Tuesday, 4 December 2018


Visit the ABT website at www.africanbushtraining.com
Sign up for the 55-day Field Guide Course and enjoy living and working in the bush…

The professional Field Guide Course will reward you with the full FGASA Level 1 Certificate as well as the CATHSSETA (NQF2) Qualification in Nature Guiding...

The FGASA Level 1 Nature Guide Qualification is the most sought after qualification required by the guiding industry for employment. The FGASA Level 1 Course also contains the CATHSSETA Nature Site Guide qualification, which is the minimum requirement for guides to register as legal tour guides in South Africa. Beyond Southern Africa’s borders, the higher standard of the FGASA qualification also enjoys recognition in many other countries on and off the African Continent.

At AFRICAN BUSH TRAINING, we dont just train field guides, we strife to train exceptional guides - guides with a deep understanding of the natural environment - guides that can interpret the magic of the wilderness with as much enthusiasm as the magnificence of a lion roaring over the African savanna  plains- guides who can use their time with tourists to spread the conservation message - guides who can become future conservation leaders - guides who can truly fulfil the role of ambassadors for wildlife. But this course is also so much more... it's an opportunity for personal growth, for learning new skills and and an experience of a lifetime.
We also include three ISCI accredited learning program certificates in this course namely: Basic Birding, Basic Tracking and Dangerous Game Behaviour.

Become an 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 family.

Lodge Management Courses

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A rigorous and demanding course central to the development of lodge managers and leaders of hospitality teams.
The intent of this course is to explore and analyse the operational principles and practices of managing a lodge. The functionality, interrelationships and management of various divisions/departments of lodging operations and their respective roles and functional components are examined - including general management of staff.
Students will also focus on Customer Service and the means of introducing Performance Management Strategies. Students will learn how to apply Best Practice Principles and Standard Setting to the operation and management of a lodging facility. Students will also be introduced to the theories and application of Influential Communication, Meeting Management, Staff Motivation and Planning/Goal Setting techniques.
This rapid development program ensures that students are fully equipped with the essential Management capabilities, leadership skills and confidence to achieve success in the role of lodge manager.
We pack a huge amount into this course over the thirty day period offering participants a blend of easily accessible, pragmatic theory and practical thought-provoking exercises whilst ensuring that everyone goes away having had a really enjoyable and rewarding experience, and that you have a specific action plan to apply your management capabilities in a management role - with distinction.