Included in your volunteer program if you are staying longer than 8 weeks, is a Nature Guide/Game Ranger course. This course is done on a self-study basis, but you have the added benefit of an on-site instructor that will be tutoring you and taking you out into the field throughout your time with us. You will have to complete a workbook, write an exam and do a practical assessment after 8+ weeks to obtain the final qualification. Upon the successful completion you will have a NQF2 Nature Guide Certificate from a CATHSSETA accredited training provider.
THE COURSE INCLUDES:
THE COURSE EXCLUDES:
Here you will learn the day to day running of the farm.
We developed a 6ha Lucerne field which with an underground drip irrigation and powered with solar electricity. Our aim is to increase the size to 19ha in order to de able to feed all animals on the farm should there be a drought year.
Help set up our horse stables, tack room & feed room
We would like all students to be involved in building our database on various species & submitting data to Virtual Museum @ ADU (Animal Demography Unit, http://vmus.adu.org.za)
Please create an account with the ADU and get familiar with the website & also download the BirdLasser App (for birds) & get familiar with the APP.