Our NQF Level 4 Nature Site Guide Course is aimed at guides wanting to graduate to the higher levels of guiding. The course content is based on our latest publication The Nature Guide, plus the publication The vegetation of SA.
The level 4 qualification is considered the professional guide qualification. A guide that qualifies for this kind of appointment has achieved the level 4 qualification with several years of practical Guiding experience and an excellent interpreting ability.
They are capable of explaining phenomena at basic scientific levels. This is why a solid foundation is so important as it creates the basis on which to build their advanced Guiding skills.
Applicants need to have minimum of NQF 2 Nature Guide qualification and 1 year practical workplace experience.
Distance Learning cost: R 12 650,00 per person (Incl VAT) – Cost includes study material, practical assessment and 3 written examinations.
The distance learning course meets the requirements of the Skills Programme Nature Site Guide: Level 4, consisting of the following SAQA Unit Standards:
- Conduct a guided nature experience (335799);
- Care for customers (246740);
- Conduct a tourist guiding activity (335801);
- Minimise and manage safety and emergency incidents (255914);
- Conduct a guided biome experience (335815).