...

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Thursday, 8 March 2018

Game Ranger & Reserve Management Course

Follow the daily footsteps of ex-Parksboard Wardens, Nature Guides and Active Game Rangers as they manage and look after a pristine 8 000 ha conservationcy located in the Northern Drakensberg Mountains of the Limpopo Province, South Africa.

Understanding the fundamental concepts and theories behind managing and looking after a conservation area; and being able to apply these concepts in practice  is paramount to the success of any  game reserve - and that is exactly what this course is all about.
Start your conservation career off on a high under the mentorship of renowned conservationists and veterans in the field; or just join the course for a life changing wilderness experience…the choice is yours, but one thing is certain - what you will learn and experience is priceless!!!
The GAME RANGER & RESERVE MANAGEMENT COURSE will provide you with a wealth of knowledge and insights into the responsible conservation management practices.


Get your qualification today and enjoy living and working in the bush!!!
This all-in-one qualification course offer entry-level students the opportunity to gain all the  knowledge, skills and confidence they need to successfully enter the guiding industry as qualified guides with the competence to uphold industry standards with pride and honour. This course will reward you with the full FGASA Level 1 qualification as well as registration with CATHSSETA. In other words, you will be ready to work as a guide straight after the course… The course covers the prescribed theory, and provides extensive practical experience under guidance of the experienced lecturers.
At AFRICAN BUSH TRAINING we don't only train nature guide - we grow ambassadors for conservation!!!
Become a AFRICAN BUSH TRAINING ‘guide’ today, and enjoy a lifetime of career support, guidance and friendship, because with us you’re not only a number, you become part of a wildlife legacy.