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Bushwise

guarantees employment

Since 2012, all South Africa graduates of the 50 week FGASA Field Guide course have secured a job offer within six months.

*Not including Covid-19 lockdown period when many companies had hiring freezes.

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Comprehensive field guide training

in South Africa

1

Do your FGASA-
accredited training.

2

Complete your
six-month placement.

3

Get personalised
recruitment services.

4

You’re guaranteed
employment.

Our programs

In-person: Bushwise Professional Field Guide Course
In-person: Bushwise Professional Field Guide Course
23 or 50 weeks
07 Jan
£ 16,700
In-person: FGASA Field Guiding and Conservation Careers Internship
In-person: FGASA Field Guiding and Conservation Careers Internship
23 or 50 weeks
07 Jan
£ 16,700
In-person: 35-Day Practical FGASA Course
In-person: 35-Day Practical FGASA Course
4.8571428571429 weeks
07 Jan
£ 3,850
Online: FGASA Field Guiding Online Course
Online: FGASA Field Guiding Online Course
12 weeks
09 Jan
£ 1,300
Online: FGASA Nature Enthusiast Online Course
Online: FGASA Nature Enthusiast Online Course
8 weeks
09 Jan
£ 650
Online: Introduction to Field Guiding Online Course
Online: Introduction to Field Guiding Online Course
4 weeks
14 Nov
£ 650

Hear from our students and staff

I had the most amazing 6 months with Bushwise and cannot praise highly enough the quality of training and friendliness of all the staff. The experience and knowledge I gained goes far beyond what I expected, with trainers passing on information that you cannot possibly learn in textbooks! The Bushwise campus is the perfect balance between a professional training environment and a family atmosphere where you instantly feel safe and comfortable in the bush. As an international wanting to get into the industry there are additional challenges compared to South Africans, but again the support and patience from Bushwise was and still is incredible!

Sophie Pyper United Kingdom, 2020

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The Lowveld is lekker: living next to Kruger

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